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Press Releases
Jul 19, 2021
Grazing permits on Colville National Forest threaten imperiled bull trout

Groups send Forest Service 60-day notice of intent to sue for failing to consider livestock impacts on threatened bull trout and their critical habitat

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
Jul 15, 2021
Judge rebukes U.S. Army Corps of Engineers excuses, orders immediate actions to save Willamette River Chinook salmon and winter steelhead

Court demands changes in dam operations and firm timelines to change the extinction trajectory of salmon and steelhead

Rivers, Wildlife
#EcosystemRestoration, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
Jul 7, 2021
Indigenous-directed film asks Interior Sec Haaland to return federal protections to gray wolves 

Over 120 Tribes have signed "The Wolf: A Treaty of Cultural and Environmental Survival" and call on Secretary Haaland to meet with a Tribal delegation regarding the Treaty

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
Jul 7, 2021
Investigative drilling near Holy Cross Wilderness threatens imperiled species

Guardians and allies send notice of intent to sue to federal agencies

Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
#CORiver, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers, #StopExtinction
Jun 26, 2021
Federal court rejects crucial aspects of revised forest plan for Flathead National Forest

Judge faults federal agencies for leaving protection of threatened grizzly bears and bull trout out of the equation

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #Rewilding, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jun 23, 2021
Campaign launched to overhaul state management of wolves

Strategic, analytical tools made available to wolf advocates and state agencies

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jun 17, 2021
$15,000 reward offered for info on wolf poaching in Stevens County

Shooting death of female wolf marks end of Washington’s Wedge pack

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
Jun 16, 2021
Conservation groups ask Biden administration to immediately restore wolf protections in northern Rockies 

New draconian wolf killing laws in Idaho and Montana prompt renewed push to restore federal safeguards for wolves

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Jun 16, 2021
Groups, scientists protest grizzly bear committee blackout, call for apology and full transparency

Grizzlies are of enormous public interest and action is needed by the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee to restore transparency and public trust

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
Jun 8, 2021
Additions to Bitterroot Grizzly Bear Recovery Area recommended

Report finds grizzly denning areas and year-round habitat between grizzly bear recovery areas in western Montana and northern Idaho

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife