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Current work in wildlife, rivers, public lands, and climate

Press Releases
Feb 19, 2021
FERC moves forward with pumped storage hydro project near Lake Powell

Conservation groups vow to continue to fight this climate-doomed project

Wildlife
#CORiver, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers
Feb 17, 2021
Guardians joins 500 groups in support of confirming Rep. Deb Haaland as Interior Secretary

Overwhelming support for confirmation of first Native American as U.S. Secretary of the Department of the Interior

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
#ClimateJustice, #DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #GreaterChaco, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement, #ProtectPrairieDogEmpires, #PublicLandsInPublicHands, #Rewilding, #SafeguardTheSagebrushSea, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Feb 11, 2021
Federal judge overturns Trump administration’s gutting of greater sage grouse protections

Court holds unlawful Trump assault on ten million acres of prime sage grouse habitat

Public Lands, Wildlife
#ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #SafeguardTheSagebrushSea, #StopExtinction
Feb 3, 2021
Guardians seeks endangered species listing protection for 80 remaining Texas ocelots

Fragmented, small populations need more habitat connectivity and a tear down of the border wall for survival

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Feb 2, 2021
“Roxy’s Law” passes New Mexico Senate Conservation Committee

"Roxy's Law" would outlaw traps, snares, and wildlife poisons on public lands in New Mexico

Wildlife
#TrapFreeNM
Jan 27, 2021
Recent incidents highlight trapping as a statewide problem

The number of trapping incidents reported on public lands is on the rise, especially in rural New Mexico.

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #PressStatement, #TrapFreeNM
Jan 19, 2021
Bill to outlaw traps, snares, and wildlife poisons introduced in New Mexico Senate

Number of trapped dogs piles up as “Roxy’s Law” is introduced

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #PressStatement, #TrapFreeNM, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jan 14, 2021
Guardians, coalition challenge nationwide wolf delisting

Lawsuit blasts the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to follow the science

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Jan 14, 2021
Groups challenge Trump administration’s latest assaults on Endangered Species Act

Regulations finalized last month strip vital protection from imperiled species’ essential recovery habitat

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Jan 13, 2021
Burlington Northern seeks federal permission to continue killing grizzlies in Montana

Railway company applies for 7-year permit to kill 18 grizzlies as “incidental” cost of doing business

Wildlife
#PressStatement, #StopExtinction