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Press Releases
Jan 21, 2020
Federal Protections Sought for Rare Rio Grande Fish

Rio Grande Shiner Threatened by River Mismanagement

Rivers, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #LivingRio, #LivingRivers, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers, #RioGrande, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jan 17, 2020
New Mexico OKs Widespread Trapping Despite Broad Public Opposition

Game Commission Disregards Perils to Endangered Wolves, Pets

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #TrapFreeNM
Dec 18, 2019
Colorado First Gentleman Joins Wildlife Advocates in Demanding End to Use of Sodium Cyanide Bombs

Colorado Environmental Leaders Call for Federal Legislation After EPA
Reauthorizes Use of Deadly Devices

Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife
Dec 5, 2019
Trump administration again reauthorizes wildlife-killing cyanide bombs despite strong opposition

Sodium cyanide will continue to be used and continue to be a threat to people, pets, and non-target

Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife
Nov 27, 2019
Wild wolf pup dragging leghold trap in Gila

Another pup is undergoing treatment as private trapping continues to take a toll on endangered species and public lands

Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife
Nov 22, 2019
Game Commission ignores public, pushes inadequate trapping rule

2400 public comments result in zero change to rule proposal

Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #TrapFreeNM
Nov 20, 2019
New Mexico Game Commission faces deadline to improve trapping rule

Traps have been banned in neighboring states and dozens of countries but not yet in New Mexico

Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife
Nov 19, 2019
Lawsuit Targets Wildlife-killing Program in Montana

WildEarth Guardians sues Wildlife Services for its failure to look at environmental impact of its killing program since mid-1990s

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife
Nov 6, 2019
Court order forces Trump administration to pull sage-grouse habitat from Nevada oil auction

Rare birds spared from development

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Wildlife
#KeepItInTheGround, #SafeguardTheSagebrushSea, #WildlandsForWildlife
Nov 5, 2019
WildEarth Guardians Fighting for Iconic Joshua Trees in Court

Trump Administration Ignored Science, Climate Change Impacts when Refusing Protections

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Wildlife
#KeepItInTheGround, #WildlandsForWildlife