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Press Releases
Mar 18, 2020
Mexican wolf population up by 32 in 2020 wolf count

Iconic, native carnivore shows resilience in the face of mismanagement and human obstacles

#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #GreaterGila, #StopExtinction, #TrapFreeNM, #WildlandsForWildlife
Mar 11, 2020
Idaho Agreement Restricts Wolf-killing, Bans Use of M-44 Cyanide Bombs

Legal Victory Will Protect Idaho’s Wildlife, Pets

#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Feb 19, 2020
Trump Administration Announces New Plans to Slash Sage Grouse Protections in Seven Western States

Trump administration announced today that it will release new plans to slash protections for the dwindling greater sage grouse

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Feb 18, 2020
Lawsuit Launched Over Trump’s Massive Rollback of Pollution Protections for Rivers, Wetlands

Rule Threatens Millions of Acres of Wetlands, Hundreds of Endangered Species

Rivers, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #LivingRio, #LivingRivers, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
Feb 10, 2020
Advocates to Rally TOMORROW to Defend Federal Attacks on Bedrock Environmental Law

Events to include VIP press conference, citizens rally, and panel discussion to coincide with Trump administration public hearing in Denver * Action expected to draw hundreds, will include visually impactful signs and banners, and diverse voices

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
Jan 24, 2020
Advocates cry foul as Washington grants taxpayer money to private, anti-wildlife group

WildEarth Guardians asks Washington State Attorney General to investigate grant money that could be used to kill wolves

#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife
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

#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

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