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Press Releases
May 14, 2021
Huge clearcutting plan next to Yellowstone threatening grizzlies and lynx halted

Proposal called for 4,600 acres of clearcuts, bulldozing up to 56 miles of roads on public lands just outside of Yellowstone National Park

Public Lands, Wildlife
#PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
May 13, 2021
Emergency federal protections sought for imperiled Joshua tree

WildEarth Guardians files Endangered Species Act petitions for climate-threatened desert plant

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
May 11, 2021
Positive step in defense of rare New Mexico plants threatened by fracking

Guardians seeks Endangered Species Act protection for imperiled Aztec gilia and Clover’s cactus found only in the Greater Chaco Landscape of northwestern New Mexico

Climate + Energy, Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #FrackOffChaco, #GreaterChaco, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
May 7, 2021
Idaho Governor Little signs wolf extermination bill into law

New law allows hunters, trappers, and private contractors to slaughter 90% of the wolves in Idaho by numerous brutal methods

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
May 5, 2021
10-year anniversary of northern Rockies wolf delisting comes amid on-going slaughter

Undemocratic move a decade ago opened floodgates for widespread wolf killing in Idaho and Montana, paving the way for even more barbaric wolf-killing schemes in 2021

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
Apr 23, 2021
Huge clearcutting, roadbuilding plan next to Yellowstone National Park opposed

U.S. Forest Service plan for 4,600 acres of clearcuts and bulldozing 56 miles of roads on public lands just outside Yellowstone National Park threatens grizzly bears and Canada lynx

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #WildlandsForWildlife
Apr 22, 2021
An Earth Day gift for national forests and climate resiliency

Legacy Roads and Trails legislation introduced for clean water, connected habitat, and jobs

Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
#EcosystemRestoration, #PressStatement, #Rewilding
Apr 21, 2021
Feds provide habitat protections for imperiled western yellow-billed cuckoo

Broader designation needed to safeguard species and living rivers

Rivers, Wildlife
#CORiver, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #LivingRio, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers, #StopExtinction
Apr 16, 2021
Judge rules against federal sheep station grazing in Idaho’s Centennial Mountains

Government’s analysis failed to account for impacts to grizzly bears, bighorn sheep, and other vulnerable wildlife

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Apr 13, 2021
WildEarth Guardians scores big protections for wildlife in New Mexico

Agreement with USDA’s Wildlife Services curbs killing of cougars, bears, and other native species

Public Lands, Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #WildlandsForWildlife