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Press Releases
Sep 7, 2005
Caldera Grazing Sparks Debate

The trust board is putting the cow before the fish, elk, birds and streams. None of the streams flowing through the Valles Caldera National Preserve meet state water quality standards and should be better protected from grazing.
Contact: Albuquerque Journal

Rivers
#ReviveTheRio
Aug 29, 2005
First Healthy Forests

Under an August 26th deadline, WildEarth Guardians filed the first ever “objection” in the state under President Bush’s Healthy Forests Act.
Contact: WildEarth Guardians

Public Lands
Aug 23, 2005
Objection of Perk-Grindstone Fuels and Vegetation Project Environmental Assessment on the Lincoln National Forest

Objector contends that with this project, Forest Supervisor Jose M. Martinez and the Lincoln National Forest (LNF) violate the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)..
Contact: WildEarth Guardians

Public Lands
#WildlandsForWildlife
Aug 22, 2005
Rare Falcons Found on Area Slated for Oil and Gas Drilling on Otero Mesa – Sightings Require Feds to Reconsider Drilling Impacts

Endangered aplomado falcons were seen earlier this month on an area of Otero Mesa slated for oil and gas drilling..
Contact: WildEarth Guardians

Climate + Energy
#KeepItInTheGround
Aug 22, 2005
Otero Mesa – Rare Aplomado Falcon Sighting

Observational details of Otero Mesa aplomado falcon sighting of August 11, 2005
Contact: WildEarth Guardians

Climate + Energy
#KeepItInTheGround
Aug 10, 2005
Birds in the black: Through following avian wildlife, a UM scientist has discovered that burned forests play a critical role in

What I wanted to know,” Hutto said, “was what in the world is a burned forest worth? Is there any value at all in all that destruction?
Contact: Michael Jamison The Missoulian

Wildlife
Aug 10, 2005
BLM delays new rules, will conduct supplemental EIS

The Bureau of Land Management said yesterday it would prepare a supplemental environmental impact study before releasing a final rule affecting 160 million acres of grazing land
Contact: David Loos Greenwire

Public Lands
Aug 9, 2005
BLM to waste time and taxpayers dollars on Supplemental EIS for New Regulation that ignore science

Today WildEarth Guardians decried the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) announcement “that it will prepare a supplement to the final Environmental Impact Statement on proposed changes to its grazing regulations.”
Contact: WildEarth Guardians

Public Lands
Aug 4, 2005
Renegade Rancher Calls for State Militia to Stop Impoundment

Forest Service files Notice of Impoundment intending to round-up his unauthorized cattle
Contact: WildEarth Guardians

Public Lands
Aug 3, 2005
USFS, Martinezes clash on grazing permit issue

A rancher whose cattle are scheduled to be removed from two grazing allotments for which he does not hold permits has asked Arizona’s governor to
Contact: Walter Mares Copper Era – Eastern Arizona Courier

Public Lands