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Press Releases
Sep 8, 2003
ESA Protection Denied for Mountain Plover Despite Mammoth Threats, Low Numbers – Bush Administration Decision Sets Stage for …

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced that it will withdraw a proposed rule that would have protected the Mountain Plover under the Endangered Species Act, despite continued dramatic declines of this critically imperiled grassland bird

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct
Sep 4, 2003
WildEarth Guardians Sues to Protect Critical Habitat of Threatened Fish on Blue and San Francisco Rivers in Arizona

WildEarth Guardians filed suit today asserting that the Forest Service is violating the Endangered Species Act by permitting livestock grazing on 14 allotments on more than 275,000 acres in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #WildlandsForWildlife
Sep 1, 2003
Citizens and the Endangered Species Act

How will we explain to our children the disappearance of the American Serengeti?

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct
Aug 28, 2003
Residents and Conservation Groups Sue to Stop Colorado Timber Sale – Forest Service using excuse of fire danger to clearcut publ

Controversial logging operation would increase the threat of wildfire to nearby residents as well as harm important wildlife habitat at San Juan National Forest Dutton timber sale

Public Lands, Wildlife
Jul 23, 2003
Conservation Groups Urge Endangered Species Act Protection of Lesser Prairie-Chicken

WildEarth Guardians warn US F&WS of their intent to sue over its failure to list the lesser prairie-chicken under the federal Endangered Species Act

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct
Jul 16, 2003
Environmental Groups Oppose Domenici Rider; Offer to Permanently Put San Juan-Chama Water Off Limits

Senator Pete Domenici (R-NM) attaching a Silvery Minnow rider to an Energy and Water Appropriations bill is not the way to solve New Mexico's Rio Grande problems

Rivers, Wildlife
#ReviveTheRio
Jul 14, 2003
New Mexico Resident Embarks on 4200-mile Cross Country Bike Odyssey to Benefit Environmental Group

Cross-country bicycle tour from Oregon to Virginia to raise awareness of and donations for Santa Fe-based WildEarth Guardians

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
Jul 14, 2003
Environmental Group Challenges BLM Decision Plan to Develop Vehicle Trail in Environmentally Sensitive Area

BLM plan designates an OHV trail adjacent to a fragile stream through the Warner Ridge/Fort Pearce Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC)

Public Lands
#WildlandsForWildlife
Jun 30, 2003
Actress Cate Blanchett Thanks Santa Fe-based Film Crew of “The Missing” with Gift to WildEarth Guardians

Actress Cate Blanchett, recently in town for the filming of the Ron Howard drama "The Missing," made a substantial donation on behalf of the cast and crew of the movie to WildEarth Guardians

Rivers, Wildlife
Jun 12, 2003
Court Rules that the U.S. Government Must Conserve the Dying Rio Grande Ecosystem

A ruling from the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals that the U.S. government must consider all available sources of water when considering how to conserve the dying Rio Grande ecosystem and protect endangered fish and wildlife

Rivers, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ReviveTheRio