Current work in wildlife, rivers, public lands, and climate
Bush Administration Ignores Protection Mandate, Sensitive Habitats Damaged
In this report, WildEarth Guardians analyzes the effort of the BLM in four states to protect 'areas of critical environmental concern'.
A press conference will be held announcing the petition filing
WildEarth Guardians questions the federal commitment to candidate conservation
BLM plan would allow the drilling of two new natural gas wells within an area designated to protect the threatened Bald Eagle: The Bald Eagle Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC)
Oil and gas drilling in these places will destroy valuable wetlands and habitat for endangered wildlife like the mountain plover and white-tailed prairie dog
A 1999 assessment by the Forest Service found that Forest Plans in the Southern Rockies may harm lynx and lynx habitat. The Carson and Santa Fe National Forests did not participate in the assessment or in the subsequent conservation agreement.
While National Forests in both Colorado and Wyoming have consulted with the Fish and Wildlife Service in assessing the impact of their land management operations on lynx in the Southern Rockies, New Mexico's National Forests have refused to do the same.
New Mexico Environmental Group Seeks to Prevent Additional Cases of Water Contamination
WildEarth Guardians Challenges BLM's oil and gas drilling plan for Otero and Sierra Counties. The group argues that the plan will harm the endangered northern aplomado falcon