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Press Releases
Sep 22, 2004
Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief to Halt Shooting and Poisoning of Prairie Dogs

Federal agency plans shoot and poison thousands of acres of prairie dogs in violation of this Nation's flagship environmental protection statute, the National Environmental policy Act (NEPA)

#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #ProtectPrairieDogEmpires
Sep 7, 2004
WildEarth Guardians Appeals Sacramento Grazing Allotment Plan – Grazing Harms Mexican Spotted Owl and Two Endangered Plants

Plan would continue to pollute and degrade streams and wetlands and further imperil the endangered Mexican spotted owl and two rare plants, the Sacramento Mountain thistle and the Sacramento prickly poppy.

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #WildlandsForWildlife
Aug 15, 2004
Editorial – Too Many Dip Into River Supply

The recent controversy about the status of flows in the Santa Fe River below the wastewater treatment plant is emblematic of a growing problem in New Mexico

Aug 12, 2004
Notice of Intent to Sue Concerning ‘Not Warranted’ Black-tailed Prairie Dog Petition Finding

The Black-tailed Prairie Dog continues to suffer an onslaught of threats, including poisoning, shooting, habitat destruction, and sylvatic plague

#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #ProtectPrairieDogEmpires
Aug 12, 2004
Conservation Groups Decry Removal of Black-tailed Prairie Dog from Candidate List

Bush Administration Rejects Protection for Imperiled Prairie Dog

#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #ProtectPrairieDogEmpires
Aug 9, 2004
Santa Fe River Preserve Restoration Project Completed: Cleaner Water Provided, Habitat Restored

The restoration project included over two miles of the Santa Fe River downstream of the city wastewater treatment facility

Jul 29, 2004
Endangered Species Bottleneck Continues

Scientists & Conservation Groups Pressure Feds for Prairie Dog Petition Finding; impacts to cultural values

Jul 22, 2004
Bureau of Land Management Ignores Mandate to Protect Rare Plants in Critical Areas from Livestock Trampling

Waterflow Grazing Allotment Plan Allows Cattle in Hogback ACEC

Public Lands
Jul 20, 2004
Rally for New Mexico Wildlands, Wildlife, and Water – Majority of New Mexicans Support Environmental Protections from Oil and Ga

Come Rally to Protect New Mexico Wildlands and Otero Mesa from Oil and Gas Drilling

Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
Jul 19, 2004
Roadless Areas and Wildlife At Risk Under Federal Oil and Gas Leasing Program

Bureau of Land Management Leasing in Rawhide Canyon & Other Areas Challenged

Climate + Energy, Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #KeepItInTheGround