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Press Releases
Jul 13, 2004
Groups File Appeal to Halt Largest Commercial Logging Operation on National Forests in New Mexico

The Agua Caballos logging project on the Carson National Forest would violate NFMA, ESA, and NEPA and harm the Northern Goshawk and Abert's squirrel

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jul 12, 2004
Bush Administration Stranglehold on Endangered Species Information: Conservation Groups Push Forward on Release of Mountain Plover

While the Service has estimated there are at least 36,000 pages of documents responsive to WildEarth Guardians' requests, not one document has yet been provided to the organization

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct
Jul 12, 2004
Bingaman on Administration’s Roadless Rule Flip-Flop

The Bush Administration today proposed undoing a regulation that protects parts of our national forests from road construction, logging, mining and other commercial activity.

Public Lands
#Rewilding
Jul 8, 2004
New Mexico Endangered Species List Comes Up Short – Report Underscores Inadequacy of State Wildlife Conservation Program

The NM Game and Fish is not adequately protecting the state's unique natural heritage, according to a report released today by WildEarth Guardians

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct
Jun 8, 2004
Temporary Reprieve From Oil And Gas Leasing On 32,500 Acres In NM – Agency upholds most of WildEarth Guardians’ challenge…

WildEarth Guardians contends that the agency is offering parcels for lease without first conducting adequate environmental review

Climate + Energy, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #KeepItInTheGround
May 3, 2004
Temporary Reprieve From Oil And Gas Leasing For Aplomado Falcon – Agency upholds portion of WildEarth Guardians’ challenge…

The BLM's decision was the first acknowledgement by the agency that WildEarth Guardians' concerns over the lack of environmental analysis by the agency prior to leasing are legitimate

Climate + Energy, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #KeepItInTheGround
Apr 22, 2004
Conservationists Sue To Protect Snails, Shrimp And Water Quality in New Mexico and Texas – Rare Animals at Risk from Oil and Gas

Critical habitat designation will block developments that adversely effect the creatures, including reckless expansion of oil and gas drilling on public lands in southeastern New Mexico

Climate + Energy, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #KeepItInTheGround
Apr 19, 2004
Responding to WildEarth Guardians Petition, U.S. Forest Service to Develop Regional Drought Policy for Grazing

Drought policy will establish ecological and precipitation standards to guide management of livestock grazing and other uses on national forests in New Mexico and Arizona

Public Lands
#WildlandsForWildlife
Apr 15, 2004
Fish and Wildlife Service to Publish Positive Finding on Sage Grouse

The sage grouse stands right in the path of the stampede to increase oil and gas drilling across the West

Climate + Energy, Wildlife
#KeepItInTheGround, #SafeguardTheSagebrushSea
Apr 12, 2004
Aplomado Falcon Habitat Needs Upgraded Protection – Conservation Groups Warn Fish and Wildlife Service to Provide Critical Habit

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service fails to consider a critical habitat petition for the endangered Northern Aplomado Falcon

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct