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Press Releases
Mar 18, 2004
A Little Known Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Policy Allows Public Land Ranchers to Use Federal Grazing Permits as Collateral…

WildEarth Guardians claims the lienholder policy has made banks a silent player in the subsidized destruction of western public lands, and is calling on the BLM to cancel the policy

Public Lands
#WildlandsForWildlife
Mar 15, 2004
Lawsuit Alleges National Forest Livestock Grazing Violates ESA

Challenges Grazing Practices Across The Southwest

Public Lands
#WildlandsForWildlife
Mar 15, 2004
Coalition Runs Full-page Ads Pushing For Prairie Dog Protection

Ads Ask, "Will We Save the Prairie Dog From Extinction?"

Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #ProtectPrairieDogEmpires
Mar 11, 2004
Coalition Secures Court Victory for the White-Tailed Prairie Dog

Fish and Wildlife Service Must Respond to Endangered Species Act Petition

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ProtectPrairieDogEmpires
Mar 10, 2004
The Shortgrass Prairie Ecosystem Protection

Stretching across portions of ten states in the Great Plains, the shortgrass prairie was once home to incredibly abundant wildlife, including one hundred million acres of prairie dogs, thundering herds of bison...

Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #ProtectPrairieDogEmpires
Mar 10, 2004
Sand Shinnery Ecosystem Protection

In the southern Great Plains, there is a unique ecosystem featuring shin-oak, a low-growing native shrub that provides food and habitat to a wide variety of native wildlife

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct
Mar 10, 2004
The Chihuahuan Desert Ecosystem Protection

The Chihuahuan Desert stretches from west Texas, throughout southern New Mexico, southeastern Arizona, and northern Mexico

Public Lands
Mar 8, 2004
Report Critiques the Bureau of Land Management’s Failure to Protect Environmentally Critical Areas in Four Corners States

Bush Administration Ignores Protection Mandate, Sensitive Habitats Damaged

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #KeepItInTheGround, #WildlandsForWildlife
Mar 1, 2004
The Bureau of Land Management’s Conservation Mandate – Areas of Critical Environmental Concern in Arizona, Utah, Colorado and New Mexico

In this report, WildEarth Guardians analyzes the effort of the BLM in four states to protect 'areas of critical environmental concern'.

Public Lands
Feb 23, 2004
Protection Sought For Gunnison’s Prairie Dog – Diverse Coalition Petitions for Endangered Species Act Listing

A press conference will be held announcing the petition filing

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ProtectPrairieDogEmpires