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Press Releases
Mar 7, 2005
Group Proposes Innovative Partnership with Forest Service to Restore Forest and Watershed Health

WildEarth Guardians, most often in the courtroom challenging U.S. Forest Service logging proposals, is now trying to work with the agency to reduce environmental damage.

Public Lands
#Rewilding
Mar 4, 2005
Plan Would Close Some SF Forest Roads

The Coyote Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest has a problem: too many open roads– 1,860 miles of them, or about 2.7 miles of road per square mile of forest, to be exact

Public Lands
#Rewilding
Feb 25, 2005
Agreement Creates New Hope and Mechanisms to Restore Rio Grande

This week, environmental groups and the City of Albuquerque entered into an historic settlement agreement in the lawsuit over the Rio Grande and the silvery minnow. The two sides joined forces to take an important step.

Rivers, Wildlife
#ReviveTheRio
Feb 25, 2005
River Elbows Minnow Off Center Stage

When environmentalists filed a lawsuit five years ago to appropriate some of Albuquerque’s “imported” water, it was widely seen as pitting the silvery minnow against city-dwelling humans

Rivers
#ReviveTheRio
Feb 24, 2005
Albuquerque, Environmental Groups End Minnow Water Fight

The five-year court fight between the city of Albuquerque and environmental groups over water for endangered silvery minnows is over

Rivers
#ReviveTheRio
Feb 24, 2005
Editorial: Water conservationists should be commended

Albuquerque Mayor Martin Chavez and a coalition of six environmental groups on Wednesday announced an agreement they say will ensure the survival of the river, whose waters are the source of much competition and conflict.

Rivers
#ReviveTheRio
Feb 23, 2005
Settlement Agreement Between Rio Grande Silvery Minnow v. Keys Plaintiffs, the City of Albuquerque and the Albuquerque-Bernalillo…

The purposes of this Agreement are to take steps towards protecting and restoring the ecological integrity of the Rio Grande

Rivers
#ReviveTheRio
Feb 23, 2005
Settlement to protect and restore Rio Grande Ecosystem

The purposes of this Agreement are to take steps towards protecting and restoring the ecological integrity of the Rio Grande

Rivers
#ReviveTheRio
Feb 23, 2005
Conservation Groups, Albuquerque, Reach Agreement on Rio Grande Water – Settlement Will Help City and River Thrive

A coalition of conservation organizations today announced an agreement with the City of Albuquerque that creates new mechanisms to acquire, store and release water to benefit the health of the Rio Grande

Rivers
#ReviveTheRio
Feb 13, 2005
Water accord signed – Groups reach compromise with city

The biggest legal challenge to the city of Albuquerque’s San Juan-Chama water project is over

Rivers
#ReviveTheRio