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Current work in wildlife, rivers, public lands, and climate

Press Releases
Jul 16, 2003
Environmental Groups Oppose Domenici Rider; Offer to Permanently Put San Juan-Chama Water Off Limits

Senator Pete Domenici (R-NM) attaching a Silvery Minnow rider to an Energy and Water Appropriations bill is not the way to solve New Mexico's Rio Grande problems

Rivers, Wildlife
#ReviveTheRio
Jul 14, 2003
New Mexico Resident Embarks on 4200-mile Cross Country Bike Odyssey to Benefit Environmental Group

Cross-country bicycle tour from Oregon to Virginia to raise awareness of and donations for Santa Fe-based WildEarth Guardians

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
Jul 14, 2003
Environmental Group Challenges BLM Decision Plan to Develop Vehicle Trail in Environmentally Sensitive Area

BLM plan designates an OHV trail adjacent to a fragile stream through the Warner Ridge/Fort Pearce Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC)

Public Lands
#WildlandsForWildlife
Jun 30, 2003
Actress Cate Blanchett Thanks Santa Fe-based Film Crew of “The Missing” with Gift to WildEarth Guardians

Actress Cate Blanchett, recently in town for the filming of the Ron Howard drama "The Missing," made a substantial donation on behalf of the cast and crew of the movie to WildEarth Guardians

Rivers, Wildlife
Jun 12, 2003
Court Rules that the U.S. Government Must Conserve the Dying Rio Grande Ecosystem

A ruling from the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals that the U.S. government must consider all available sources of water when considering how to conserve the dying Rio Grande ecosystem and protect endangered fish and wildlife

Rivers, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ReviveTheRio
Jun 12, 2003
Appellate Court Affirms Bureau of Reclamation’s Responsibility To Conserve Rio Grande Ecosystem

Conservation groups celebrate Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that the U.S. government must consider all available sources of water to conserve the dying Rio Grande ecosystem and protect endangered fish and wildlife

Rivers, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ReviveTheRio
Jun 3, 2003
Gila Ranchers Trespass Cattle on Wilderness, Harming Endangered Fish and Wildlife

The Southwest's most notorious ranchers have illegally released nearly 200 cattle into the Gila and Aldo Leopold Wilderness areas and Apache NF within the past few weeks and are currently defying Forest Service requests to remove the illegal cattle

Public Lands
#GreaterGila, #WildlandsForWildlife
May 20, 2003
WildEarth Guardians Awarded State Land Grazing Lease; Group Vows to ‘Unranch’ Lands, Restore Degraded Babocamari River

After nearly six years of legal and administrative battles, WildEarth Guardians has been awarded a lease to a 162-acre parcel of state school trust land in southeastern Arizona

Public Lands
#EcosystemRestoration
May 6, 2003
Drilling Proposal Near Bitter Lakes Refuge Protested

New oil and gas wells near Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge could harm sensitive wildlife

Climate + Energy, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #KeepItInTheGround
May 1, 2003
Oil and Gas Development Threatens Bitter Lakes-WildEarth Guardians Appeal to Save Endangered Species and Unique Aquatic Habitat

We have an ecological oasis to protect here. The refuge maintains the last remaining habitat for several incredibly rare species.

Climate + Energy, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #KeepItInTheGround