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

Press Releases
Jan 16, 2024
Lawsuit aims to stop clearcutting and road construction in critical habitat on the Bitterroot National Forest

Project would impact threatened bull trout and whitebark pine

Public Lands
#Climate Forests, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove
Jan 8, 2024
Settlement parties urge feds to protect climate and wildlife with amendment of Trump-era oil and gas plan for SW Colorado

The Bureau of Land Management must seriously consider closing these lands to new leasing to protect sensitive resources and local communities

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Wildlife
#ForceForNature, #KeepItInTheGround, #WildlandsForWildlife
Dec 19, 2023
WildEarth Guardians celebrates reintroduction of wolves to Colorado

Releases represent years of planning to welcome a keystone species back to the Centennial State

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement
Dec 19, 2023
Biden administration moves to protect old-growth forests

Environmental groups welcome needed action on old-growth and urge future action on mature forests 

Public Lands
#Climate Forests, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement
Dec 18, 2023
Lawsuit aims to halt destructive clearcutting in grizzly country on Yellowstone’s doorstep

"Yellowstone grizzlies need more habitat to recover, not less," said Guardians' Adam Rissien

Public Lands, Wildlife
#Climate Forests, #DefendCarnivores, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement
Dec 15, 2023
Court denies livestock industry attempt to immediately halt wolf reintroductions

U.S. District Court Judge rejected the temporary restraining order request

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement
Dec 14, 2023
Wildlife groups sue BNSF Railway over grizzly killings

Trains operated by BNSF or under its authority have killed or contributed to the deaths of approximately 63 grizzlies since 2008

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #WildlandsForWildlife
Dec 12, 2023
Lawsuit undermines Colorado voters by seeking to delay wolf reintroductions

Livestock industry members file obstructionist lawsuit on eve of anticipated wolf releases

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement
Dec 11, 2023
Asha the roaming Mexican gray wolf captured in New Mexico

Asha is one of two wolves that have recently made headlines by repeatedly dispersing north of Interstate 40.

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement
Dec 6, 2023
Court orders New Mexico regulators to stop ignoring ozone pollution

New Mexico can no longer turn a blind eye to the impact of the oil and gas industry in driving the ozone pollution crisis in the Permian Basin

Climate + Energy
#ForceForNature, #PressStatement