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Press Releases
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
Nov 17, 2023
Courts orders federal agencies to reconsider highway through Red Cliffs National Conservation Area

The region is home to important populations of the threatened Mojave desert tortoise and other at-risk plants and animals.

Public Lands
#ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove
Nov 16, 2023
Monitoring reveals hundreds of livestock trespassing in Valles Caldera National Preserve

Near constant illegal presence of livestock in endangered species habitat threatens protected watersheds

Public Lands
#EcosystemRestoration, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #WildlandsForWildlife
Nov 14, 2023
Greater Chaco Coalition calls on administration to follow through with “Honoring Chaco”

Advocates urge Secretary Haaland to re-commit to the “Honoring Chaco Initiative” to protect community health, well-being and the broader landscape

Climate + Energy, Public Lands
#ForceForNature, #FrackOffChaco, #GreaterChaco
Nov 3, 2023
Forest Service proposes unprecedented logging of mature and old-growth forests in western Colorado

The groups also raised concerns about the plan’s failure to address the myriad needs of plants and animals that depend on the forests.

Public Lands
#Climate Forests, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement
Sep 25, 2023
Conservation groups file for injunction to halt Montana wolf trapping to protect grizzly bears

Advocates seek stop to Montana’s 2023 wolf trapping season pending a court decision on alleged Endangered Species Act violations

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement
Sep 21, 2023
Agency pauses renewal of Canadian mining company’s permit for exploratory mining in southwestern New Mexico over impacts to endangered species

Exploratory mining in southwestern New Mexico continues to threaten sacred sites, endangered species and critical watersheds

Public Lands
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #GreaterGila, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #WildlandsForWildlife
Aug 31, 2023
Judge rules Forest Service violated the law in rolling back forest protections

A federal judge in Oregon makes a sweeping recommendation to protect old growth on six national forests in Eastern Oregon and Washington

Legal Victory, Public Lands
#Climate Forests, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #Rewilding
Aug 30, 2023
GMUG Forest plan revision proposes large increase in logging, shortchanges mature and old growth forest

Under the proposed final plan, roughly 26% of the forest would be designated as suitable for timber production

Public Lands
#ProtectWhatYouLove, #Rewilding
Aug 18, 2023
Court scraps massive Montana logging project threatening grizzlies and old forests

A federal judge ruled in favor of conservation groups and scrapped the massive Black Ram logging project in Montana’s Kootenai National Forest

Public Lands, Wildlife
#Climate Forests, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #WildlandsForWildlife