WildEarth Guardians

A Force for Nature

Select Page

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

Press Releases
Apr 12, 2021
Thousands call on Rio Grande Compact Commission to rethink rivers

Guardians submits letter and petition urging action to save a living Rio

Rivers
#LivingRio, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers, #RioGrande, #StopExtinction
Mar 24, 2021
Rare Rio Grande fish passes first hurdle on path to recovery

Rio Grande shiner receives positive 90-day finding by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service following petition submitted by WildEarth Guardians

Rivers, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #LivingRio, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RioGrande, #StopExtinction
Mar 15, 2021
Guardians congratulates Interior Secretary Deb Haaland

WildEarth Guardians celebrates this historic and momentous day when the U.S. Department of Interior finally has an Indigenous woman to lead the way

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
#ClimateJustice, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #GreaterChaco, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Mar 9, 2021
Rio Grande flows hold steady, thanks to farmers

March forecast predicts streamflow 54% of average

Rivers
#ForceForNature, #LivingRio, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #RethinkRivers, #RioGrande
Feb 17, 2021
Guardians joins 500 groups in support of confirming Rep. Deb Haaland as Interior Secretary

Overwhelming support for confirmation of first Native American as U.S. Secretary of the Department of the Interior

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
#ClimateJustice, #DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #GreaterChaco, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement, #ProtectPrairieDogEmpires, #PublicLandsInPublicHands, #Rewilding, #SafeguardTheSagebrushSea, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Feb 11, 2021
Drilling near Holy Cross Wilderness conflicts with Biden’s new policies

Conservation groups seek to halt Whitney Creek Geotechnical Investigation

Public Lands, Rivers
#CORiver, #ForceForNature, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers
Feb 3, 2021
Troubling 2021 outlook for the Rio Grande Basin

Hard choices required to prevent ecosystem collapse and species extinction

Rivers
#LivingRio, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #RethinkRivers, #ReviveTheRio, #RioGrande
Jan 12, 2021
Groups ask USDA Inspector General to investigate proposed Cove Reservoir in Utah

Coalition seeks an investigation into Kane County Water District proposal for $22 million in taxpayer funding and whether it violates federal law

Rivers
Dec 23, 2020
Suit strives to restore broad protections to nation’s waterways

Trump administration rollback gutted basic federal protections for 90 percent of the rivers, creeks, marshes, arroyos, ciénegas, and streams in the Rio Grande basin

Rivers
Dec 17, 2020
Guardians lauds Biden’s historic pick of Haaland for Interior Secretary

First Native Cabinet Secretary will make climate and environmental justice a centerpiece of Interior Department

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
#PressStatement