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Apr 26, 2022
Groups secure agreement from feds to evaluate Southern Rockies for lynx critical habitat

Legal agreement institutes a hard, legally binding deadline of November 21, 2024 for USFWS to publish a lynx critical habitat rule proposal

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Apr 18, 2022
Appeals Court upholds habitat protections for New Mexico meadow jumping mouse

Habitat for endangered mouse has been devastated by livestock grazing, water mismanagement, drought, and fire

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Mar 31, 2022
Trapping ban goes into effect across New Mexico public lands

Wildlife advocates, outdoor recreationists, and public lands enthusiasts celebrate enactment of momentous law banning traps, snares, and poisons

Public Lands, Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #PressStatement, #WildlandsForWildlife
Mar 30, 2022
Mexican gray wolves see a small boost in numbers but still teeter on the brink of extinction

Mexican gray wolf population count increases, but lobos are still among rarest species in the southwestern U.S.

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #StopExtinction
Mar 23, 2022
USDA’s Wildlife Services slaughtered over 400,000 native species in 2021

Wildlife Services killed 64,131 coyotes, 24,687 beavers, 3,014 foxes, 605 bobcats, 433 black bears, 324 gray wolves, 200 cougars, and 6 endangered grizzly bears

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #PressStatement, #WildlandsForWildlife
Mar 9, 2022
Omnibus FY2022 budget fails wildlife and wildlands

Congress’ final appropriations bill falls short on funding for endangered species protections, Legacy Roads and Trails

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #Rewilding, #StopExtinction
Mar 1, 2022
New petition seeks emergency protections for Northern Rockies wolves

With Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming pushing wolves back to the brink of extinction, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service must reinstate Endangered Species Act protections

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Mar 1, 2022
Game of Groans: Fossil fuel lobbyist appointed to New Mexico Game Commission

Wildlife advocates decry extractive industry's disproportionate representation

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #PressStatement
Feb 28, 2022
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lists the peppered chub as endangered

Disappearing prairie fish and its habitat receive Endangered Species Act protections

Rivers, Wildlife
Feb 10, 2022
Judge restores gray wolf protections, reviving federal recovery efforts

Gray wolves in the Northern Rockies still face brutal slaughter

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction