Current work in wildlife, rivers, public lands, and climate
The species has been extirpated from more than 95% of its historical range and today occurs only in 170 mile stretch of the river in the Middle Rio Grande Valley.
WildEarth Guardians tells BLM: Permanently prohibit all oil and gas development to protect the habitat of endangered fish and wildlife on the Refuge
A bi-partisan coalition of conservation and animal rights groups, led by WildEarth Guardians, today petitioned the New Mexico Bureau of Land Management
Environmental groups were highly critical of the Farmington BLM draft Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for ignoring wildlife in oil and gas development plans
Livestock grazing poses a significant threat to the value of yucca for falcon nesting and for prey habitat. Recent research has found that falcons in the Chihuahuan desert primarily nest in yucca and that cattle may harm yucca caudices.
Despite opportunities for ecosystem-wide protection measures and early intervention before crisis, these opportunities were foregone.
FEMA to prepare and submit a biological assessment (BA) of NFIP on species and designated critical habitat through the Rio Grande, San Juan River and other rivers throughout New Mexico.
The primary opposition to the Santa Fe River Preserve has been generated by a handful of individuals who have made allegations that are responded to below.
Pushing for Better Enforcement of the ESA – Native animals and plants continue to decline as ecosystems crumble under the weight of far too much oil and gas exploration.
Environmental groups claim that uncontrolled development of floodplains along the Rio Grande and San Juan River is harming endangered fish and wildlife