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

Press Releases
Jun 11, 2006
S.F. Nonprofit WildEarth Guardians Receives $360,000 Forest Restoration Grant

The group was awarded $360,000 for a three-year proposal to work on closing some roads and creating fire breaks near communities in the Coyote Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest
Contact: Staci Matlock The New Mexican

Rivers
#ReviveTheRio
May 22, 2006
Outstanding National Resource Waters Petition

Take two seconds to sign our ONRW petition and show your support for wild forests and clean water! Better yet, print the petition and ask your friends, family and co-workers to sign it!
Contact: WildEarth Guardians

Rivers
Apr 11, 2006
Statement of John Horning regarding the Los Alamos Rio Grande Resolution

WildEarth Guardians Executive Director celebrates the day when the Rio Grande began to reclaim rights to its own water
Contact: WildEarth Guardians

Rivers
#ReviveTheRio
Apr 11, 2006
Los Alamos Resolution Provides New Political and Financial Support for Rio Grande Restoration

Los Alamos County passes a resolution that will help protect and restore the Rio Grande, according to conservation groups who sought the council's support and worked with the Los Alamos water utility authority to draft the resolution
Contact: WildEarth Guardians

Rivers
#ReviveTheRio
Apr 11, 2006
Incorporated County Of Los Alamos Resolution No. 06-12

Articulating The County's Support Of The Rio Grande As A Free Flowing River; And Directing The County Utilities Department To Create A New Mechanism On County Water Bills To Enable Residents To Provide Financial Support To Buy Water Rights For Rio Grande
Contact: Los Alamos County

Rivers
#ReviveTheRio
Apr 8, 2006
Drought has Officials Concerned about Survival of Silvery Minnows

Most Rio Grande water now goes to irrigate alfalfa crops - The river needs its own in-stream water rights
Contact: Santa Fe New Mexican

Rivers
#ReviveTheRio
Apr 7, 2006
The Push for a Free-Flowing Rio Grande – WildEarth Guardians Urging Los Alamos County

WildEarth Guardians, urging Los Alamos County to purchase water rights that would help maintain water levels in the Rio Grande, has asked the county council to add a voluntary $1 check-off box on monthly utility bills
Contact: Darryl Newman Los Alamos Monitor

Rivers
#ReviveTheRio
Mar 28, 2006
Pay a Buck, Fill the River – Keep water flowing in the Rio Grande

The WildEarth Guardians goal is to have a constant flow in the river to protect endangered species
Contact: Staci Matlock The New Mexican

Rivers
#ReviveTheRio
Mar 28, 2006
Featured Guardian: Martha’s Commitment to WildEarth Guardians

Martha feels that her actions are aligned with her beliefs and that she is doing her part to combat the anti-environmental policies of the Bush administration
Contact: WildEarth Guardians

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
Mar 7, 2006
Rio Grande Restoration: Support for Salt Cedar Bill Pulled

Conservationists and the governor's veto sink $4 million funding for salt cedar removal-- an endeavor they support-- because they are worried about how the money will be spent
Contact: Tania Soussan Albuquerque Journal

Rivers
#ReviveTheRio