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Press Releases
Mar 3, 2003
Interior Department Proposes Weakening Environmental Standards for Grazing on Public Lands

The changes to the grazing rules will result in the reduced ability of the public to participate in grazing administration and policy decisions, and subject more land to the devastating impacts of grazing.

Public Lands
#WildlandsForWildlife
Mar 1, 2003
A Citizen’s Call for Ecological Forest Restoration:

Forest Restoration Principles and Criteria

Wildlife
#EcosystemRestoration
Feb 26, 2003
Citizen Groups Sue Forest Service Over Grazing Fee

The lawsuit requires the Forest Service to make a final decision on the reform of the grazing fee formula

Public Lands
#WildlandsForWildlife
Feb 10, 2003
WildEarth Guardians Pushes for Habitat Protection for Endangered Northern Aplomado Falcon

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service holds last of hearings in Socorro, New Mexico

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct
Feb 1, 2003
Background Information for Groundhog Day 2003: Prairie Dogs At Risk

Prairie Dog Actions, Prairie Dogs are Keystone Species, and Status of Utah, White-tailed, and Black-tailed prairie dogs

Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #ProtectPrairieDogEmpires
Feb 1, 2003
Groundhog Day 2003: Utah Prairie Dog Faces Extinction, Other Prairie Dogs At Risk

Coalition seeks protection for Utah, White-tailed, and Black-tailed prairie dogs

Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #ProtectPrairieDogEmpires
Jan 22, 2003
Judicial Order Halts Livestock Grazing on Southwest National Forests to Protect Mexican Spotted Owl

The largest ban of livestock grazing ever issued on western public lands goes into effect today

Public Lands
#WildlandsForWildlife
Jan 17, 2003
Federal Study of West’s Energy Resources Reveals Broad Availability of Oil and Natural Gas

This report validates the claim that there are ample available energy resources in the west without gutting the wilderness and endangered species protections presently in place

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Wildlife
#KeepItInTheGround
Jan 16, 2003
Group Threatens Lawsuit Claiming Grazing on Southwestern National Forests Threatens Wildlife

The 60-day notice warns the Forest Service that it has failed to adequately consult with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on hundreds of allotments on the eleven national forests throughout New Mexico and Arizona over the past seven years

Public Lands
#WildlandsForWildlife
Jan 6, 2003
Judge Rules Forest Service Violated Endangered Species Protections by Authorizing Grazing in Gila National Forest

The Copper Creek allotment on the Gila National Forest is illegally permitted

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #WildlandsForWildlife