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Press Releases
May 14, 2022
Mexican gray wolf rule eliminates cap on population, restricts killing

New federal management rule still falls short on genetic diversity by rejecting science-based reforms

#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
May 11, 2022
Anti-wildlife politicians demand removal of denning Mexican gray wolf family

The Seco Creek lobos are raising their young on the public lands of the Gila National Forest where wolves are native wildlife

#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
May 6, 2022
Coalition delivers nearly 80,000 comments at rally to “Truly Honor Chaco”

Commenters demand more meaningful protections for Greater Chaco and greater involvement of impacted communities

Climate + Energy
#FrackOffChaco, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround, #NoNewLeases, #PressStatement
May 3, 2022
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposes protections for silverspot butterfly

Imperiled riparian resident of the Desert Southwest slated for listing under the Endangered Species Act

#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
Apr 28, 2022
Conservationists urge Congress to nix sage-grouse budget rider

Letter to legislators highlights alarming greater sage-grouse habitat loss and rangewide population decline of nearly 40% since 2002

#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #SafeguardTheSagebrushSea, #StopExtinction
Apr 28, 2022
Greater Chaco protection means more than lines on a map

Impacted community members call for landscape level safeguards at Bureau of Land Management public meetings

Climate + Energy
#FrackOffChaco, #GreaterChaco, #KeepItInTheGround
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

#DefendCarnivores, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Apr 21, 2022
Lawsuit filed to hold Governor Polis, his administration accountable to protecting clean air from polluters

Suit targets failure of Colorado Air Pollution Control Division to ensure oil and gas industry, other polluters operate in compliance with clean air laws

Climate + Energy
#COCleanAir, #KeepItInTheGround
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

#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Apr 15, 2022
Biden administration to restart oil, gas leasing on public lands

While the Biden administration talks a good talk on climate action, the reality is they’re in bed with the oil and gas industry

Climate + Energy
#ClimateJustice, #KeepItInTheGround, #NoNewLeases, #PressStatement