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

Press Releases
Apr 6, 2004
Santa Fe Residents Lock Arms for Tree Planting, Fundraiser along the Santa Fe River by Joining Stream Team 2004

Residents from across the Southwest have embraced the restoration efforts taking place along the Santa Fe River, joining WildEarth Guardians' "Stream Team 2004" to plant thousands of native trees this spring along a three-mile stretch of River

Rivers
#EcosystemRestoration
Apr 6, 2004
John Horning, Executive Director Of WildEarth Guardians, Receives Conservation Leadership Award

In special recognition of his notable accomplishments and sustained dedication in the field of public lands and biodiversity conservation in the Southwest

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
Mar 29, 2004
Groups Appeal Chino-5 Grazing Decision – Forest Service Fails to Protect Soils, Wildlife and Watershed

Appeals challenge the decisions made by Linda Jackson, Chino Valley District Ranger, to illegally reauthorize grazing permits for five huge grazing allotments that encompass over 126,000 acres of public land in the Prescott National Forest

Public Lands
#WildlandsForWildlife
Mar 29, 2004
Utah Prairie Dog Faces Extinction – Coalition Seeks Upgraded Protection For Species In Crisis

The Fish and Wildlife Service needs to emerge from its torpor and upgrade urgently needed protections for this species on the brink

Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #ProtectPrairieDogEmpires
Mar 18, 2004
A Little Known Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Policy Allows Public Land Ranchers to Use Federal Grazing Permits as Collateral…

WildEarth Guardians claims the lienholder policy has made banks a silent player in the subsidized destruction of western public lands, and is calling on the BLM to cancel the policy

Public Lands
#WildlandsForWildlife
Mar 15, 2004
Lawsuit Alleges National Forest Livestock Grazing Violates ESA

Challenges Grazing Practices Across The Southwest

Public Lands
#WildlandsForWildlife
Mar 15, 2004
Coalition Runs Full-page Ads Pushing For Prairie Dog Protection

Ads Ask, "Will We Save the Prairie Dog From Extinction?"

Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #ProtectPrairieDogEmpires
Mar 11, 2004
Coalition Secures Court Victory for the White-Tailed Prairie Dog

Fish and Wildlife Service Must Respond to Endangered Species Act Petition

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ProtectPrairieDogEmpires
Mar 10, 2004
The Chihuahuan Desert Ecosystem Protection

The Chihuahuan Desert stretches from west Texas, throughout southern New Mexico, southeastern Arizona, and northern Mexico

Public Lands
Mar 10, 2004
Sand Shinnery Ecosystem Protection

In the southern Great Plains, there is a unique ecosystem featuring shin-oak, a low-growing native shrub that provides food and habitat to a wide variety of native wildlife

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct