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

Press Releases
Apr 7, 2023
WildEarth Guardians wins legal challenge against New Mexico State Engineer

Legal victory helps pave way for accountability among water users on the drying Rio Grande

#ForceForNature, #LivingRio, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #ReviveTheRio
Apr 6, 2023
Conservation groups find evidence of illegal and harmful motorized use in Northern Idaho

Forest Service must protect wildlife in its proposed winter travel plan

Public Lands
#ForceForNature, #PressStatement
Apr 4, 2023
Wildlife groups united in opposition to bill which would delay wolf reintroduction for years

Legislation would encourage frivolous lawsuits and nullify the will of CO voters

#DefendCarnivores, #PressStatement, #WildlandsForWildlife
Mar 30, 2023
Wildlife groups urge Governor Lujan Grisham to sign bill to stabilize Game Commission

Bi-partisan legislation is supported by sportsmen, conservationists, animal advocates, and outfitters

#PressStatement, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Mar 30, 2023
Department of Interior moves to protect mature and old-growth trees and forests from logging

Wide-ranging rule will include Bureau of Land Management forest policies

Public Lands
#Climate Forests, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove
Mar 23, 2023
Western Conservationists Blast “Extinction Bills” Unveiled at House Resources Hearing

Wolves, Grizzly Bears Targeted for De-Listing

#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Mar 23, 2023
USDA’s Wildlife Services slaughters over 384,300 native animals in 2022

Tax-payer funded Wildlife Services’ death toll includes 219 gray wolves, 7 federally protected grizzly bears, 205 mountain lions, and 26,371 beavers

#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife
Mar 21, 2023
Toxic oil and gas spills overwhelm New Mexico regulatory agencies

State agencies continue permitting new pollution sources despite lack of enforcement and oversight, exacerbating climate crisis

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Mar 20, 2023
Conservation groups granted intervention to defend Utah national monuments

Tribes granted separate motion to intervene in December

Public Lands
#ForceForNature, #PressStatement
Mar 16, 2023
Lawsuit launched over delay on petition to phase out oil drilling on public lands

U.S. Interior Department put on notice over failure to take action for the climate

Climate + Energy
#KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement