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Press Releases
Jun 3, 2021
Gila Wilderness turns 97: Still the wildest, even after all these years

Guardians announces upcoming publication of a collection of writing from Torrey House Press titled "First and Wildest: The Gila Wilderness at 100"

Public Lands
#GreaterGila, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove
May 27, 2021
Feds Propose Endangered Species Act protections for lesser prairie-chicken

Big step forward in WildEarth Guardians' decades-long battle to protect imperiled species

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
May 20, 2021
Conservation organizations call for urgent action to protect grizzly bears

Executive and legislative action needed to bolster grizzly bear recovery, even as western lawmakers and officials seek to remove Endangered Species Act protections for the threatened bruins

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #Rewilding, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
May 18, 2021
Greater Chaco Coalition concerns over 10-mile mineral withdrawal

Groups call for greater protections for Greater Chaco Landscape

Climate + Energy
#ClimateJustice, #FrackOffChaco, #GreaterChaco, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
May 14, 2021
Huge clearcutting plan next to Yellowstone threatening grizzlies and lynx halted

Proposal called for 4,600 acres of clearcuts, bulldozing up to 56 miles of roads on public lands just outside of Yellowstone National Park

Public Lands, Wildlife
#PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
May 13, 2021
Emergency federal protections sought for imperiled Joshua tree

WildEarth Guardians files Endangered Species Act petitions for climate-threatened desert plant

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
May 11, 2021
Positive step in defense of rare New Mexico plants threatened by fracking

Guardians seeks Endangered Species Act protection for imperiled Aztec gilia and Clover’s cactus found only in the Greater Chaco Landscape of northwestern New Mexico

Climate + Energy, Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #FrackOffChaco, #GreaterChaco, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
May 10, 2021
Climate lawsuit challenges fracking threatening Colorado’s forests

Unchecked oil and gas extraction threatens climate, Colorado's North Fork Valley

Climate + Energy
#KeepItInTheGround
May 7, 2021
Idaho Governor Little signs wolf extermination bill into law

New law allows hunters, trappers, and private contractors to slaughter 90% of the wolves in Idaho by numerous brutal methods

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
May 5, 2021
10-year anniversary of northern Rockies wolf delisting comes amid on-going slaughter

Undemocratic move a decade ago opened floodgates for widespread wolf killing in Idaho and Montana, paving the way for even more barbaric wolf-killing schemes in 2021

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction