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Press Releases
Aug 17, 2020
Sweeping Win for Salmon and Steelhead on the Willamette River

Court finds Army Corps’ dam operations harm salmon and violate the Endangered Species Act

Rivers, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #LivingRivers, #RethinkRivers
Aug 13, 2020
Forest Service Authorizes One of Largest Timber Sales in Wyoming History

The agency's "leap-first, look-later approach" will further imperil species such as the threatened Canada lynx

Public Lands
#EcosystemRestoration, #PressStatement, #ProtectNEPA, #Rewilding
Aug 13, 2020
Gov. Inslee Urged to Act After Washington Wolf Advisor’s Removal

Critic of Wildlife Department Removed Day Before Scheduled Meetings on Revisions to Wolf-killing Protocols

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Aug 5, 2020
Ad Blitz Calls on Colorado Governor Jared Polis to Take Climate Action, Protect People and Communities

Ads Follow Lawsuit by WildEarth Guardians Over Failure of Colorado to Meet Climate Action Deadline, Prioritize Environmental Justice

Climate + Energy
#AJustTransition, #COCleanAir, #KeepItInTheGround
Aug 5, 2020
Conservationists to Federal Agencies: Restore Protections for Imperiled Wildlife in the Flathead National Forest

Flathead Forest Plan favors resource extraction over grizzly bears, Canada lynx, wolverine, and bull trout

Public Lands, Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EcosystemRestoration, #ProtectNEPA, #Rewilding, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Aug 3, 2020
Fish & Wildlife Service Agrees to Reconsider Sonoran Desert Tortoise for ESA Protection

The agreement was reached after WildEarth Guardians and Western Watersheds Project challenged the Service’s 2015 decision not to list the species for protection

#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #StopExtinction
Aug 3, 2020
Conservationists Intervene to Oppose New Dam Project Near the Grand Canyon

New hydropower project would harm Little Colorado River and endangered species

Rivers, Wildlife
#CORiver, #LivingRivers, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers, #StopExtinction
Jul 31, 2020
Trump Administration Proposes Yet Another Rollback to the Endangered Species Act

Narrowing the definition of habitat will make it harder to restore degraded areas in order to recover species

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #StopExtinction
Jul 31, 2020
Thousands Join Call for New Mexico to Put Brakes on Fracking Waste Rules

As Hearing Wraps up, Opposition Mounts to Oil and Gas Industry "Produced Water" Rules

Climate + Energy
#AJustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Jul 29, 2020
Coalition to New Mexico Oil Regulators: Put People, Health First

New Mexico Oil Conservation Division to Create Rules Allowing Toxic Fracking Waste to Further Threaten Public Health, Environment, and Fresh Water Resources

Climate + Energy
#AJustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround