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Press Releases
Feb 1, 2024
Mining exploration plans in Montana’s Bitterroot National Forest remain undisclosed to the public

Conservation groups urge Forest Service to share plans and environmental impacts of proposed Sheep Creek Mine

Public Lands
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jan 16, 2024
Lawsuit aims to stop clearcutting and road construction in critical habitat on the Bitterroot National Forest

Project would impact threatened bull trout and whitebark pine

Public Lands
#Climate Forests, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove
Jan 8, 2024
Settlement parties urge feds to protect climate and wildlife with amendment of Trump-era oil and gas plan for SW Colorado

The Bureau of Land Management must seriously consider closing these lands to new leasing to protect sensitive resources and local communities

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Wildlife
#ForceForNature, #KeepItInTheGround, #WildlandsForWildlife
Dec 19, 2023
Biden administration moves to protect old-growth forests

Environmental groups welcome needed action on old-growth and urge future action on mature forests 

Public Lands
#Climate Forests, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement
Dec 18, 2023
Lawsuit aims to halt destructive clearcutting in grizzly country on Yellowstone’s doorstep

"Yellowstone grizzlies need more habitat to recover, not less," said Guardians' Adam Rissien

Public Lands, Wildlife
#Climate Forests, #DefendCarnivores, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement
Nov 17, 2023
Courts orders federal agencies to reconsider highway through Red Cliffs National Conservation Area

The region is home to important populations of the threatened Mojave desert tortoise and other at-risk plants and animals.

Public Lands
#ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove
Nov 16, 2023
Monitoring reveals hundreds of livestock trespassing in Valles Caldera National Preserve

Near constant illegal presence of livestock in endangered species habitat threatens protected watersheds

Public Lands
#EcosystemRestoration, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #WildlandsForWildlife
Nov 14, 2023
Greater Chaco Coalition calls on administration to follow through with “Honoring Chaco”

Advocates urge Secretary Haaland to re-commit to the “Honoring Chaco Initiative” to protect community health, well-being and the broader landscape

Climate + Energy, Public Lands
#ForceForNature, #FrackOffChaco, #GreaterChaco
Nov 3, 2023
Forest Service proposes unprecedented logging of mature and old-growth forests in western Colorado

The groups also raised concerns about the plan’s failure to address the myriad needs of plants and animals that depend on the forests.

Public Lands
#Climate Forests, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement
Sep 25, 2023
Conservation groups file for injunction to halt Montana wolf trapping to protect grizzly bears

Advocates seek stop to Montana’s 2023 wolf trapping season pending a court decision on alleged Endangered Species Act violations

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement