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

Press Releases
Aug 14, 2023
Court dismisses Utah suits and upholds presidential authority to establish national monuments

Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments remain safe

Public Lands
#ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove
Aug 3, 2023
Guardians launches lawsuit to continue fight to protect climate-threatened Joshua trees

In decision to deny protections to Joshua trees, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service again ignores climate change and legal obligations under the Endangered Species Act

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jul 28, 2023
WildEarth Guardians’ response to the Grizzly Bear Review and Resource Restart Act of 2023

Anti-wildlife Republicans are proposing to remove Endangered Species Act protections for grizzly bears

Public Lands, Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #Rewilding, #StopExtinction
Jul 26, 2023
WildEarth Guardians’ statement on Cerro Pelado fire investigation

Guardians calls for major shift in wildfire policy

Public Lands
#ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #Wildfires
Jul 20, 2023
Nearly half a million people call on Forest Service to protect mature, old-growth forests and trees

Public comment period concludes for pathway to rulemaking on how Forest Service manages national forests

Public Lands
#Climate Forests, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #Rewilding
Jul 20, 2023
Conservation groups argue in federal court against Forest Service decisions that avoided analyzing commercial logging projects’ environmental impacts

Advocates argue the Forest Service is illegally relying on regulation that excludes certain timber stand and wildlife habitat improvement projects from usual NEPA requirements

Public Lands
#ForceForNature, #PressStatement
Jul 13, 2023
Conservation groups argue in federal court to protect the Florida Mountains in New Mexico from commercial mining

New Mexico federal court hears arguments in lawsuit challenging BLM’s approval of proposed dolomite mine in Luna County

Public Lands
#ForceForNature, #GreaterGila, #PressStatement, #PublicLandsInPublicHands
Jul 12, 2023
Groups submit analysis exposing flaws in Lolo National Forest Draft Assessment and Species of Conservation Concern

Six organizations based in western Montana have identified major gaps in the Lolo National Forest’s Draft Assessment and Species of Conservation Concern documents

Public Lands
#Climate Forests, #PressStatement, #PublicLandsInPublicHands, #Rewilding, #Wildfires, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jun 29, 2023
Canadian mining company stakes more claims on the edge of America’s first Wilderness

Expansion threatens sacred sites, Mexican spotted owl, Gila trout and critical watersheds

Public Lands
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #GreaterGila, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jun 13, 2023
Ground-breaking film Elemental: Reimagine Wildfire coming to Santa Fe on June 21

Q&A with Guardians and other wildfire experts to follow

Public Lands
#ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #WildlandsForWildlife