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Press Releases
Jan 26, 2022
Grizzly advocates call for keeping protections in place, provide agencies with new tool

Grizzlies in the Northern Rockies five recovery areas remain isolated and current distribution is insufficient to warrant removal of Endangered Species Act protections

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #Rewilding, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jan 26, 2022
Imagine Nation Brewery and WildEarth Guardians team up for wolf brew

Wolf Hearted IPA will be released to the public on Friday, January 28.

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
Dec 13, 2021
Lawsuit launched to rein in federal wildlife-killing program on Nevada public lands

Conservationists sue Wildlife Services and federal land management agencies for failing to consider environmental impact of killing native wildlife

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #PressStatement, #WildlandsForWildlife
Dec 3, 2021
$42,977 reward offered for info on fatal poisoning of 8 wolves in Oregon

Anyone with information about this case should contact the Oregon State Police Tip Line at (800) 452-7888

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #PressStatement
Nov 18, 2021
Plan to poison prairie dogs and eliminate black-footed ferret habitat on Thunder Basin National Grassland litigated 

Critically endangered black-footed ferrets rely exclusively on prairie dogs for prey and on prairie dog burrows for shelter

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
Nov 8, 2021
Nevada Wildlife Commission defies science and public sentiment with vote to defeat proposed rule to ban grisly wildlife killing contests

The 5-4 vote was against the recommendation of the Nevada Department of Wildlife and ignored the non-hunting public’s opposition to the events

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #PressStatement, #WildlandsForWildlife
Nov 1, 2021
Wildlife advocates convince feds to keep lynx protections, write long-overdue recovery plan

Agreement stems from legal challenge brought by Guardians and allies against U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for its failure to prepare a recovery plan for threatened Canada lynx over nearly two decades

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
Oct 27, 2021
Biden administration announces first steps to undo Trump Endangered Species Act changes

Two proposed rules would rescind Trump administration efforts to limit the critical habitat protections for imperiled species

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Oct 27, 2021
Mexican gray wolves see improved but imperfect management rule

Unscientific population cap is removed but lobos remain barred from their historical range

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #GreaterGila, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Oct 18, 2021
Endangered status removed from imperiled Colorado River fish

Crisis looms large for the basin due to climate change and unsustainable use

Rivers, Wildlife
#CORiver, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers, #StopExtinction