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

Press Releases
Feb 2, 2024
Senator Siah Correa Hemphill to sponsor certificate honoring the Gila Wilderness

“The Gila Wilderness holds a special place in my heart,” said Senator Hemphill.

Public Lands
#ForceForNature, #GreaterGila, #PressStatement
Feb 2, 2024
Feds deny western wolves Endangered Species Act protections

Conservation groups prepare for legal action

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
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 24, 2024
Pygmy rabbit one step closer to Endangered Species Act protection

World’s smallest rabbit threatened by livestock grazing, oil and gas extraction, invasive non-native grasses and wildfire.

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement
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 19, 2023
WildEarth Guardians celebrates reintroduction of wolves to Colorado

Releases represent years of planning to welcome a keystone species back to the Centennial State

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #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
Dec 15, 2023
Court denies livestock industry attempt to immediately halt wolf reintroductions

U.S. District Court Judge rejected the temporary restraining order request

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement