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

Press Releases
Mar 18, 2021
New Mexico Legislature turns back on oil and gas accountability

Groups express outrage over 100% failure to rein in costly fracking

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Mar 15, 2021
Guardians congratulates Interior Secretary Deb Haaland

WildEarth Guardians celebrates this historic and momentous day when the U.S. Department of Interior finally has an Indigenous woman to lead the way

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
#ClimateJustice, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #GreaterChaco, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Mar 14, 2021
Roxy’s Law takes one more step forward

Senate Bill 32, known as “Roxy’s Law,” passes House Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Committee making trap-free public lands in New Mexico one step closer to reality

Public Lands, Wildlife
#PressStatement, #TrapFreeNM
Mar 12, 2021
Growth of wild Mexican wolf population is welcome, but obstacles remain

Genetic issues, the border wall, trapping, and government missteps still impede true recovery

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #GreaterGila, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Mar 9, 2021
Rio Grande flows hold steady, thanks to farmers

March forecast predicts streamflow 54% of average

Rivers
#ForceForNature, #LivingRio, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #RethinkRivers, #RioGrande
Mar 9, 2021
Roxy’s Law passes New Mexico Senate, advances to the House

Majority of the New Mexico Senate agrees with majority of New Mexicans, says no more traps, snares, and poisons on public lands

Public Lands, Wildlife
#ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #TrapFreeNM
Mar 5, 2021
Roxy’s Law passes New Mexico Senate Judiciary Committee

The bill would outlaw traps, snares, and wildlife poisons on public land in New Mexico

Public Lands, Wildlife
#PressStatement, #TrapFreeNM
Mar 2, 2021
Congress urged to boost funding for Endangered Species conservation

The Endangered Species Act is one of the best tools America has to stem the current extinction crisis facing plants and wildlife

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Mar 2, 2021
Guardians calls on Environmental Protection Agency to defend clean air, justice in Permian Basin of southeast New Mexico

Petition also calls on EPA to sanction State of New Mexico for failing to protect public health, rein in smog pollution

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Mar 1, 2021
Injunction sought to halt harm to bighorn sheep on Okanogan–Wenatchee National Forest

Nearly half of the bighorn sheep in Washington state are at significant risk

Public Lands, Wildlife
#PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife