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

Press Releases
Jul 9, 2019
Doña Ana County Commission approves controversial wildlife contract

New reporting requirements added, but traps, poisons, aerial gunning remain permissible

Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife
Jul 5, 2019
Legal Action Taken to Save Critical Habitat of Endangered New Mexico Meadow Jumping Mice

The species is severely threatened by habitat destruction, and only a few isolated populations remain.

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jul 3, 2019
Lawsuit Seeks to Block Colorado Coal Mine Expansion Threatening Climate, National Forest

Trump Administration Illegally Authorized Expansion of Arch Coal’s West Elk Mine

Climate + Energy
#KeepItInTheGround
Jul 1, 2019
People’s Contract for Coexistence with Wildlife Launched

In response to the upcoming contract renewal with federal agency Wildlife Services, New Mexico conservation groups are launching a People’s Contract for Coexistence with Wildlife that prioritizes humane treatment of our wild neighbors.

Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife
Jun 28, 2019
Trump Plan for Southwestern Colorado Pushes Fossil Fuel Expansion, Undermines State’s Climate Law

Communities Speak Out Against Final Resource Plan

Climate + Energy
#KeepItInTheGround
Jun 26, 2019
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Needs Continued Legal Protections

Conservation Groups Oppose Potential Endangered Species Act Delisting

Rivers, Wildlife
#LivingRivers, #RethinkRivers, #ReviveTheRio
Jun 20, 2019
Groups Call for Comprehensive Greater Chaco Protection

Demand Consistency from BLM Planning and Protection Efforts

Climate + Energy
#FrackOffChaco, #GreaterChaco, #KeepItInTheGround, #NoNewLeases, #RunningForOurLives
Jun 20, 2019
#RunningForOurLives Indigenous Youth Relay for Greater Chaco Landscape and Beyond

50-mile Run Across New Mexico Protests BLM Oil and Gas Lease Sale

Climate + Energy
#FrackOffChaco, #GreaterChaco, #KeepItInTheGround, #NoNewLeases, #RunningForOurLives
Jun 20, 2019
Wild places on Ochoco National Forest will remain wild

Forest Service drops appeal, old-growth forests and sensitive wildlife habitat remain protected from motorized use

Public Lands
#Rewilding, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jun 20, 2019
U.S. Forest Service Pulls Medicine Bow Landscape Analysis Vegetation Project

Forest Service would have been able to log 360,000 acres over the next 15 years

Public Lands
#Rewilding, #WildlandsForWildlife