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

Press Releases
Sep 28, 2023
Federal wildlife killing agency advisory committee to meet in D.C.

Announcement states that “the public will not be allowed to participate in the discussions.”

Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #WildlandsForWildlife
Sep 25, 2023
Conservation groups file for injunction to halt Montana wolf trapping to protect grizzly bears

Advocates seek stop to Montana’s 2023 wolf trapping season pending a court decision on alleged Endangered Species Act violations

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement
Sep 21, 2023
Agency pauses renewal of Canadian mining company’s permit for exploratory mining in southwestern New Mexico over impacts to endangered species

Exploratory mining in southwestern New Mexico continues to threaten sacred sites, endangered species and critical watersheds

Public Lands
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #GreaterGila, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #WildlandsForWildlife
Sep 19, 2023
Wolf advocates demand Montana FWP improve public participation in wolf planning

Conservation groups request citizen advisory council and public meetings

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Sep 19, 2023
Public lands trapping ban is reducing wildlife deaths and improving public safety

Data following ‘Roxy’s Law’ implementation shows fewer wildlife and pets caught in traps

Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction, #TrapFreeNM
Sep 17, 2023
New Mexicans demand end to fossil fuels in historic New York climate march

Frontline and Indigenous New Mexican youth, elders and advocates are taking to the streets of New York City to challenge the Biden and Lujan Grisham administrations to finally follow through with their promises of real climate action.

Climate + Energy
#ClimateJustice, #FrackOffChaco, #GreaterChaco, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement
Sep 13, 2023
New Mexico Indigenous, environmental and frontline groups head to New York to advocate for end to fossil fuels

New Mexico delegation to join a march of more than 10,000 advocates in New York City

Climate + Energy
#ClimateJustice, #ForceForNature, #FrackOffChaco, #GreaterChaco, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround, #NoNewLeases, #PressStatement
Sep 11, 2023
Flathead-Lolo-Bitterroot Citizen Task Force and WildEarth Guardians sue to stop wolf trapping and snaring in Montana grizzly habitat

Grizzly bears migrating across the Northern Rockies will be particularly vulnerable to being caught in traps.

Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement
Sep 7, 2023
New EPA rule removes Clean Water Act protections for 90% of New Mexico waterways

Drinking water, intermittent streams and wetlands in New Mexico left unprotected by EPA following Sackett v. EPA Supreme Court decision

Rivers
#LivingRio, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #RioGrande
Aug 31, 2023
Judge rules Forest Service violated the law in rolling back forest protections

A federal judge in Oregon makes a sweeping recommendation to protect old growth on six national forests in Eastern Oregon and Washington

Legal Victory, Public Lands
#Climate Forests, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #Rewilding