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Press Releases
Sep 16, 2021
Wildlife disservice in New Mexico: Federal wildlife killing program intends to continue slaughter of native species

USDA-Wildlife Services plans to continue use of traps and poisons and leaves open the possibility of killing wild animals in wilderness

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement, #ProtectPrairieDogEmpires, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
Sep 15, 2021
Montana puts Yellowstone wolves in the crosshairs

Wolf hunting season opens today in Montana as state eliminated any cap on the number of wolves that can be killed in zones bordering Yellowstone National Park

Public Lands, Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Sep 15, 2021
Wolves in Western U.S. one step closer to Endangered Species protection

Draconian new wolf-killing regulations in Montana and Idaho force U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to review status of gray wolves

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
Sep 8, 2021
Climate change threatens recovery of endangered Colorado River fish

WildEarth Guardians and allies oppose stripping endangered status from razorback sucker

Rivers, Wildlife
#CORiver, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
Sep 2, 2021
Good news for Willamette River Chinook salmon and winter steelhead

Judge issues injunction requiring immediate actions at U.S. Army Corps dams to save Willamette River Chinook salmon and winter steelhead

Rivers, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #RethinkRivers, #StopExtinction
Sep 1, 2021
Bureau of Land Management grazing decision endangers Colorado bighorn sheep herds

Imperiled Gunnison sage-grouse also at risk

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Aug 26, 2021
Six Texas mussels slated to receive Endangered Species Act protections

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's proposed rule to list the species follows petitions and legal action by WildEarth Guardians over the past 14 years

Rivers, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Aug 24, 2021
Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission votes to exterminate wolves

The changes to the upcoming wolf hunting and trapping season harken back to an era when people sought to exterminate wolves altogether

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
Jul 19, 2021
Grazing permits on Colville National Forest threaten imperiled bull trout

Groups send Forest Service 60-day notice of intent to sue for failing to consider livestock impacts on threatened bull trout and their critical habitat

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
Jul 15, 2021
Judge rebukes U.S. Army Corps of Engineers excuses, orders immediate actions to save Willamette River Chinook salmon and winter steelhead

Court demands changes in dam operations and firm timelines to change the extinction trajectory of salmon and steelhead

Rivers, Wildlife
#EcosystemRestoration, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction