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

Press Releases
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
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 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
Feb 19, 2021
FERC moves forward with pumped storage hydro project near Lake Powell

Conservation groups vow to continue to fight this climate-doomed project

Wildlife
#CORiver, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers
Feb 17, 2021
Guardians joins 500 groups in support of confirming Rep. Deb Haaland as Interior Secretary

Overwhelming support for confirmation of first Native American as U.S. Secretary of the Department of the Interior

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
#ClimateJustice, #DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #GreaterChaco, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement, #ProtectPrairieDogEmpires, #PublicLandsInPublicHands, #Rewilding, #SafeguardTheSagebrushSea, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Feb 11, 2021
Federal judge overturns Trump administration’s gutting of greater sage grouse protections

Court holds unlawful Trump assault on ten million acres of prime sage grouse habitat

Public Lands, Wildlife
#ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #SafeguardTheSagebrushSea, #StopExtinction