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

Press Releases
Aug 30, 2023
GMUG Forest plan revision proposes large increase in logging, shortchanges mature and old growth forest

Under the proposed final plan, roughly 26% of the forest would be designated as suitable for timber production

Public Lands
#ProtectWhatYouLove, #Rewilding
Aug 29, 2023
Feds strengthen requirements for determining Mexican gray wolf predation of livestock

Conservation groups hope new requirements ensure Mexican gray wolves aren’t unfairly blamed for depredations they didn’t commit.

Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Aug 22, 2023
New information shows fewer than four collared Mexican gray wolves in the wild in Mexico

Conservationists sound the alarm about the U.S. reliance on the population

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Aug 21, 2023
More than 150,000 people called on Biden Administration to fully restore Endangered Species Act

Public comment period concludes for proposed rulemakings on how Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service protect species and habitats

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Aug 18, 2023
Court scraps massive Montana logging project threatening grizzlies and old forests

A federal judge ruled in favor of conservation groups and scrapped the massive Black Ram logging project in Montana’s Kootenai National Forest

Public Lands, Wildlife
#Climate Forests, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #WildlandsForWildlife
Aug 18, 2023
Appeals court throws out permit for Utah’s Uinta Basin Railway

The court's rejection of this oil railway and its ensuing environmental damage is a victory for the climate, public health and wild landscapes

Climate + Energy
#COCleanAir, #ClimateJustice, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement
Aug 14, 2023
Court dismisses Utah suits and upholds presidential authority to establish national monuments

Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments remain safe

Public Lands
#ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove
Aug 3, 2023
Guardians launches lawsuit to continue fight to protect climate-threatened Joshua trees

In decision to deny protections to Joshua trees, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service again ignores climate change and legal obligations under the Endangered Species Act

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jul 28, 2023
WildEarth Guardians’ response to the Grizzly Bear Review and Resource Restart Act of 2023

Anti-wildlife Republicans are proposing to remove Endangered Species Act protections for grizzly bears

Public Lands, Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #Rewilding, #StopExtinction
Jul 26, 2023
WildEarth Guardians’ statement on Cerro Pelado fire investigation

Guardians calls for major shift in wildfire policy

Public Lands
#ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #Wildfires