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Photo Library

WildEarth Guardians doesn’t just protect the American West—we also photograph it. The images below (and many others) are available for download on our Flickr page for non-commercial use with appropriate attribution.

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Bears Ears National Monument

Rally for Greater Chaco in Santa Fe

Wildlife threatened by oil and gas development

Fracking on Utah public lands

Press Releases

Oct 20, 2021
Living rivers vital to New Mexico’s 50-year water planning effort

Plan currently falls short in analyzing the effects of climate change on the ecological health of waterways, imperiled species, and recreational economy

Oct 18, 2021
Endangered status removed from imperiled Colorado River fish

Crisis looms large for the basin due to climate change and unsustainable use

Oct 13, 2021
Groups deliver millions of signatures calling for ending federal fossil fuel extraction

Indigenous, climate, and conservation groups holding press conference at the Interior Department in D.C. as part of week-long People Vs Fossil Fuels actions

Oct 8, 2021
President Biden restores protections for Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments

President Trump had gutted two million acres from these national monuments in 2017, which opened some of the public lands to mining and drilling

Oct 6, 2021
Biden administration defends Wildlife Services’ killing of eight wolf pups in Idaho

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack rejected conservation groups' request to stop Wildlife Services from slaughtering weeks-old wolves on public lands

Oct 20, 2021
Living rivers vital to New Mexico’s 50-year water planning effort

Plan currently falls short in analyzing the effects of climate change on the ecological health of waterways, imperiled species, and recreational economy

Oct 18, 2021
Endangered status removed from imperiled Colorado River fish

Crisis looms large for the basin due to climate change and unsustainable use

Oct 13, 2021
Groups deliver millions of signatures calling for ending federal fossil fuel extraction

Indigenous, climate, and conservation groups holding press conference at the Interior Department in D.C. as part of week-long People Vs Fossil Fuels actions

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Guardian (noun) guard·i·an /ˈɡärdēən/: a defender, protector, or keeper. We envision a world where wildlife and wild places are respected and valued and our world is sustainable for all beings. #WeAreGuardians #AForceForNature #StopExtinction https://t.co/QZpj3aUOG4 https://t.co/17qoWPH5pq wildearthguard photo
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The Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act will designate 23 million acres of Wilderness and 1,800 miles of Wild and Scenic Rivers. NREPA will also protect habitat for imperiled #wildlife like grizzly bears and wolverines. Act: https://t.co/zFsYsd5CoD https://t.co/C9TXsZFZJI wildearthguard photo

Media Inquiries

WildEarth Guardians engages the media to inform, inspire, and activate. You can count on WildEarth Guardians staff members for accurate information and a timely response. For general media inquires, please contact WildEarth Guardians' Communications Manager, Matthew Koehler, at 406.396.0321 or mkoehler@wildearthguardians.org. Specific inquires can also be made to the program directors below.

Climate & Energy Issues
Jeremy Nichols, Climate and Energy Program Director
303.437.7663 | Email | Follow

Wild Rivers Issues

Jen Pelz, Wild Rivers Program Director
303.884.2702 | Email | Follow

Wildlife Issues
Lindsay Larris, Wildlife Program Director
310.923.1465 | Email | Follow

Wild Places Issues
Andrew Rothman, Wild Places Program Director
303.501.5815 | Email | Follow