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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

Aug 5, 2020
Conservationists to Federal Agencies: Restore Protections for Imperiled Wildlife in the Flathead National Forest

Flathead Forest Plan favors resource extraction over grizzly bears, Canada lynx, wolverine, and bull trout

Aug 5, 2020
Ad Blitz Calls on Colorado Governor Jared Polis to Take Climate Action, Protect People and Communities

Ads Follow Lawsuit by WildEarth Guardians Over Failure of Colorado to Meet Climate Action Deadline, Prioritize Environmental Justice

Aug 3, 2020
Conservationists Intervene to Oppose New Dam Project Near the Grand Canyon

New hydropower project would harm Little Colorado River and endangered species

Aug 3, 2020
Fish & Wildlife Service Agrees to Reconsider Sonoran Desert Tortoise for ESA Protection

The agreement was reached after WildEarth Guardians and Western Watersheds Project challenged the Service’s 2015 decision not to list the species for protection

Jul 31, 2020
Trump Administration Proposes Yet Another Rollback to the Endangered Species Act

Narrowing the definition of habitat will make it harder to restore degraded areas in order to recover species

Aug 5, 2020
Conservationists to Federal Agencies: Restore Protections for Imperiled Wildlife in the Flathead National Forest

Flathead Forest Plan favors resource extraction over grizzly bears, Canada lynx, wolverine, and bull trout

Aug 5, 2020
Ad Blitz Calls on Colorado Governor Jared Polis to Take Climate Action, Protect People and Communities

Ads Follow Lawsuit by WildEarth Guardians Over Failure of Colorado to Meet Climate Action Deadline, Prioritize Environmental Justice

Aug 3, 2020
Fish & Wildlife Service Agrees to Reconsider Sonoran Desert Tortoise for ESA Protection

The agreement was reached after WildEarth Guardians and Western Watersheds Project challenged the Service’s 2015 decision not to list the species for protection

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Tweets by @wildearthguard

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"The old @FlatheadNF Forest Plan had strict limits on how many logging roads and culverts could exist in grizzly bear and bull trout habitat and a program for removing a lot of them. The revised Forest Plan has no limits. It's a disaster in the making."
https://t.co/rOQ21QALsJ
2 hours ago
The U.S. government is paying an Idaho family $38,500 after a M-44 'cyanide bomb' placed illegally by @USDA's Wildlife Services killed their dog and injured their son.

TAKE ACTION! Call on Congress to defund Wildlife Services: https://t.co/InwJRfp0SJ

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Media Inquiries

WildEarth Guardians engages the media to inform, inspire, and activate. We often find ourselves in the middle of one controversy or another, and for that reason WildEarth Guardians is in the news somewhere nearly every day. You can count on WildEarth Guardians' bold and innovative campaigns to create real results.

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

Public Lands Issues
Judi Brawer, Public Lands Program Director
208.871.0596 | Email | Follow