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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

Nov 22, 2021
Coalition urges federal agency to appropriately evaluate water pipeline project

The project will impact the lower Santa Fe River, which flows into the Rio Grande

Nov 18, 2021
Guardians confronts illegal oil and gas industry air pollution in New Mexico’s Permian Basin

Occidental Petroleum put on notice of impending clean air lawsuit over ongoing violations

Nov 18, 2021
Plan to poison prairie dogs and eliminate black-footed ferret habitat on Thunder Basin National Grassland litigated 

Critically endangered black-footed ferrets rely exclusively on prairie dogs for prey and on prairie dog burrows for shelter

Nov 15, 2021
Comments and questions needed on Santa Fe pipeline project

Project expected to reduce flows in the lower Santa Fe River by up to 50%

Nov 15, 2021
Greater Chaco Coalition celebrates new path forward for landscape protection

President Biden and Secretary Haaland offer new promise to finally address legacies of sacrifice zones and environmental justice for the Greater Chaco region

Nov 22, 2021
Coalition urges federal agency to appropriately evaluate water pipeline project

The project will impact the lower Santa Fe River, which flows into the Rio Grande

Nov 18, 2021
Guardians confronts illegal oil and gas industry air pollution in New Mexico’s Permian Basin

Occidental Petroleum put on notice of impending clean air lawsuit over ongoing violations

Nov 18, 2021
Plan to poison prairie dogs and eliminate black-footed ferret habitat on Thunder Basin National Grassland litigated 

Critically endangered black-footed ferrets rely exclusively on prairie dogs for prey and on prairie dog burrows for shelter

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Tweets by @wildearthguard

Wolf trapping season started in Montana today. While trophy hunters have shot 82 #wolves so far—including Yellowstone wolves—the #wolf body count in #Montana will likely increase greatly after today.

Demand action from @SecDebHaaland to #RelistWolves: https://t.co/D2wsGijjeL https://t.co/lJmP1DUo5a
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"New Mexico citizens and lawmakers have chosen to relegate public lands trapping and poisoning to the history books for myriad good and valid reasons." – Chris Smith, WildEarth Guardians

via @thenewmexican

https://t.co/RSZc6IdQMO https://t.co/tNPhKW3FGu
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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