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WildEarth Guardians’ priority campaigns

Priorities

WildEarth Guardians’ priority campaigns reflect the most urgent issues that we face in the American West. Each is designed to have the greatest impact. Through strategic focus, measurable goals, and targeted funding, we are able to stretch our conservation dollars and make progress toward cleaner air, more abundant wildlife, protected lands, and restored rivers.

Endangered Species Act Defense

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Wildlife

Public Lands in Public Hands

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Public Lands

End the War on Wildlife

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Wildlife

Rio Grande: America's Great River

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Rivers

Greater Chaco

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Climate + Energy

Keep It in the Ground

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Climate + Energy

The Greater Gila

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Public Lands

Recent Stories

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Save the Wolves, Save the Wild

April 19, 2019

Anyone who values the wildness of America, who wants intact ecosystems, who believes native species belong, or who wants the opportunity to someday hear a wolf howling needs to step up and oppose this wolf delisting

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Grizzly Guardian

August 22, 2018

Coming full circle in the battle to protect the West’s wildest bruin

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Why legislation authorizing permanent retirement of livestock grazing permits matters

July 23, 2018

Keeping livestock off public lands has many benefits, but existing law doesn’t allow for permanent livestock grazing permit retirement

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WildEarth Guardians' Newsroom

Clean Water rollback a nightmare for Rio Grande

Albuquerque Journal | Apr 10, 2019

The Trump administration’s proposal to roll back Clean Water Act protections is a real nightmare for the Santa Fe River and waterways throughout New Mexico. The rule eliminates categories of currently protected waters, including ephemeral and intermittent streams that only flow in direct response to precipitation; closed-basin lakes and watersheds; interstate waters; and most wetlands. Over 90 percent of waterways in New Mexico fall into these categories and would lose vital federal protections.

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All Guardians Op-Eds

Stand up for what’s right
The Santa Fe New Mexican | Dec 15, 2018
Time for Game and Fish to dump trapping
Albuquerque Journal | Aug 31, 2018

All Guardians Op-Eds

Environmental groups say Wyoming BLM rushed review of climate change effects

Casper Star Tribune | Apr 17, 2019

U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Contreras ruled last month that the Bureau of Land Management had failed to consider, or attempt to quantify, how potential fossil fuel development from those leases exacerbates a warming climate when it leased about 500 square miles of land to companies during the Obama years.

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All Guardians In the News

All Guardians In the News