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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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Ranching advocates lack a rural vision

August 20, 2018

Cattle grazing on much of the Western landscape makes no ecological sense, and further, has little economic relevance

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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

Yellowstone grizzlies: Court blocks ID, WY trophy hunts for 14 more days

Sep 13, 2018

MISSOULA, Mont. —Today, a U.S. District Court judge extended a temporary restraining order to block planned grizzly bear trophy hunts in Idaho and Wyoming for 14 more days while he prepares a ruling. The judge may only renew a temporary restraining ord

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All Guardians Press Releases

Time for Game and Fish to dump trapping

Albuquerque Journal | Aug 31, 2018

“Take a child hunting, fishing or trapping.” Hunting and angling – when done right and informed by the best available science – are fair-chase pursuits of food and learning. Trapping is, at best, a financial net-zero activity that perpetuates cruelty, privatizes a public resource, and endangers the safety of people, companion animals and imperiled species.

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All Guardians Op-Eds

Chaco needs congressional leadership
The Santa Fe New Mexican | Mar 24, 2018
Valuable wolf now refugee, hostage
The Albuquerque Journal | Feb 24, 2018

All Guardians Op-Eds

Colorado land trust officials say oil drilling setback Prop 112 would cut public school funding

Aurora Sentinel | Sep 20, 2018

Proponents of the measure to increase the setback between oil and gas development and homes and schools to 2,500 feet stipulate the potential funding loss, but they maintain that public safety is paramount.

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All Guardians In the News

Lawsuit filed to halt sale of timber
Pamplin Media Group | Sep 19, 2018
Hunts of Yellowstone grizzlies delayed again
Post Register | Sep 14, 2018

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