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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

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

Sustainable Missoula: Montana’s public lands are critical for climate progress

Missoula Current | Jul 19, 2019

Montana’s public lands are priceless. They’re an economic lifeblood, a source of clean water and air, home to thriving fish and wildlife, and a cornerstone of the state’s outdoor heritage. Unfortunately, the state’s public lands are under siege by a fossil fuel industry-driven “energy dominance” agenda.

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All Guardians Op-Eds

Trump’s dirty water rule threatens my desert home
Santa Fe New Mexican | Apr 20, 2019
Clean Water rollback a nightmare for Rio Grande
Albuquerque Journal | Apr 10, 2019
Clean water rollback a nightmare for Rio Grande
Albuquerque Journal | Apr 10, 2019

All Guardians Op-Eds

Federal officials reject petition to list Joshua tree as threatened under Endangered Species Act

Desert Sun | Aug 15, 2019

The Joshua tree does not require protection under the ESA, the Fish and Wildlife Service said in a decision announced Wednesday. WildEarth Guardians petitioned the service in 2015, seeking to have the iconic desert plant and namesake of Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California listed as a threatened species.

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All Guardians In the News

All Guardians In the News