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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

Large Landscape Conservation Just Makes Cents

July 17, 2020

We envision a large landscape designation in the Greater Gila Bioregion that would set the stage for the ecological and economic benefits of land protections to be, for lack of a better word, capitalized on. 

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Beckoning the Beavers

October 30, 2019

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve thought beavers were worthy of my admiration. Sadly, beavers have been eradicated from literally tens of thousands of miles of streams and small rivers—the victims of both trapping and habitat degradation.

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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

When it comes to killing Washington’s wolves, there are no rules

The Wenatchee World | Jul 30, 2020

The Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife has effectively decided that it kills wolves whenever and however it feels like killing wolves. This policy has been made loud and clear over the past month, and it was solidified by the recent issuance of a wolf kill orders.

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All Guardians Op-Eds

All Guardians Op-Eds

Trump Admin Defining the Word ‘Habitat’ in Sneaky New Effort to Trash Endangered Species Act

Enviro News | Aug 6, 2020

In what prominent conservation group WildEarth Guardians is calling “death by a thousand cuts,” the Trump Administration is at it again, with another proposed change that would weaken the overwhelmingly popular Endangered Species Act. This go-round features an attempt to define the word habitat in an effort to affect what can be classified as critical habitat.

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All Guardians In the News

All Guardians In the News