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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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Mapping Injustice

May 9, 2019

This speech was originally delivered at Guardians’ Howling Affair in Denver on May 3, 2019

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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

Trump’s dirty water rule threatens my desert home

Santa Fe New Mexican | Apr 20, 2019

The Trump administration is working toward a sinister rollback of existing clean water protections for intermittent and ephemeral streams. The proposed rule attempts to redefine which streams, rivers, lakes and wetlands are protected by the Clean Water Act.

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All Guardians Op-Eds

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
Stand up for what’s right
The Santa Fe New Mexican | Dec 15, 2018

All Guardians Op-Eds

Climate Lawsuit Aims to Stop Federal Fossil Fuel Leases in New Mexico

Climate Liability News | Jun 7, 2019

Following a federal court ruling that invalidated government oil and gas leasing in Wyoming on climate change grounds in March, a new lawsuit filed earlier this week seeks to overturn petroleum leasing on public land in New Mexico due to climate impacts.

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All Guardians In the News

All Guardians In the News