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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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Equilibrium

July 16, 2018

This piece appeared in Michael P. Berman’s book, “Gila: Radical Visions/The Enduring Silence,” published in 2012

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Postcard from the Gila

July 23, 2018

Guardians’ Conservation Director, Wild Places Program Director, and I spent four days circumnavigating the Gila National Forest and meeting its players—animal, plant, and human

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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

New Mexico’s Rivers Safe from Ill-Conceived Pumping Scheme

Aug 3, 2018

Yesterday, the New Mexico State Engineer dismissed a second attempt by Augustin Plains Ranch to push through a speculative scheme for mining groundwater in central New Mexico. In 2016, WildEarth Guardians, farmers, ranchers, and local communities prote

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All Guardians Press Releases

The Rio Grande is dying and only a new compact will save her

The Burlington Record | Jul 9, 2018

The Rio Grande is dying. The death of a river, anywhere, is sad and alarming. When that river is the lifeblood of a vast region, it is nothing short of tragic. The causes are both ancient and modern: climate change, ignorance, politics and greed.

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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

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Forest Service Agrees To Stop Sheep Grazing Near Bighorns In Eastern Idaho

Boise State Public Radio | Jul 3, 2018

Forest Service has settled a lawsuit from environmental groups to prevent domestic sheep from grazing in areas inhabited by native Bighorns.

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