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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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Healing

October 5, 2018

This text was originally a speech delivered at the Guardians Gala on September 21, 2018

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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

Stand up for what’s right

The Santa Fe New Mexican | Dec 15, 2018

Given the current political climate, accountability may seem like a thing of the past. But the truth is, breaking the law has consequences. After a long and opaque process, the saga of Craig Thiessen, a rancher from Kansas who was grazing cattle on the Gila National Forest and intentionally killed a juvenile endangered Mexican gray wolf (“Advocates want rancher’s forest permit pulled,” June 24), came to the only just conclusion: In late November, the U.S. Forest Service revoked his public lands grazing permit.

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All Guardians Op-Eds

Time for Game and Fish to dump trapping
Albuquerque Journal | Aug 31, 2018
Chaco needs congressional leadership
The Santa Fe New Mexican | Mar 24, 2018

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Interior, Planning to Expand Drilling Despite Shutdown, Urged to Halt Oil and Gas Leases

U.S. News & World Report | Jan 17, 2019

Nearly three dozen conservation and environmental groups on Thursday called on the Interior Department stop processing permits for oil and gas drilling during the shutdown and to delay planned lease sales of federal lands for such fossil fuel development.

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All Guardians In the News

All Guardians In the News