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Lynx Get a Break in Montana

In September, a settlement agreement reached between the State of Montana, WildEarth Guardians and our allies aimed at protecting threatened Canada lynx from trapping was approved. The agreement also keeps the wolverine trapping season closed in Montana. At least 15 lynx were caught in traps in Montana since 2001—these are only the reported incidents. At least five of these trapping incidents were fatal. The court’s approval of the common-sense restrictions will aid the long-term recovery and survival of this iconic species.

White House activists

It's Time to Keep our Coal in the Ground

It's time for President Obama to get serious about combating climate change and reining in fossil fuels. We're leading a coalition calling on the President to stop selling coal, oil, and natural gas from our public lands and waters. We need to you to add your voice to the call. Take a moment today and tell the President to keep our fossil fuels in the ground!

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The Bird That Could Save the West

Sage grouse populations are plummeting, and as the sage grouse goes so go a diversity of native wildlife that depends on sagebrush. By protecting the sage grouse, we're able to save that wildlife heritage. The Interior Department just released rangewide sage grouse plans that are too weak, then used them as justification to deny Endangered Species Act protections. Guardians is working hard to see that sage grouse receive adequate protection.

Charlotte Levinson Guardian Giver

Grateful for Guardian Givers

“It’s been a privilege to watch WildEarth Guardians grow over the past 25 years. From protecting wild places, to wild rivers, and to endangered species, Guardians represents my values and has my full support. The Climate & Energy Program is second to none. By developing key interventions, Guardians has been able to successfully challenge coal mining in the Powder River Basin and shale oil fracking in Chaco Canyon, while also winning precedent-setting climate justice victories and coalescing a national movement to end fossil fuel extraction on public lands everywhere. ...continued here.

Slider Photo credits: Joshua tree—WildEarth Guardians. forest road impact on stream—WildEarth Guardians. Speyeria Idalia—Pennsylvania Army National Guard. keep it in the ground coal logo—WildEarth Guardians. grizzly and cubs—Sam Parks Photography. Thumbprint photos: Canada lynx— climate rally at the White House—WildEarth Guardians. sage grouse—WildEarth Guardians. Charlotte Levinson—Charlotte Levinson.


Press Releases

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