Protecting Chaco Canyon From Fracking
The Greater Chaco region of northwestern New Mexico is
facing unprecedented threats as the Bureau of Land Management approves more
fracking. The region’s native
communities, clean air, water, and our climate are all at risk. Together with a coalition of local, regional,
and national organizations and individuals, we’re pushing back, filing
suit to put the brakes the oil and gas industry and calling
on our Congressional leaders to stand up for a healthy future. Sign
our petition today and help keep Chaco frack-free!
Wild at Heart Spring Newsletter
Restoring damaged lands and connecting with nature is a priority for
WildEarth Guardians. After a century of mistreating public lands, we
believe it’s time to start putting the pieces back together.
Reconnecting wild places in the west from Canada to Mexico requires
sweat equity—like planting millions of trees—and moving skillfully
through the courts and halls of Congress. Please enjoy this most recent online edition of our Wild at Heart which highlights our rewilding program.
Working Towards an Enduring Rio
WildEarth Guardians recently filed
suit in federal court challenging a massive federal engineering project
that threatens the health of the Rio Grande ecosystem in central New Mexico and
will alter hundreds of acres of key habitat of the Rio Grande silvery minnow,
Southwestern willow flycatcher and yellow-billed cuckoo in violation of the
Endangered Species Act.
Grateful for Guardian Givers
Alan Hamilton loves doing restoration work with Guardians’ Restoration Director Jim Matison and the crew he manages.“We work really well together because
we share similar environmental ethics, but even more importantly we are
both committed to getting restoration projects done." Alan and his extended family knew Guardians was the right organization
to support over the last several years when it became clear that we were
committed, ...continued here.
Slider Photo credits: Chaco's Fajada Butte—Vincent Murphy, Creative Commons, Flickr. Wolf puppies—USFWS, Hilary Cooley. Don't Frack Denver—Food & Water Watch Colorado. Fox—Dollar Photo. Madeleine Carey and family—WildEarth Guardians. Thumbprint photos: Chaco Canyon Ruins—WildEarth Guardians. Valle Caldera fence removal—MaryEllen Collins. Rio Grande—Adriel Heisey. Alan Hamilton—Alan Hamilton.
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