Defending Habitat

When habitats are threatened, so are the animals who live there.

Gov. Otter approves ‘emergency’ amid wolf hysteria

Idaho discards science, panders to anti-wolf extremists in new chapter of wolf management

BOISE, Idaho (04/20/2011) -

Idaho Gov. “Butch” Otter approved legislation (House Bill 343) yesterday that directs him to issue an executive order declaring a statewide wolf “disaster emergency.”

The following is a statement from Suzanne Stone, Northern Rockies representative for Defenders of Wildlife:

Christmas comes early for America’s wild lands

Millions of acres of America’s unique public lands could receive needed protections


Feds release draft plan to guide solar energy on public lands across the West

Draft impact study signals shift in solar energy planning strategy

WASHINGTON (12/16/2010) -

The Interior Department released an environmental study today that is viewed by conservation groups as a welcome shift in solar siting strategy away from the “fast-track” process.

The draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS), a document totaling more than 10,000 pages, aims to drive solar energy development to areas that would reduce impacts on wildlife, water and the environment.

Defenders selected as Members Project® candidate

American Express and TakePart partnership benefits multiple charities each year

WASHINGTON (11/29/2010) -

Defenders of Wildlife is proud to have been selected as a candidate charity in Members Project, a partnership between American Express and TakePart.


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