Habitat Conservation

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

Sage grouse is in danger of extinction, feds say

Western sagebrush birds deserve protection, but other imperiled species will come first

(03/05/2010) -


California senator makes bid to protect the Mojave Desert

Defenders of Wildlife supports Senator’s effort, but sees room for improvement in this bill

(12/22/2009) -

• Senator Feinstein introduced a bill to protect Calif. desert and guide renewable energy development away from sensitive desert lands to more degraded lands.
• Defenders finds the bill promising, but sees room for improvement regarding off-road vehicle use and renewable energy project approval and mitigation.

Private lands could host more solar, wind power

New bill offers incentives for renewable energy development on disturbed lands


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