Habitat Conservation

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

Executive Disorder: Trump Signs Order to Kill Regulations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Haley McKey, 202-772-0247, hmckey@defenders.org

WASHINGTON (January 30, 2017) ­– President Donald Trump signed an executive order today that forces federal agencies to get rid of two rules for every new rule enacted. The executive order did not specify which, if any, existing regulations might be done away with.

Statement from Defenders of Wildlife President and CEO Jamie Rappaport Clark:

Fish and Wildlife Service Moves to Ban Lead Ammo and Lures from Most Federal Lands

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Contact: Jared Saylor, Defenders of Wildlife, jsaylor@defenders.org; (202) 772-3255

Fish and Wildlife Service Moves to Ban Lead Ammo and Lures from Most Federal Lands

FWS must work closely with state wildlife agencies to ensure wildlife and public lands are protected

Hearings Begin for Troubling Interior Secretary Nominee

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Contact: Haley McKey, hmckey@defenders.org, 202-772-0247 571-480-2113 (cell)

Hearings Begin for Troubling Interior Secretary Nominee

Congress should hold Ryan Zinke Accountable for Protecting our Natural Heritage

Take Refuge: Newest protected areas for wildlife

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by Rebecca Bullis

Take a minute to learn about four of the most recent additions to our National Wildlife Refuge System, designated to protect and preserve wildlife and some of the rarest habitats in the country.

The post Take Refuge: Newest protected areas for wildlife appeared first on Defenders of Wildlife Blog.

Roadmap Released for a ‘Smart from the Start’ #CleanEnergy Future in California Desert

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September 14, 2016

Media contact: Catalina Tresky, (202) 772-0253 or ctresky@defenders.org

 

Roadmap Released for a ‘Smart from the Start’ #CleanEnergy Future in California Desert

Bureau of Land Management Finalizes the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan for Public Lands

 

State and Feds Agree to Protect the Salton Sea

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contacts:

Garrison Frost, Audubon California, (415) 644-4604, gfrost@audubon.org

Marta Stoepker, (313) 977-0054, Sierra Club  Beyond Coal Campaign 313.977.0054

Little Fish, Big Problems

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by Kim Delfino

Without more freshwater flows, the tiny and endangered delta smelt could soon be a literal fish out of water

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