Habitat Conservation

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

Sagebrush Safari

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by Caitlin Balch-Burnett

Visit a sage-grouse lek and it’s impossible not to become an advocate for this fancy dancer.

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Izembek National Wildlife Refuge

Located on the tip of the Alaska Peninsula in the Aleutian Islands, Izembek National Wildlife Refuge is internationally recognized as an important wetland, protected as a wildlife refuge and designated as a wilderness area. It’s one of Alaska’s most ecologically diverse wildlife refuges, with lagoons, tundra and stunning mountain peaks. This incredible habitat is home to brown bears, caribou, salmon and other wildlife.

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Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Green Sea Turtles Making a Comeback in Florida

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Sea Turtle, © Christina Albright-Mundy
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by Elizabeth Fleming

Before Florida’s green sea turtles were protected under the Endangered Species Act in 1978, their numbers had plummeted. But less than 40 years later, this population is laying thousands of successful nests every year.

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At What Cost?

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San Joaquin kit fox, Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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by Kim Delfino

Defenders of Wildlife has been working to promote “smart from the start” principles - carefully planned projects that keep wildlife in mind. The Panoche Solar Farm is the antithesis of this approach.

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Showdown on the Sagebrush Sea

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Sage-Grouse, Photo: USFWS Pacific Southwest Region
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by Mackenzie Case

The “Sagebrush Sea” grasslands are essential to the imperiled sage-grouse, along with hundreds of other critters ranging from pygmy rabbits to sagebrush lizards to mountain lions.

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