Meet Defenders

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Meet Defenders
Defenders of Wildlife is a national, nonprofit membership organization dedicated to the protection of all native animals and plants in their natural communities.
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Success Story
After years of advocacy and court battles, these shorebirds are finally getting the protection they deserve.
Job Opportunities
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If past strong anti-wildlife conservation efforts and horrible voting records are any indication, we should expect the new wave of Senate leaders will pursue a radical and sweeping assault on America’s wildlife and public lands.
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