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Defenders of Wildlife Board of Directors Chair Vic Sher announced today that Rodger Schlickeisen is retiring as president and CEO of the organization effective October 1, 2011, and that Jamie Rappaport Clark, current executive vice president, will be his successor.
The “Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling” today presented the results of its comprehensive, nonpartisan investigation of the worst environmental disaster in American history.
WASHINGTON (January 10, 2011) -- The following is a statement from Rodger Schlickeisen, president of Defenders of Wildlife, regarding the shootings in Tucson, Ariz. last Saturday.
Defenders of Wildlife offering limited edition “Adopt a Wolf” adoption packages featuring Lionsgate’s delightful animated tale about wolves, Alpha and Omega.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation today made available to the public the Record of Decision (“ROD”) signed by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) on the plan to replace the deteriorating Herbert C. Bonner Bridge in Dare County, NC, paving the way for construction of a new bridge at the north end of Hatteras Island, NC, parallel to the current bridge.
The Department of the Interior today issued a new “Wild Lands” secretarial order to the Bureau of Land Management, instructing the agency to designate unique areas with wilderness qualities, and manage them in a way that protects those qualities.
Thirty-four members of the U.S. House of Representatives joined an effort spearheaded by Rep. Jay Inslee (D-WA), Rep. James Moran (D-VA), Rep. Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) and Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN) to ask Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to stick to his commitment to make science-based decisions on oil and gas development in the Arctic Ocean.
Defenders of Wildlife reacts to solar energy siting plan announced by the U.S. Department of the Interior. The solar energy Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement will designate solar energy zones on Bureau of Land Management lands throughout the West.
BOZEMAN, Mont.— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service determined today that wolverines warrant protection under the federal Endangered Species Act but that those protections will be withheld indefinitely due to the backlog of other species awaiting an official listing.