Defenders of Wildlife produces many reports, fact sheets, tip sheets and other types of publications.
Use the dropdown boxes below to find publications related to specific animals, conservation issues, and regions.
This report details current legislative attacks on America’s imperiled plants and animals and assesses how each one would eviscerate wildlife conservation efforts.
Living Lands facilitated workshops at the most recent Southeastern Regional, Virginia, and Maryland land trust conferences to help the land trust community and their partners define their own vision for helping their communities adapt in the face of climate change. The goal of this facilitated workshop was to demonstrate a quick and inexpensive process by which land trusts can begin to envision how climate change adaptation is part of their land conservation mission, understand the effects of climate change on conservation values, and develop adaptation strategies.
Rep. Steve Pearce (R-N.M.) has proposed legislation to block protections for some of the Southwest’s most imperiled wildlife, including the sand dune lizard and lesser prairie chicken. Without federal protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and full funding of necessary ESA conservation programs, these animals and the sensitive habitat they depend on could be lost forever.
This report, referred to as the Green Budget, highlights the environmental communities' Fiscal Year 2012 national funding priorities.
ESA & Wolves Under Attack
A white paper describing the necessary steps and precautions necessary to ensure renewable energy development is done in a wildlife friendly way.
While the Arizona division of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management is drafting a plan to revitalize the state’s brownfields (lands previously disturbed by other uses) with renewable energy, developer Abengoa Solar is working to convert old agricultural lands into a source of clean, solar energy for its proposed Solana facility.
Fact Sheet: Renewable energy could help fund conservation.
Fact sheet: What environmental laws guide renewable energy development.