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 is an unprecedented examination of the low level of protection given by the lax U.S. system for the risks that non-native animal species pose to our environment and to public health. This report provides the foundation for the Program's continued advocacy, in both U.S. and international forums, for applying stronger protective measures to the massive global live animal trade.
FY2008 Land and Water Conservation Fund report from Defenders of Wildlife
This report looks at what the State Wildlife Action Plans have to say about transportation infrastructure and planning.
Rapid and sprawling urbanization poses a significant threat to wildlife nationwide. Read this report to learn more about what your state said about development threats and how State Wildlife Action Plans can help land use planners protect wildlife.
Rampant energy development threatens sage grouse, other iconic American species
Saving endangered species from extinction pays, not only in terms of healthy, intact ecosystems, but also in dollars - dollars that may reach into several millions. This report compiles economic data from local events featuring endangered or threatened species and the businesses that benefit from these events.
Report on the outcome of 3 workshops held in 2006 to promote the use of data, tools and frameworks that advance environmental stewardship and streamlining initiatives within the transportation planning process.