Publications

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.

Gray wolves are beginning to make a comeback in the Pacific Northwest. Wolves were once found throughout much of the region. But by the early 1900s they were gone, eliminated by shooting, poisoning and trapping. Now wolves from Canada, Idaho and Montana are moving into the area.
Legislative proposals, like Senator Ron Wyden’s to significantly increase logging in the so-called “O&C” federal lands in Oregon will undermine the Northwest Forest Plan, not only in Oregon but in California and Washington as well, establishing a dangerous precedent for the management of federal forests across the country.
An Open Letter to Oregon’s Congressional Delegation and Governor.
This report describes how we identified unreported habitat disturbance under the Texas Habitat Conservation Plan for the Dunes Sagebrush Lizard.
Part I of this report describes how we identified unreported habitat disturbance under the Texas Habitat Conservation Plan for the Dunes Sagebrush Lizard.
This supplemental presentation illustrates the claims made in "Habitat Disturbances Under the Texas Habitat Conservation Plan for the Dunes Sagebrush Lizard" using satellite imagery that clearly shows instances of unreported habitat disturbance.
In this paper, Defenders’ experts explore the ways that officials can better incorporate climate change preparation into the National Environmental Policy Act, the most significant piece of federal legislation guiding environmental analysis and decision-making.
Defenders of Wildlife works on the ground, in the courts and in the halls of Congress to protect native wild animals and plants for future generations.
Outlines the funding levels Defenders of Wildlife is advocating for in Fiscal Year 2014 for the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the US Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the US Geological Survey, and the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

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