Current Action Alerts

When you call or send messages to elected and regulatory officials, you can make a real difference for wildlife. Please check below to see where we need your help the most now.

polar bears, © Daniel Hatch
It's called "A New Foundation for American Greatness," but contrary to its title, the proposed budget released by President Trump seeks to dismantle protections and programs for the conservation of our lands, water and wildlife.
Bears Ears National Monument
Through May 25, Secretary Zinke is receiving public comments on the possible reduction or elimination of the Bears Ears National Monument, and we need you to stand up for our shared public lands and the wildlife that calls it home.
Grand Staircase-Escalante NM
As many as 40 monuments are threatened by Trump’s latest Executive Order – that’s more than one billion acres of wild lands and waters – habitat that the animals you love depend on.
Butterfly
Since taking office in January, the Trump administration and Congress have made no secret of their anti-environment agenda. The need to protect our nation's wildlife has never been more urgent.
Vaquita, © Raziel Levi Mendez Moreno
The largest threat to vaquitas is drowning in fishing gear, which kills half of the remaining population each year. It is currently estimated that fewer than 30 vaquitas survive. Urge the Mexican government to implement and enforce a permanent ban on gillnets in the Upper Gulf of California.
Jaguar
After years of inaction, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has finally proposed a jaguar recovery plan. While the proposed plan signals a step in the right direction, it is far from what the jaguar will need to make a recovery in the U.S.
Mexican gray wolf (captive), © Wolf Conservation Center
A look at how the border wall will alter the landscape that hundreds of species rely on for survival.
Mexican gray wolves, © Glenn Nagel/iStockphoto
Unless more lobos are released and more populations established, they are doomed to go extinct in the wild. Tell officials to stand up to the states and do what is necessary to save these wolves!
manatee, © Tracy Colson/USFWS
Tell FWS to provide stronger protections for manatees, including a ban on in-water viewing during the winter!
Grizzly Bear, © Karen Willes
Defenders’ expectations for the incoming Trump administration’s environmental priorities.

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