Lawsuit Launched to Compel Trump Administration to Protect Bi-state Sage Grouse

Lawsuit Launched to Compel Trump Administration to Protect Sage Grouse

SAN FRANCISCO― Conservation groups filed a formal notice today of their intent to sue the Trump administration for failing to protect an imperiled bird, the bi-state sage grouse, under the Endangered Species Act despite ongoing population declines. The bi-state sage grouse is a geographically isolated, genetically distinct population of greater sage grouse, which are famous […]

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Taxpayers Paid Over K So Trump Jr. Could Kill a Rare Sheep

Taxpayers Paid Over $75K So Trump Junior Could Kill a Rare Sheep

Donald Trump Junior’s hunting expedition to Mongolia last summer, where he had the distinction of killing a rare breed of sheep, cost taxpayers at least $76,859.36, according to documents unearthed by a watchdog group. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, or CREW,originally received Secret Service documents in March that showed that Secret Service protection […]

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Breaking! Help Save The Life Of A Rare Gray Wolf Being Targeted By The Livestock Industry In Utah To Be Trapped & Killed

Breaking! Help Save The Life Of A Rare Gray Wolf Being Targeted By The Livestock Industry In Utah To Be Trapped & Killed

According to Utah state authorities, for the first time in nearly five years, a gray wolf is thought to be present in the state. Shockingly, the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food is reportedly setting traps to kill the wolf on behalf of the state’s livestock industry. “On Tuesday, June 2nd, the Utah Department of Agriculture and […]

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Trump Administration Finalizes Extreme Predator Hunting Rules in Alaska National Preserves

Trump Administration Finalizes Extreme Predator Hunting Rules in Alaska National Preserves

The Trump administration announced today that it will finalize new regulations that roll back protections against extreme methods of killing predators and other wildlife in Alaska national preserves. National preserves are managed by the National Park Service (NPS) like national parks, except hunting and fishing are permitted. NPS’s new regulations for sport hunting and trapping […]

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Alexander Archipelago Wolves Need Urgent Help Following Record Killings in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest

Alexander Archipelago Wolves Need Urgent Help Following Record Killings in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest

JUNEAU, Alaska― Conservation groups today called on the U.S. Forest Service to take immediate steps to protect Alexander Archipelago wolves on Prince of Wales Island in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest following word that 97 percent of the most recent estimated population was killed this past trapping season. In their letter the groups also urged the […]

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Leaked Trump Administration Memo: Keep Public in Dark About How Endangered Species Decisions Are Made

Leaked Trump Administration Memo: Keep Public in Dark About How Endangered Species Decisions Are Made

In a Trump administration memorandum leaked to the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is directing its staff to withhold, or delay releasing, certain public records about how the Endangered Species Act is carried out. That includes records where the advice of career wildlife scientists may be overridden by political appointees […]

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