January Wildlife Update: New Year, Renewed Commitment to Wildlife Conservation
October Wildlife Update: A Week to Celebrate Wolves!
Court: Approval of old-growth sales in northern spotted owl habitat violated Endangered Species Act
Court rules that BLM logging sales totaling nearly 18,000 acres including in old-growth forest violated the Endangered Species Act.
Court again forces feds to reconsider wolverine protections, this time using science
Today, a federal judge invalidated a Trump administration decision denying protections to imperiled wolverines under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) (original complaint here). This is the second time a court has rejected a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decision to deny protections for wolverines, which number only about 300 in the contiguous U.S.
Oregon’s North Coast Red Tree Voles Get New Shot at Crucial Protections
In a legal victory, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agreed today to reconsider whether red tree voles on Oregon’s North Coast need protection under the Endangered Species Act. The Service has until January 31, 2024, to make a decision.
A Dire Year for Oregon’s Wolves
The 2022 Oregon Legislature: Significant Victories for Forests, Waters, and Wildlife; Disappointment on Climate
February Wildlife Update: Wolves Regain Protections
Too often, it seems most news about wildlife recovery and efforts to protect imperiled species is doom and gloom. That’s why it’s particularly exciting to share with you good news when it does manage to come our way. Read this month’s newsletter to learn more about these recent (and important) victories!