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Washington. DC

Biden Administration Recommits to Tribal Treaties, Endangered Salmon Restoration

Defenders of Wildlife applauds the Biden administration for its release of a presidential memo calling for federal agencies to take swift action to restore salmon populations across the Columbia and Snake River Basin.
Ron Niebrugge

Long-Awaited North Cascades Grizzly Plan Should Restore Threatened Population

Contacts: Caitlyn Burford, 541.371.6452 Andrea Wolf-Buck, 510.295.3579 Nick Littman, 509.997.0888 ext. 2. Jacqueline Covey Today, the National Park Service and U.S
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Beavers Can Help Aid Water and Wildlife Woes

Defenders of Wildlife and partners are undertaking a nearly 30-mile restoration project in two major tributaries of the Rio Grande to increase water flow for

Press Releases

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Defenders Thanks President Biden for Vetoing Unprecedented Congressional Attack on Endangered Species

Defenders of Wildlife thanks President Biden for exercising his veto power today on two pieces of legislation brought under the Congressional Review Act that would
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Defenders Supports Proposed Establishment of Everglades to Gulf Conservation Area in Southwest Florida

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today released a draft Land Protection Plan and Environmental Assessment for the proposed establishment of the Everglades to Gulf
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Arlington, VA

Expert Analysis Reveals Fatally Flawed Horseshoe Crab Model Threatens Red Knots in Delaware Bay

A new technical analysis from University of Nevada, Reno Associate Professor Dr. Kevin Shoemaker finds that a computer model used by the Atlantic States Marine
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Celebrate 21 Years of Sea Otter Awareness Week

Defenders of Wildlife, Sea Otter Savvy, the Elakha Alliance, the Monterey Bay Aquarium and California State Parks will commemorate the 21st annual Sea Otter Awareness
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Atlanta, GA

Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge Moves Toward World Heritage List

Following widespread bipartisan support, the National Park Service announced today that it will nominate the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge to join the United Nations Educational
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