Anchorage, AK

Court shuts down Interior’s second illegal land deal with King Cove Corp

A federal District Court decision released late yesterday resoundingly shut down the Interior Department’s second attempt at an illegal land exchange with the King Cove Corporation to make way for a road through vital protected wetlands in Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.
SACRAMENTO

More than 12,000 Acres of Endangered Species Habitat Permanently Protected as ‘North Carrizo Ecological Reserve’ in Response to Defenders Settlement Agreement

The California Fish and Game Commission (FGC) voted in April to permanently protect nearly 20 square miles of land in eastern San Luis Obispo County as the North Carrizo Ecological Reserve.
AUSTIN, Texas

Court Rejects Koch Brothers-funded Group’s Attack on Rare Texas Arachnid

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals today rejected an attack on the Endangered Species Act’s constitutionality brought by a special interest group financed by the Koch brothers.

Press Releases

Defenders of Wildlife announces planned retirement of its president and names his successor

Executive vice president Jamie Rappaport Clark named as successor WASHINGTON (01/14/2011) - Defenders of Wildlife Board of Directors Chair Vic Sher announced today that Rodger

Oil Spill Commission final report outlines industry-wide safety lapses

Action on oil spill legislation needed in Congress Summary: The “Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling” today presented the results

Defenders of Wildlife statement on shooting that wounded AZ Congresswoman

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is a champion for the environment WASHINGTON (01/10/2011) - The following is a statement from Rodger Schlickeisen, president of Defenders of

Defenders of Wildlife in a "pack" with Lionsgate

Limited edition Alpha and Omega wolf adoption kits available Summary: Defenders and Lionsgate partner to offer wolf-saving adoption kitLimited edition kit will include wolf plush

Paving paradise: Conservation groups react to decision on North Carolina bridge construction

Summary: The North Carolina Department of Transportation today made available to the public the Record of Decision (“ROD”) signed by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
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Rachel Brittin
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Director of Media Relations
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Communications Specialist
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Rebecca Bullis
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