Rare Wolverine Spotted in Eastern Sierra
What is believed to be a single wolverine was caught on camera multiple times within several days in the eastern Sierra Nevada. Experts agree that
Defenders of Wildlife Opposes Governor Newsom's Latest Bill Package, Citing Concerns for Imperiled Wildlife and Lack of Public Engagement
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a surprise package of “budget trailer bills” late last week designed to limit permitting requirements for contentious projects such as the Delta Conveyance Project and Sites Reservoir. Newsom’s proposal encompasses various topics intended to streamline California’s infrastructure development but, in the process, undermines bedrock environmental laws that protect imperiled wildlife.
Defenders of Wildlife Celebrates Red Wolf Conservation on Endangered Species Day
Defenders of Wildlife staff joined communities from the Charlotte, North Carolina region on May 20 to celebrate and contribute to red wolf conservation in honor of Endangered Species Day.
Environmental groups applaud state for taking enforcement action against coal landfill
Environmental groups announced their support today for the Maryland Department of the Environment's decision to take enforcement action against Mirant MD Ash Management, LLC and Mirant Mid-Atlantic, LLC for violations of the federal Clean Water Act and state law at the Brandywine coal ash landfill.
Feds agree endangered Florida manatees need more habitat protection
USFWS announced today that new critical habitat protections are warranted for Florida’s endangered manatee, but the agency will wait for increased funding before it takes action.
Endangered jaguars will get a recovery plan, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said it will draw up a recovery plan for endangered jaguars in the Southwest.