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Read about the latest events, issues, legislation, and more affecting wildlife and our work.

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No Time to Lose to Help the North American Monarch Butterfly

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision that protections for the monarch butterfly are warranted but precluded under the Endangered Species Act is a clear signal to the national conservation community, state and federal agencies, and the public of the peril the species is in.

A portrait of Janet McCabe.

Deputy EPA Administrator Nominee McCabe’s Record Shows Effective, Empathetic Approach to Environmental Oversight

Mar 02, 2021

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Bighorn sheep. Credit: Barry Dale Gilfry.

Modernizing Energy Development Will Benefit Taxpayers, Communities, Wildlife

Mar 02, 2021

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American Jobs in Energy Manufacturing Act Will Drive Investment in Clean Energy Manufacturing, Support Coal Communities

Mar 02, 2021

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Brenda Mallory

Council on Environmental Quality Nominee Brenda Mallory Brings Expertise, Understanding of Climate Crisis, Environmental Justice

Mar 01, 2021

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National Wildlife Federation Hosts Civilian Conservation Corps, Climate Economy, Justice Roundtable

Mar 01, 2021

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Mountain Goat, Steven Lewis

Public Lands Bill Will Ensure Cherished Landscapes, Watersheds Endure for Future Generations

Feb 26, 2021

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COVID-19 Recovery Bill Includes Critical Funding for Air-Quality Monitoring, National Service Corps

Feb 26, 2021

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Jaime Pinkham. Photo by Wallowa County Chieftain.

Pinkham Has ‘Experience, Perspective’ Needed to Restore America’s Waters, Promote Climate Resilience, Recover Wildlife

Feb 25, 2021

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