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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.

Sabinoso Wilderness, BLM New Mixico

Secretarial Orders Ensure Interior Department Will Manage Public Lands, Waters for Benefit of All People, Wildlife

Apr 16, 2021

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Mule Deer, Mark Zborowski

The Department of the Interior Must Reform an Antiquated Oil and Gas Leasing System

Apr 15, 2021

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Brenda Mallory

Brenda Mallory’s Confirmation Critical to Ensuring Council on Environmental Quality Focused on Climate Solutions, Environmental Justice

Apr 14, 2021

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Mule deer. Credit: Tom Koerner, USFWS.

Legislation will Clean Up Orphaned Wells, Restore Lands, Create Thousands of Jobs

Apr 13, 2021

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Flower, Native Bee, Mary Keim, Flickr

New Urban Pollinator Curriculum Engages Students in Outdoor Learning

Apr 12, 2021

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Elk herd. Credit: Larry Lamsa.

Legislation will Clean Up Orphaned Wells, Reform Outdated Bonding System

Apr 08, 2021

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Offshore wind turbines

Offshore Wind Announcements Will Protect Wildlife, Create Jobs

Apr 05, 2021

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pine forest with dirt path

Climate Corps Will Address Youth Unemployment, Frontline Community Needs

Apr 01, 2021

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More than one-third of U.S. fish and wildlife species are at risk of extinction in the coming decades. We're on the ground in seven regions across the country, collaborating with 53 state and territory affiliates to reverse the crisis and ensure wildlife thrive.

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