Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

By Andrea Lauritzen, Rocky Mountain Wild volunteer

American pika
American pika, Photo by: Andrea Lauritzen

Weekly round-up of environmental events/actions/educational and recreational opportunities and volunteer projects.

If you have something you would like included in the next round-up, please email Andrea at alauritzen@yahoo.com.

Stay informed, engaged, and educated!

Events/Opportunities:

  • Through 9/2 Durango – Check out the Shroud Art Exhibition. Peter Hay is a painter, printmaker, and conceptual artist. His work is based upon embellishments of current ecological issues, which could be described as environmental realism. Peter will donate half of the proceeds from sales in this show to San Juan Citizens Alliance. San Juan Citizens Alliance
  • 8/19 Commerce City – Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge: Noxious Weed Knock-Out. Come assist Refuge staff by removing some of their most wanted weeds. All ages are welcome! For more details and a complete list of the rest of the Refuge’s activities for July and August please click on the link. Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
  • 8/19 Denver – Volunteers for Public Land Day of Action. On August 24th, the Department of the Interior will be releasing its final report on the fate of our National Monuments. Leading up to this announcement, the Sierra Club will be holding a special all-day event on Saturday, August 19th at the Denver Patagonia store highlighting the importance of public land protections for local businesses and the economy. The event will start with a short speaker program and continue throughout the day with action stations open with activities for attendees, then we wrap up with live music and a happy hour! Sierra Club
  • 8/21 Denver – Join the Alliance Center to learn what it really means for the US to pull out of the Paris Accord and what the Federal Government is doing about it. Congresswoman Diana DeGette will moderate a panel discussion focusing on federal and local climate action as it relates to the US Climate Alliance. The Alliance Center
  • 8/22 Denver – Join Trout Unlimited for the Clean Water for Colorado rally in LoDo and help send a clear message to our elected officials and the EPA: Colorado’s economy and outdoor quality of life depends on clean, healthy water. Trout Unlimited
  • 8/23 Longmont – Have you ever wanted to learn to sketch plants and nature? Do you want to document your trips into natural areas? In the Nature Sketching and Journaling Club you will learn basic sketching and journaling techniques. CSU Extension Native Plant Master Program
  • 8/24 Boulder – Join Rocky Mountain Wild, Defenders of Wildlife, and the Endangered Species Coalition for an ESA happy hour to learn about current threats to the ESA, and what you can do to help preserve this important law. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • 8/26 Boulder – Stop by Boulder Farmer’s Market to share your concerns about proposed EPA budget cuts, the Trump administration’s attacks on clean energy and our national monuments, and rollbacks of health and safety protections in your community. The guest of honor? Cardboard Cory Gardner. Indivisible Front Range Resistance
  • 8/26 Lyons – Join Boulder Parks & Open Space for an evening paint session with local artist, Lydia Pottoff, at Hall Ranch. Boulder Parks & Open Space
  • 8/29 Denver – Join Katie Adamson Conservation Fund for Katie’s Night 2017 – A Night of Conservation & Community. Enjoy a comedy show, guest speaker, food stations, our legendary silent and live auctions, and learn of our latest updates and endeavors in the conservation world. Katie Adamson Conservation Fund
  • 8/31-9/3 Hayden – Join Colorado Crane Conservation Coalition for the 6th annual Yampa Valley Crane Festival. Colorado Crane Conservation Coalition
  • 9/7 Denver – Join Sum and Substance and Conscious Capitalism Colorado Chapter for a night of inspiring stories about purpose at work. Six storytellers will share their unique stories about their paths to finding fulfilling work. Sum and Substance
  • 9/7 Broomfield – Join Western Resource Advocates for Protect the West Celebration. For nearly three decades, WRA has worked throughout the intermountain region to protect the West’s land, air, and water. In September, they will thank those who have made their work possible. Western Resource Advocates
  • 9/7 Golden – Join Colorado Coalition of Land Trusts for Brews, Boots, and Bucks to celebrate private land conservation in Colorado. Colorado Coalition of Land Trusts
  • 9/7 Denver – Join Urban Land Institute Colorado for Our Water, Our Future. Learn from the leaders how best practices for urban and suburban development can conserve, protect water quality, mitigate flood risk, and create urban waterfront environments. Urban Land Institute Colorado
  • 9/8 Commerce City – Field Trip to the National Eagle Wildlife Property Repository. This complex has been referred to as a “Mausoleum for Endangered Wildlife” in a New York Times article which goes on to say, “the cabinets and shelves of the National Wildlife Property Repository, just northeast of Denver, are crammed with stuffed monkeys and ivory carvings, snow leopard coats…Most of them contraband, seized at airports.” Boulder County Audubon Society
  • 9/9 Colorado Springs – Join Colorado Native Plant Society for 2017 CoNPS Annual Conference: A Region of Astonishing – and Fragile – Beauty. Colorado Native Plant Society
  • 9/10 Denver – Join Rocky Mountain Wild for ESA Action Day at LUSH Cosmetics. Learn more about the Endangered Species Act (ESA), and how it is used to protect the wildlife. Come sign a postcard to let your senator know that you care about Colorado species protected by the Act including lynx, black-footed ferrets, burrowing owls, and Gunnison sage-grouse. And, while you are there, pick up a Charity Pot to support nonprofit organizations! Rocky Mountain Wild
  • 9/11 Denver – Join The Alliance Center for the third even in their Sustainability Series 2017: What Colorado Can Learn from the EU. Learn how Europeans are taking action on climate change at the state and local level. The Alliance Center
  • 9/14-18 San Juan Mountains – Join Great Old Broads for Wilderness in the iconic Rocky Mountains to learn about and advocate for habitat connectivity essential to wilderness dependent species like wolves, grizzlies, and wolverines. Great Old Broads for Wilderness
  • 9/15-17 Denver – The Americas Latino Eco Festival (ALEAF) is a fiesta for mother earth and her environmental stewards.The ALEAF tradition was established out of a frustration and a hope for the condition of our earth. Sierra Club
  • 9/20-26 Escalante, Utah – Join Great Old Broads for Wilderness to continue the crusade to eradicate Russian olive, on the Escalante River. Great Old Broads for Wilderness
  • 9/21 Denver – The Science Lounge: Beer. Prost! Get into the Oktoberfest frame of mind as we delve into complex world of beer. Find out how the lineage of yeast affects the flavors of your favorite pint and explore your sense of taste. Celebrate the art of brewing while mixing with local beer experts. Ages 21+. Cash bar. Denver Museum of Nature and Science
  • 9/23 Denver – Energy Day 2017 is Colorado’s inaugural FREE family festival showcasing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Energy Day will feature interactive demonstrations and exhibits with industry experts to spark students’ interest in energy, efficiency, conservation and STEM careers. Participants of all ages will enjoy music, food and fun activities. Energy Day 2017
  • 10/5-15 Denver – Solar Decathalon 2017. The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is a collegiate competition made up of 10 contests that challenge student teams to design and build full-size, solar-powered houses. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends design excellence and smart energy production with innovation, market potential, and energy and water efficiency. Simply put, there’s nothing else like it. Solar Decathalon 2017
  • 10/7 Golden – Denver Metro Green Homes Tour. Come and see some of the most unique homes featuring sustainable technologies  in the Denver Metro area! Metro Denver Green Homes Tour
  • 10/7-12 Denver – SOLAR 2017 marks the American Solar Energy Society’s 46th annual National Solar Conference, an event long-regarded for delivering cutting-edge research and valuable trends and analysis to the solar and renewable energy community. ASES SOLAR 2017
  • 10/12 Boulder – Celebrate Boulder’s greatest treasure with the Open Space 50th Anniversary! Join in the celebration with food, music, videos, and photos of our first 50 years; and learn about the creation of a new Center for Sustainable Landscapes and Communities at CU Boulder and the vision for moving forward over the next 50 years. Open Space
  • 10/12 Arvada – Rocky Mountain Wild will once again be hosting Bites & Brews for Biodiversity, a celebration of biodiversity and fundraising event. The event will include Silver Vines award-winning wine, a full spread of vegan and vegetarian tapas, entrance to our wild trivia contest, a “do good” bag filled with items to help you live a more sustainable life, actions you can take to help biodiversity, and a silent auction with packages ranging from local business “date-nights,” to conservation-themed artworks, to vacation packages. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • 10/16-20 Washington DC – Join Great Old Broads for Wilderness, the Endangered Species Coalition, and Wildlands Network to lobby for the Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act, which would establish a national corridors system to ensure species are able to move between habitats. Wildlands Network
  • 11/7-8 Denver – The Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association (COSEIA) is pleased to announce the inaugural Clean Energy Means Business – Corporate Summit. COSEIA

Citizen Science:

  • The Wilderness Society is looking for 10-20 citizen scientists who are interested in helping paleontologists Robert J. Gay, Allison Stegner, and others looking for, documenting, and excavating fossils in Bears Ears Monument in southeast Utah in late August, early September. The Wilderness Society

Jobs and Internships:

  • Wildlands Restoration Volunteers is seeking a Director of Programs who works within the senior leadership team to ensure the programmatic and operational success of the organization. The DoP oversees the mix of programs and the staff that run some of these programs. Application review starts August 28, continuing until the position is filled. Wildlands Restoration Volunteers
  • The Mountain Area Land Trust is seeking a part-time Land and Water Conservation Director. Position open until filled. Mountain Area Land Trust
  • Northern Plains Resource Council is seeking an Experienced Organizer in Billings, MT. Specific duties include plan, coordinate, and implement strategy on issue campaigns; conduct research and manage contract researchers or professional services; etc. Northern Plains Resource Council
  • Naropa University in Boulder is hiring two adjust faculty positions to teach the undergraduate course ENV 223: Field Ecology as well as the undergraduate course ENV 321: Geology in the Fall semester 2017. Naropa University
  • The Wilderness Society is hiring a Public Lands Outreach Coordinator in Denver. The Outreach Coordinator’s responsibilities will involve implementing campaigns that bring together local constituencies with the legal, policy, and communications expertise as well as developing other resources on which local campaigns can draw. Success requires collaborative work with organizations and individuals regionally and nationally. The Wilderness Society
  • Sierra Club Rocky Mountain Chapter is looking for people for the following unpaid internships: Web Design, Filmmaker, Storyteller, Event and Outreach, Administrative and Communications, Social Media and Digital Content, Press and Media. Sierra Club Rocky Mountain Chapter

Volunteer Positions:

  • 8/18-20 – Join Wilderness Workshop for Capitol Creek Trail repair. In partnership with the F.S. and Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers, we will repair and re-route damaged, eroded and overgrown sections of the Capitol Creek Trail. Near the intersection of the ditch trail and the main Capitol Creek Trail several section are severely damaged and requires dedicated work to repair. This project will involve a two-night wilderness camp-out and will both enhance the visitor experience on a popular trail leading to one of Colorado’s famed 14,000ft peaks and prevent erosion and ecological impacts to the local environment. Wilderness Workshop
  • 8/19 – Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge: Noxious Weed Knock-Out. Come assist Refuge staff by removing some of their most wanted weeds. All ages are welcome! For more details and a complete list of the rest of the Refuge’s activities for July and August please click on the link. Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
  • 8/19 Breckenridge – Sierra Club is hosting a Blue River Restoration Project. Planting trees and willows along the banks of the Blue River, between Coyne Valley Road and Gold Hill Road. Sierra Club
  • 8/24 – Sierra Club needs volunteers for Public Land Day of Action. On August 24th, the Department of the Interior will be releasing its final report on the fate of our National Monuments. Leading up to this announcement, the Sierra Club will be holding a special all-day event on Saturday, August 19th at the Denver Patagonia store highlighting the importance of public land protections for local businesses and the economy. The event will start at 10:30am with a short speaker program and continue throughout the day with action stations open with activities for attendees, then we will wrap up with live music and a happy hour! Sierra Club
  • 9/16 – Join Wilderness Workshop for the Government Trail barbed wire removal. For the second year in a row we’ll be removing abandoned, no longer necessary barbed wire from an elk calving area along the Government trail between the Buttermilk and Snowmass Ski Areas. Removing barb wire fencing from this location makes it much easier for animals to move through and reproduce. Since the area no long supports an active cattle allotment, the fencing there is no longer necessary and its continued presence reduces the value of the calving area and poses a hazard to recreationists. Wilderness Workshop
  • Ongoing – Volunteer with Colorado Sierra Club’s Ready for 100 campaign – an initiative calling on mayors, regardless of political parties, from big cities and small towns to support a vision of 100% clean and renewable energy in their cities, towns, and communities, and across the country. Colorado Sierra Club
  • Ongoing – Volunteer for the Keep it Cool campaign – an action to empower people to encourage retailers on Main Streets all across America to close their doors to wasting energy. Sign up with them if you are interested in mobilizing participants and helping them spread the word about efforts in your community. Keep it Cool
  • Ongoing – Join The Wilderness Society’s Stop Wilderness Attacks By Trump (S.W.A.T) Team to get the weekly newsletter, the S.W.A.T. list, get the facts, take action, and spread the word. The Wilderness Society

Actions:

Urgent actions (ones coming due):

  • URGENT: Take action with WildEarth Guardians and speak out to defend our public lands from massive new fracking in Wyoming’s Upper Green River Valley. Deadline to comment is August 21. WildEarth Guardians
  • URGENT: Take action with The Humane Society and send a message to Colorado Parks and Wildlife to protect Colorado’s mountain lions from trophy hunting. Deadline to comment is August 24. The Humane Society
  • URGENT: Take action with WildEarth Guardians and sign on to their citizens’ comment letter to the US Fish and Wildlife Service on the flawed draft plan for lobos by August 28th. WildEarth Guardians
  • URGENT: Take action with Wildlands Network and submit comments to let the US Fish and Wildlife Service know that the public supports science-driven wolf management. Comments are due by August 29. Wildlands Network

New actions since last week:

  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council to tell President Trump to release the climate denial report without interference or delay. NRDC
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell PepsiCo to cut ties with conflict palm oil in Indonesia. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Sierra Club and tell Congress to put the interests of people and the environment at the forefront of NAFTA negotiations. Sierra Club
  • Take action with San Juan Citizens Alliance and demand a moratorium on oil and gas drilling in Greater Chaco until proper protections are in place. San Juan Citizens Alliance
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and tell Congress that you support the Endangered Species Act and oppose any efforts to weaken it. Endangered Species Coalition

Older actions:

  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and speak out now and help protect Bristol Bay and the Cook Inlet Beluga Whales. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action wth Friends of the Earth and tell your Representative to oppose the new NAFTA. Trump’s NAFTA plan would make it easier for chemical companies, the pesticide industry, and other corporate giants to harm public health while making even bigger profits. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and stop the Trump Administration’s offshore drilling assault. NRDC
  • Take action with American Rivers and tell the EPA we need to strengthen, not weaken safeguards for clean water. American Rivers
  • Take action with Earthjustice and protect the Clean Water Rule from attack. Earthjustice
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and speak out against the negligent Mexican gray wolf draft recovery plan. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with League of Conservation Voters and tell Kroger to stop stocking products made using bee-killing pesticides. League of Conservation Voters
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell your Senators to vote no on the “Smoggy Skies Act,” an effort to delay a rule reducing pollution from smokestacks and tailpipes. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and defend our public lands from Trump fracking giveaways. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and comment on the Draft Mexican Wolf Recovery Plan. Let them know that you support science, not politics. Endangered Species Coalition
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and tell the Forest Service not to sell out and sell off the Tongass. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Wilderness Workshop and email or call Representative Tipton and tell him to abandon his support for the 2017 Resilient Federal Forests Act and vote against it. Wilderness Workshop
  • Take action with Moms Clean Air Force and protect our kids from fracking pollution. Moms Clean Air Force
  • Take action with Sierra Club and tell Scott Pruitt to keep his hands off our water and not undo the Clean Water Rule. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and request a meeting with your Senators during the August recess for the August Stop Extinction Challenge. Endangered Species Coalition
  • Take action with Sierra Club and ask Denver Air Quality Commission to reject Suncor’s request to increase toxic pollution. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and tell Suncor to clean up its act. Submit a public comment and help protect Coloradans from air pollution. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell your representative to protect bees by cosponsoring the Saving America’s Pollinator Act. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Earthjustice and tell Suncor to reduce its air pollution and prevent toxic chemical releases that threaten health and safety. Earthjustice
  • Take action with Audubon and ask your members of Congress to support vital water conservation programs for the birds and communities of the West. Audubon
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians to save 57,000 acres proposed for fracking next to Bears Ears National Monument. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with Center for Biological Diversity and contact your representatives in Congress to demand that they protect America’s wolves and keep their Endangered Species Act protections intact. Center for Biological Diversity
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell your Senators to reject David Bernhardt. If confirmed, Bernhardt will play a key role in deciding the fate of our National Monuments and public lands. But he is involved in big oil and a climate denier. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell your Senators to stop the Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017 that would increase fracking, allow easier approval for dirty oil and gas pipelines, and exempt dams for hydro power from environmental laws. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration not oil drilling in whale habitats! Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with The Wilderness Society and urge your Representative and Senators to say no to the released 2018 budget that would pave the way to authorizing oil and drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The Wilderness Society
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and tell your senators and representative to support critical legislation to fight Trump’s assault on our coats and permanently protect the Arctic and Atlantic, and all American coastal waters, from drilling. NRDC
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and voice your support for a resilient forest road system. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and urge your representative to oppose the House Budget Resolution which paves the way for drilling in the Arctic Refuge. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth to tell Senator Schumer to reject Trump’s plan for renegotiating NAFTA and push for a trade deal that is good for people and the planet, not Big Ag and Big Oil. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and urge your members of Congress to protect our existing and future national parks and monuments. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with Audubon and send your public comments to oppose the proposed repeal of the Clean Water Rule. Audubon
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and tell the administration that you are outraged by this latest attack on our nation’s cherished ocean places – and to stop rolling back protections on marine monuments and sanctuaries before it’s too late. NRDC
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and urge your members of Congress to oppose any action that paves the way for drilling in the Arctic Refuge. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with The Wilderness Society and call your senators to urge them to leave the Arctic Refuge drilling loophole out of the Fiscal Year 2018 budget. The Wilderness Society
  • Take action with Sierra Club and thank Governor Hickenlooper for taking climate action for Colorado. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Sierra Club and tell your Representative and Senators to co-sponsor and pass the Every Kid Outdoors Act that would help break down some of the barriers to spending time in nature by ensuring all fourth graders and their families have access to our nation’s public lands, waters, and shores. Sierra Club
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and tell your Senators to vote no on the Sportsmen’s Bill to protect all wildlife and the integrity of the Endangered Species Act. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and thank Governor Hickenlooper for taking decisive climate action for Colorado. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with Ocean Conservancy and tell the Secretary of the Interior not to open new areas of the ocean to risky offshore drilling. Ocean Conservancy
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation Action Fund and add your voice to support keeping sensible clean water protections in place for otters. National Wildlife Federation Action Fund
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition to contact your senators and tell them you oppose S. 1514 – a law that would drastically weaken the Endangered Species Act by allowing politicians to substitute their judgements for that of scientists working in the field. Endangered Species Coalition
  • Take action with Sierra Club and tell Mayor Hancock that Denver is ready for 100% clean, renewable energy! Sierra Club
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and tell the administration to stop putting the interests of the oil and gas industry above those of the American people, of precious marine wildlife populations, and of a healthy and clean ocean environment. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and tell EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to reverse course and stop his attack on the Clean Water Rule and our nation’s drinking water. NRDC
  • Take action with Earthjustice and tell lawmakers in Congress to defeat the so-called “Resilient Federal Forest Act of 2017” that would be sell our public lands while giving handouts to the logging industry. Earthjustice
  • Take action with World Wildlife Federation to tell Administrator Pruitt and Acting Region 10 Administrator Pirzadeh to protect Bristol Bay from the proposed Pebble Mine. World Wildlife Federation
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and urge your members of Congress to support S. 793 and H.R. 1456, the Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2017, and put an end to the US commercial shark fin trade. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with EarthJustice to urge your Congressperson to co-sponsor legislation that keeps our oceans off-limits to offshore drilling. EarthJustice
  • Take action with EarthJustice to tell Pruitt and Acting Regional Administrator Pirzadeh to stop the largest open-pit mine in North America from being built. EarthJustice
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and tell your senators to oppose Senator Barrasso’s bill and all efforts to rewrite the ESA. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Audubon and write to your members of Congress to urge them to keep the Arctic Refuge out of the budget process. Audubon
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and speak out to show the world that Americans don’t want to see more coal mining at the expense of our climate. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and sign the petition to urge the Colorado Water Conservation Board to stop diverting water from West Slope rivers. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and urge your Senator to establish more sustainable funding for our state parks. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and send a letter to the US Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement telling them to shut down the San Juan coal mine and generating station. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with Sierra Club and ask your mayor to support a 100% clean, renewable energy future and add their name to the Mayors for 100% Clean Energy endorsement letter. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association and express your opposition to the Congressional bill to kill Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE). COSEIA
  • Take action with Wilderness Workshop and tell the BLM oil and gas development shouldn’t be prioritized over other uses on public lands like recreation and conservation.Wilderness Workshop
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians to ask Congress to stop wasting precious taxpayer dollars on killing our nation’s wildlife through the Wildlife Services. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with Sierra Club and message Trump and Secretary Zinke that most Americans oppose their actions on coal. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Wilderness Workshop and ask Senator Cory Gardner to oppose any action to open the Arctic Refuge to oil and gas drilling. Wilderness Workshop
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation Action Fund: stop the loss of national parks, forests, monuments, and wildlife refuges. Tell Congress to back off and change course. National Wildlife Federation Action Fund
  • Take action with Wilderness Workshop and ask Scott Tipton to vote “no” on HR 232 and HR 1348 to protect our forests and wilderness areas. One bill will allow states to purchase up to two million acres of national forests; the other would undermine the wilderness act. Wilderness Workshop
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and ask the BLM and Forest Service to reject North Fork Mancos Master Development Plan and fracking on our public lands. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and tell the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) you support jaguar recovery efforts wherever there is potential habitat in the US. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition to stop the attack on the Endangered Species Act. Endangered Species Coalition
  • Take action with Wilderness Workshop and call Rep Scott Tipton to tell him that transferring law enforcement on public lands to local sheriff’s departments is a bad idea, and will likely result in laws not being enforced. Wilderness Workshop
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and tell the Trump administration that you don’t want your public lands to be handed over to Peabody Energy. Tell Trump that Americans, not coal executives, come first. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with Wolf Conservation Center and oppose legislation slated to permanently delist wolves in four states and allow trophy hunting of wolves to resume within the states. Wolf Conservation Center
  • Take action with Sierra Club and tell Congress to vote no on HJ Res 46 that would roll back the National Park Service’s ability to regulate oil and gas drilling in National Parks. Sierra Club
  • Sign Rocky Mountain Wild’s petition asking the BLM to protect critical habitat for Gunnison sage-grouse. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Take action with The Nature Conservancy to urge Congress to stand up for permanent reauthorization and full funding of the Land and Water Conservation Fund today for bison and all of the species that are critical to our natural spaces. The Nature Conservancy

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