Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

Actions:

Urgent actions (those will deadlines fast approaching):

  • Take action with Rocky Mountain Wild and comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment for Montana BLM’s December 2019 oil and gas sale. Conservation conflicts include parcels location in greater sage-grouse habitat management areas. Comments are due September 14. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and tell the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to develop strong and effective regulations that will save North Atlantic right whales from extinction. Comments due September 16. Endangered Species Coalition
  • Take action with the USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Region and take the Trails Strategy Questionnaire. The questionnaire closes September 19. USDA
  • Take action with Rocky Mountain Wild and comment on the Eastern Colorado Resource Management Plan. Resource Management Plans determine the framework for what activities can be conducted on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land and how they can be conducted. They allocate resources and determine appropriate uses for public lands, they develop a strategy to manage and protect resources, and they establish a system to monitor and evaluate resources. Comments due September 20. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Take action with Center for Biological Diversity and stop Trump’s plan to frack Eastern Colorado. Comments due September 20. Center for Biological Diversity
  • Take action with Global Climate Strike and pledge to join concerned citizens to join massive climate strikes and a week of actions starting on September 20. Global Climate Strike

New actions since last week:

  • Take action with The Pew Charitable Trusts and protect wild public lands in Idaho. The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Take action with Western Values Project and tell Bernhardt and Pendley not to move the Bureau of Land Management. Western Values Project
  • Take action with Monuments for All and speak up now to defend Grand Staircase-Escalante. Monuments for All
  • Take action with The Humane Society and tell Petland to stop selling puppies and rabbits. The Humane Society
  • Take action with Oceana and tell US and Canadian government officials to protect North Atlantic right whales. Oceana
  • Take action with National Parks Conservation Association and tell Congress to support and pass the ANTIQUITIES Act and restore protections for Bears Ears, Grand Staircase-Escalante and 50 other national monuments. NPCA
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell your Senators to keep Monsanto out of the Fish and Wildlife Service. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and urge Congress to invest in parks and wildlife refuges and to vote for full, permanent funding for the Land and Water Conservation. NWF
  • Take action with Daily Kos and urge Congress to defend the Endangered Species Act from Trump’s attack. Daily Kos
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and tell GE to stop building coal-fired power plants abroad and commit to fighting climate change. NRDC
  • Take action with The Wilderness Society and save Colorado wildlands from the chopping block. The Wilderness Society
  • Take action with San Juan Citizens Alliance and ask Governor Polis to protect wildlife in the San Juan Mountains. SJCA
  • Take action with Environmental Action and tell your governor to create bee-friendly habitats on public lands. Environmental Action
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and help protect our coastlines and public lands from drilling. NRDC
  • Take action with Animal Legal Defense Fund and sign the national Not Property Petition. Animal Legal Defense Fund
  • Take action with National Parks Conservation Association and call your US Representative and tell them to vote yes to protect coastal parks. NPCA
  • Take action with Earthjustice and protect the Arctic Refuge from oil and gas drilling. Earthjustice
  • Take action with CREDO Action and tell the Department of Agriculture no logging in the Tongass National Forest. CREDO
  • Take action with Environmental Action and tell Congress to protect the North American right whale. Environmental Action
  • Take action with CREDO Action and tell American banks to divest from fossil fuels. CREDO
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell the EPA to keep our air and water free of toxic coal ash. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and tell the EPA to protect our climate, our health, and clean air from dangerous methane gas. NRDC
  • Take action with CREDO Action and don’t let Nestle destroy the Santa Fe River. CREDO
  • Take action with CHISPA to protect farm workers from the dangerous heat. CHISPA
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell restaurants to commit to not selling GMO salmon. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Center for Biological Diversity and let Trump and his Fisheries Service know it’s belugas, not oil company profits, that must be protected. CBD

Older (but still relevant) actions:

Rocky Mountain Wild

  • Take action with Rocky Mountain Wild and sign the petition stating that you support wildlife crossing structures in Colorado. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Take action with Rocky Mountain Wild and ask the Colorado BLM Director to protect vital habitat for Colorado species, starting with the threatened Gunnison sage-grouse. Rocky Mountain Wild

314 Action:

  • Take action with 314 Action and demand the Trump administration restore the Endangered Species Act to full strength. 314 Action
  • Take action with 314 Action and stand up against Trump’s climate plan. 314 Action
  • Take action with 314 Action and stand with Bill Nye: the United States needs to act on climate. 314 Action

350.org:

  • Take action with 350.org and sign the petition to urge Governor Cuomo to stop the dangerous Williams pipeline once and for all and ban all new fossil fuel projects. 350.org

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

American Bird Conservancy:

American Rivers

  • Take action with American Rivers and send a message to the EPA and US Army Corps of Engineers today telling them we need to strengthen, not weaken safeguards for clean water. American Rivers
  • Take action with American Rivers and tell your state Senator to support funding for the Colorado Water Plan. American Rivers
  • Take action with American Rivers and help stop the Gila River Diversion. American Rivers

Animal Legal Defense Fund

  • Take action with Animal Legal Defense Fund and speak out against Wisconsin Roadside Zoo. Animal Legal Defense Fund
  • Take action with Animal Legal Defense Fund and support Bella’s Bill that animal cruelty should be taken seriously and the punishment should fit the crime. Animal Legal Defense Fund
  • Take action with Animal Legal Defense Fund and speak up for the Endangered Species Act. Animal Legal Defense Fund

Audubon:

  • Take action with Audubon and stop the toxic Pebble Mine from destroying Alaska’s Bristol Bay. Audubon
  • Take action with Audubon and thank your elected officials for supporting climate solutions. Audubon
  • Take action with Audubon and protect wetlands and coastal habitat for birds. Audubon

Beyond Pesticides

  • Take action with Beyond Pesticides and support legislation to protect pollinators and ecosystems of National Wildlife Refuges. Beyond Pesticides

Center for Biological Diversity

  • Take action with Center for Biological Diversity and tell the US Fish and Wildlife Service that emperor penguins urgently need endangered species protection before it’s too late. CBD
  • Take action with Center for Biological Diversity and tell the EPA to keep sulfoxaflor off our food and protect pollinators, not chemical-company profits. CBD
  • Take action with Center for Biological Diversity and demand Congress defend the Endangered Species Act. CBD

CHISPA

  • Take action with Chispa and tell your members of Congress to co-sponsor the Clean School Bus Act to bring clean school buses to your community. Chispa

Clean Energy for All

  • Take action with Clean Energy for All and take the pledge to support clean energy. Clean Energy for All

Climate Parents

  • Take action with Climate Parents and tell Nestle to take meaningful action to address the plastic pollution crisis they’re fueling and immediately start shifting toward systems of refill and reuse. Climate Parents

Conservation Colorado

  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and tell the Bureau of Land Management not to lease 80k acres of land to oil and gas drilling – including land that is critical for big game and greater sage-grouse. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and urge Colorado decision makers to implement state-based clean car standards. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and thank Governor Polis for protecting Colorado’s wildlife. Conservation Colorado

CREDO Action:

  • Take action with CREDO and stop Trump’s EPA from hiding information from the public. CREDO
  • Take action with CREDO and tell BlackRock to stop financing the destruction of the Amazon. CREDO
    Take action with CREDO and demand the DNC have a real climate debate. CREDO

Daily Kos

  • Take action with Daily Kos and add your name to protect our public lands. Daily Kos
  • Take action with Daily Kos and urge Congress to defend the Endangered Species Act from Trump’s attack. Daily Kos
  • Take action with Daily Kos and sign if you agree that all actions must be taken to fight the Amazon fires. Daily Kos

Defenders of Wildlife

  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and stop wolf killings in Washington. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and tell the Department of Interior to reject same-day airborne hunting in Alaska’s wildlife refuges. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and tell the US Army Corps of Engineers to protect the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. Defenders of Wildlife

Earthjustice

  • Take action with Earthjustice and tell the Fish and Wildlife Service to keep protections for gray wolves. Earthjustice
  • Take action with Earthjustice and end coal’s toll on our public lands. Earthjustice
  • Take action with Earthjustice and tell the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission to clean up our air. Earthjustice

Endangered Species Coalition

  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and submit a letter to the editor to protect endangered species. Endangered Species Coalition
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and ask Congress to overturn the Trump Extinction Plan. ESC
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and petition the Senate and House of Representatives to support action to overturn the Trump Extinction Plan. ESC

Environmental Action

  • Take action with Environmental Action and stop wolf killing in Washington state. Environmental Action
  • Take action with Environmental Action and tell the Army Corps of Engineers to listen to the EPA and stop Pebble Mine. Environmental Action
  • Take action with Environmental Action and tell the EPA not to rollback federal oversight on methane leaks. Environmental Action

Food & Water Watch:

  • Take action with Food & Water Watch and tell your Representative to cosponsor the Farmer Fairness Act. Food & Water Watch
  • Take action with Food & Water Watch and let your members of Congress know that you support the resolution declaring a “climate emergency.” Food & Water Watch
  • Take action with Food & Water Watch and demand that Congress regulate PFAS. Food & Water Watch

Friends of the Earth

  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell your Representative to protect our oceans from offshore drilling. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell Congress to demand the EPA ban toxic glyphosate. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell the EPA to ban plastic pellet discharge. Friends of the Earth

Great Old Broads for Wilderness

Humane Society

  • Take action with The Humane Society and demand stronger protections for wildlife on federal lands. The Humane Society
  • Take action with The Humane Society and urge Petland to go humane by not selling bunnies, kittens, or puppies. The Humane Society
  • Take action with The Humane Society and speak out against horse slaughter. The Humane Society

International Fund For Animal Welfare

  • Take action with International Fund for Animal Welfare and ask your member of Congress to co-sponsor the SAVE Right Whales Act. IFAW
  • Take action with International Fund for Animal Welfare and tell NOAA to protect the right whale. IFAW
  • Take action with International Fund for Animal Welfare and tell the US government to protect giraffes. IFAW

League of Conservation Voters

  • Take action with the League of Conservation Voters and tell the Candidates of the 2020 presidential election to make climate change a top priority. League of Conservation Voters
  • Take action with League of Conservation Voters Education Fund and take action for a clean ride for kids. League of Conservation Voters
  • Take action with League of Conservation Voters and tell Congress to keep toxic pesticides off our crops. LCV

Moms Clean Air Force

  • Take action with Moms Clean Air Force and tell Congress to use Congressional oversight and speak out against the Trump EPA’s dangerous America’s Clean Power Plan. Moms Clean Air Force
  • Take action with Moms Clean Air Force and tell your members of Congress to keep us safe and commit to 100% clean energy by 2050. Moms Clean Air Force
  • Take action with Moms Clean Air Force and tell Toyota and GM to join automakers in the clean cars agreement. Moms Clean Air Force

Monuments for All

  • Take action with Monuments for All and tell Congress to stand with America’s national monuments. Monuments for All
  • Take action with Monuments for All and speak up now to defend Bears Ears. Monuments for All

The Nation

  • Take action with The Nation and tell the Trump administration that for our climate, our oceans, and our communities, we must halt offshore drilling and protect our coasts. The Nation

National Parks Conservation Association

  • Take action with National Parks Conservation Association and protect the new plans for Grand Staircase-Escalante. NPCA
  • Take action with National Parks Conservation Association and tell Congress to vote yes to protect coastal parks from offshore drilling. NPCA
  • Take action with National Parks Conservation Association and protect the western Arctic caribou herd. NPCA

National Wildlife Federation

  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and tell the White House to halt the destruction of swift fox habitat. NWF
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and stand up for the Amazon and its wildlife. NWF
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and thank Governor Polis for taking action to bring about real protections for wildlife and their irreplaceable migration pathways. NWF

Natural Resources Defense Council

  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and send your message opposing Trump’s “Extinction Plan.” NRDC
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and tell Brazil’s Bolsonaro to stop the Amazon rainforest fires. NRDC
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and save North Atlantic right whales from extinction. NRDC

The Nature Conservancy

  • Take action with The Nature Conservancy and tell Congress to protect America’s great places. The Nature Conservancy
  • Take action with The Nature Conservancy and save bison. TNC
  • Take action with The Nature Conservancy and call for real action to prevent catastrophic climate change now. TNC

Oceana

  • Take action with Oceana and tell Congress to ban the trade of shark fins in the US. Oceana
  • Take action with Oceana and tell the PFMC to save dolphins, not longlines. Oceana
  • Take action with Oceana and tell Congress to stop President Trump’s dangerous offshore drilling agenda. Oceana

Patagonia

  • Take action with Patagonia and ask the banks to pull gas and oil pipelines from their investments to protect Blue Heart – the last wild rivers on the European continent. Patagonia

The Pew Charitable Trusts

Promise to Protect

  • Take action with Promise to Protect and commit to traveling to the pipeline route to engage in peaceful, creative resistance to Keystone XL when the call is put out by frontline communities to help stop this Black Snake. Promise to Protect

Rocky Mountain Wolf Project

San Juan Citizens Alliance

  • Take action with San Juan Citizens Alliance and stand up for the Wilderness Act. Ask the Forest Service to not allow chainsaws in Wilderness. San Juan Citizens Alliance

Sierra Club

  • Take action with Sierra Club and keep Park Rangers from being misused as border pawns. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Sierra Club and say yes to the zero emission vehicle program. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Sierra Club and tell oil company CEOs that Arctic drilling is bad business. Sierra Club

Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition PAC

  • Take action with Sustainable Energy & Environment Coalition PAC and become a citizen co-sponsor of HR 9, the Climate Action Now Act. SEECPAC
  • Take action with Sustainable Energy & Environmental Coalition PAC and add your name to support the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis ad urge them to take bold action on climate change. SEECPAC
  • Take action with Sustainable Energy & Environment Coalition PAC and tell Congress to take immediate action to protect our oceans. SEECPAC

Utah Diné Bikéyah

  • Take action with Utah Diné Bikéyah and defend the Bears Ears National Monument now and defeat the (IM)PURE Act. Utah Diné Bikéyah

Water for Colorado

  • Take action with Water for Colorado and ask Colorado to make sure our Water Plan is getting the investment and support it needs to be successful. Water for Colorado

Western Environmental Law Center

Western Resource Advocates

  • Take action with Western Resource Advocates and help save Colorado’s water future. WRA
  • Take action with Western Resource Advocates and stop the proposed Uinta Basin Railway. Tell the Federal Surface Transportation Board we don’t need more pollution from oil and gas development. WRA
  • Take action with Western Resource Advocates and thank Governor Polis for safeguarding migration corridors. WRA

Western Slope Conservation Center

Western Values Project

  • Take action with Western Values Project and tell Senators Daines, McSally, and Gardner to stand up to Trump and fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Western Values Project
  • Take action with Western Values Project and demand an end to the Trump administration’s attack on our public lands by removing Pendley from his position. Western Values Project
  • Take action with Western Values Project and sign the petition to save the Endangered Species Act. Western Values Project

WildEarth Guardians

  • Take action with WildEarth Guardian and tell the BLM to choose public health, fish, wildlife, and water quality over agribusiness. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and demand safe passage for wildlife. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and tell the Forest Service to analyze the Sante Fe Conservation Alternative. WildEarth Guardians

The Wilderness Society

  • Take action with The Wilderness Society and tell Congress to restore protections for the Arctic Refuge. The Wilderness Society
  • Take action with The Wilderness Society and urge your legislator to support Colorado’s climate action bill. The Wilderness Society
  • Take action with The Wilderness Society and help cut dangerous methane pollution. The Wilderness Society

Wilderness Watch

  • Take action with Wilderness Watch and help improve a Northwest California Wilderness Bill. Wilderness Watch
  • Take action with Wilderness Watch and urge the US Army Corps of Engineers to protect the Okefenokee by rejecting the Twin Pines Minerals strip mine. Wilderness Watch
  • Take action with Wilderness Watch and defend the Endangered Species Act. Wilderness Watch

Wilderness Workshop

  • Take action with Wilderness Workshop and support the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act. Wilderness Workshop
  • Take action with Wilderness Workshop and encourage Senator Gardner and Representative Tipton to support the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act. Wilderness Workshop
  • Take action with Wilderness Workshop and tell Senator Gardner to reject the constant attacks on our public lands. Wilderness Workshop

Wildlands Network

  • Take action with Wildlands Network and contact your legislators to save red wolves. Wildlands Network
  • Take action with Wildlands Network and urge legislators to vote no on border wall funding. Wildlands Network
  • Take action with Wildlands Network and ask your senators and representatives to co-sponsor the Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act. Wildlands Network

The Wildlife Society

  • Take action with The Wildlife Society and ask Congress to support the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act. The Wildlife Society

Wolf Conservation Center

World Wildlife Fund

  • Take action with World Wildlife Fund and insist that the US Army Corps of Engineers reject Pebble’s plan. World Wildlife Fund
  • Take action with World Wildlife Fund and ask our government leaders to establish a global legally-binding agreement to stop plastics from leaking into our oceans. World Wildlife Fund
  • Take action with World Wildlife Fund and protect tigers. Support the Big Cat Public Safety Act. WWF

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