Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

Actions:

Urgent actions (those will deadlines fast approaching):

  • Take action with Rocky Mountain Wild and submit your protest to the Wyoming BLM’s December 2019 oil and gas lease sale. Conservation conflicts include parcels that overlap with greater sage-grouse areas (including lek buffers, core areas, and Sagebrush Focal Areas), lands identified by the BLM as possessing Wilderness Characteristics, and much, much more. Protests are due November 9. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Take action with Sierra Club and tell the Trump administration that the Keystone XL pipeline is simply too risky to build. Comments are due November 18. Sierra Club
  • Take action with 350.0rg and comment on the Keystone XL pipeline. Comments are due November 18. 350.org
  • Take action with Rocky Mountain Wild and submit your protests to the Utah BLM’s December 2019 oil and gas lease sale. Conservation conflicts include parcels that overlap with white-tailed prairie dog, occupied habitat for greater sage-grouse, and more. Protests are due November 25. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Take action with Rocky Mountain Wild and submit your protest to the Montana BLM’s December 2019 oil and gas lease sale. Conservation conflicts include parcels in greater sage-grouse general habitat management areas and parcels in piping plover critical habitat. Protests are due November 29. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Take action with Rocky Mountain Wild and submit your comments for the Brown Canyon National Monument. The BLM, Forest Service, and CPW are developing a cooperative plan to manage the monument. Comments are due January 2. Rocky Mountain Wild

New actions since last week:

  • Take action with National Parks Conservation Association and tell the Senate to fix America’s national parks. NPCA
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and demand House Democrats adopt bold policies to fight the climate catastrophe. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and support a clean energy future: speak up for ringed seals. NWF
  • Take action with Western Values Project and tell the Trump administration to stop selling out our national parks. Western Values Project
  • Take action with CREDO Action and fight environmental racism. Demand climate justice now. CREDO Action
  • Take action with World Wildlife Fund and help protect the Arctic Refuge. World Wildlife Fund
  • Take action with Earthjustice and reject a proposal to weaken crucial clean air protections. Earthjustice
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and tell Congress to keep the US’s Paris Climate Agreement commitments. NRDC
  • Take action with American Bird Conservancy and protect birds from harmful riders and boost conservation funding. American Bird Conservancy
  • Take action with The Pew Charitable Trusts and thank your member of Congress for voting to protect lands in Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona. The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Take action with Oceana and tell Congress to protect our coast from offshore drilling. Oceana
  • Take action with Save Our Roadless Forests and urge Secretary Perdue to protect national forests in Alaska. Save Our Roadless Forests
  • Take action with Grand Canyon Trust and sign the petition to oppose the proposal to build new dams that would threaten the Grand Canyon. Grand Canyon Trust
  • Take action with Sierra Club and oppose harmful dams on the Little Colorado River. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and demand your city stop spraying Roundup. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and tell big oil CEOs to stay out of the Arctic Refuge. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and support Joshua Tree conservation. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with SEECPAC and demand the Trump administration keep the US in the Paris Climate Agreement. SEECPAC
  • Take action with 314 Action and denounce Trump’s attempts to sabotage the fight against climate change. 314 Action
  • Take action with CREDO Action and tell the House to pass the Climate Displaced Persons Act. CREDO Action
  • Take action with Environmental Action and help save the monarch butterfly. Environmental Action
  • Take action with Center for Biological Diversity and tell the US Fish and Wildlife Service to end the delays and grant American wolverines the lifesaving protection of the Endangered Species Act. CBD
  • Take action with The Nature Conservancy and stand up for real climate action. TNC
  • Take action with 350.org and tell Congress and State Attorney Generals to hold Big Oil and other corporate polluters financially responsible for the climate crisis. 350.org
  • Take action with CREDO Action and stop the privatization of America’s national parks. CREDO Action
  • Take action with Sierra Club and demand the Trump administration stop their attacks on our wild places. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and help save imperiled monarch butterflies from toxic herbicides. NRDC
  • Take action with CREDO Action and protect the Tongass from logging and mining. CREDO Action
  • Take action with The Wilderness Society and ask Senator Cory Gardner to support the CORE Act. The Wilderness Society
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and say “no” to more logging in the Tongass National Forest. NWF
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell your Representative to stand up to the investors profiting from Amazon fires. Friends of the Earth

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 demand action for the Amazon. 314 Action
  • Take action with 314 Action and tell William Perry Pendley to resign. 314 Action

350.org

  • Take action with 350.org and make big polluters pay to address the climate crisis they’ve caused. 350.org

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

Audubon:

  • Take action with Audubon and protect wetlands and coastal habitat for birds. Audubon
  • Take action with Audubon and urge Congress to support climate solutions. Audubon
  • Take action with Audubon and protect the ancient trees of the Tongass National Forest. Audubon

Backcountry Hunters

  • Take action with Backcountry Hunters and thank Governor Polis for supporting migratory corridors. Backcountry Hunters

Center for Biological Diversity

  • Take action with Center for Biological Diversity and tell Trump’s Forest Service to choose the “no action” alternative and uphold safeguards for the Tongass. CBD
  • Take action with Center for Biological Diversity and stop two Grand Canyon dams. CBD
  • Take action with Center for Biological Diversity and call your representative to say thank you for cosponsoring HR 4348, the PAW and FIN Conservation Act. CBD

CHISPA

  • Take action CHISPA and ask tell your members of Congress to co-sponsor the Clean School Bus Act to bring clean school buses to your community. CHISPA
  • Take action with Chispa and add your name to speak out to protect environmental justice programs. Chispa
  • Take action with CHISPA and tell Congress to support a 100% clean energy economy. CHISPA

Conservation Colorado

  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and let the Bureau of Land Management know that you want to see our precious wildlands across Northwest Colorado protected from oil and gas drilling. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and thank your US Representative for voting to protect 400,000 acres of Colorado’s wildest places. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and urge Cory Gardner to vote “yes” to protect the Land & Water Conservation Fund. Conservation Colorado

CREDO Action:

  • Take action with CREDO Action and don’t let Nestle destroy the Santa Fe River. CREDO
  • Take action with CREDO and protect sacred Native sites. Don’t raise the Shasta Dam. CREDO
  • Take action with CREDO and tell major media outlets to stop accepting fossil fuel advertisements. CREDO

Daily Kos

  • Take action with Daily Kos and sign the petition to Democratic presidential candidates: toxic sites harm communities of color. Include toxic clean-up in your climate plans. Daily Kos
  • Take action with Daily Kos and add your name to stand with Democratic AGs in their lawsuit against Trump’s attack on the Endangered Species Act. Daily Kos
  • Take action with Daily Kos and sign the petition to reject Trump’s US Fish and Wildlife Service pick Auerlia Skipwith. Daily Kos

Defenders of Wildlife

  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and tell Congress to protect wildlife funding. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and stop the cycle of wolf killings in Washington. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and stop oil and gas development from harming Alaska’s wildlife. Defenders of Wildlife

Earthjustice

  • Take action with Earthjustice and protect the Arctic Refuge from oil and gas drilling. Earthjustice
  • Take action with Earthjustice and show your support for youth climate activists. Earthjustice
  • Take action with Earthjustice and don’t let dirty industry pollute our waters and communities. Earthjustice

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
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and ask Congress to pass the PAW and FIN Act to restore the Endangered Species Act. Endangered Species Coalition

Environmental Action

  • Take action with Environmental Action and support the reintroduction of grizzly bears to the North Cascades. Environmental Action
  • Take action with Environmental Action and tell the US House of Representation: protect the Grand Canyon from toxic uranium mining. Environmental Action
  • Take action with Environmental Action for the last wild red wolves. Environmental Action

Food & Water Watch:

  • Take action with Food & Water Action and demand the Trump administration stop their attacks on our wild places. Food & Water Action
  • Take action with Food & Water Watch and tell your members of Congress to cosponsor the WATER Act. Food & Water Watch
  • Take action with Food & Water Watch and stop Trump’s fracking handout. Food & Water Watch

Friends of the Earth

  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and help protect our oceans from floating factory farms. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell the US Fish and Wildlife Service to protect the Mojave Poppy Bee. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell Congress to pass the PAW and FIN Conservation Act. Friends of the Earth

Great Old Broads for Wilderness

Humane Society

International Fund For Animal Welfare

  • Take action with International Fund for Animal Welfare and tell the US government to protect giraffes. IFAW
  • Take action with International Fund for Animal Welfare and ask your Senator to co-sponsor the SAVE Right Whales Act (S.2453). IFAW
  • Take action with International Fund for Animal Welfare and tell Congress to protect big cats. 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 hold the EPA accountable to protecting families. Moms Clean Air Force
  • Take action with Moms Clean Air Force and tell Congress to protect kids from the attack on clean cars. Moms Clean Air Force
  • Take action with Moms Clean Air Force and tell automakers to stand with families and protect our children. 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
  • Take action with Monuments for All and speak up now to defend Grand Staircase-Escalante. Monuments for All

National Parks Conservation Association

  • Take action with National Parks Conservation Association and tell the EPA to protect people and parks from methane pollution. NPCA
  • Take action with National Parks Conservation Association and protect Alaska’s Parklands and Wester Arctic Caribou from “the road to ruin.” NPCA
  • Take action with National Parks Conservation Association and protect Grand Canyon and Chaco culture. NPCA

National Wildlife Federation

  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and urge the Forest Service to protect Rocky Mountain elk. NWF
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and save salamanders from pipeline pollution. NWF
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and help end palm oil deforestation to save Sumatran tigers. NWF

Natural Resources Defense Council

  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and tell Congress to protect us from toxic “forever” PFAS chemicals. NRDC
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and tell Colorado Senator Gardner to help protect the Arctic Refuge. NRDC
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and tell your Representative to vote yes to protect our cherished public lands. NRDC

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
  • Take action with The Nature Conservancy and tell Congress to protect the iconic Rockies. TNC

Oceana

  • Take action with Oceana and tell US and Canadian government officials to protect North Atlantic right whales. Oceana
  • Take action with Oceana and tell Congress to ban the trade of shark fins in the US. Oceana
  • Take action with Oceana and save sea turtles from gruesome deaths on a hook. 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

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
  • Take action with San Juan Citizens Alliance and ask Governor Polis to protect wildlife in the San Juan Mountains. SJCA

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

  • Take action with Western Environmental Law Center and save the sacred Chaco Canyon from fracking. Western Environmental Law Center
  • Take action with Western Environmental Law Center and stop the use of legal M-44 “cyanide bombs” used to kill wildlife. WELC
  • Take action with Western Environmental Law Center and sign on to hold the US Fish and Wildlife Service accountable to protect the Sonoran desert tortoise by giving it Endangered Species Act protections. WELC

Western Resource Advocates

  • Take action with Western Resource Advocates and thank Governor Polis for safeguarding migration corridors. WRA
  • Take action with Western Resource Advocates and thank your states’ attorney general for signing on to a lawsuit to protect our states’ authority to set clean car standards. WRA
  • Take action with Western Resource Advocates and pledge to vote yes on Proposition DD to help save Colorado’s water future. WRA

Western Slope Conservation Center

Western Values Project

  • Take action with Western Values Project and urge your senators to hold Interior Secretary Bernhardt accountable. Western Values Project
  • Take action with Western Values Project and urge your Senators to demand William Pendley’s resignation. Western Values Project
  • Take action with Western Values Project and add your name to oppose logging in the Tongass National Forest. Western Values Project

WildEarth Guardians

  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and demand action to protect Endangered Species. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and don’t let Trump frack Colorado’s Front Range. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and demand action to protect endangered species. WildEarth Guardians

The Wilderness Society

  • Take action with The Wilderness Society and help cut dangerous methane pollution. The Wilderness Society
  • Take action with The Wilderness Society and save Colorado wildlands from the chopping block. The Wilderness Society
  • Take action with The Wilderness Society and stand up against William Perry Pendley. TWS

Wilderness Watch

  • Take action with Wilderness Watch and help protect the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness from Motorboats. Wilderness Watch
  • Take action with Wilderness Watch and tell your senators to co-sponsor, support, and pass a bill to stop oil drilling and development in America’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Wilderness Watch
  • Take action with Wilderness Watch and ask Senator Bennet to co-sponsor and support the Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection 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 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
  • Take action with World Wildlife Fund and tell Congress to Prioritize Climate Action. WWF

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