Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

Actions:

Urgent actions (those will deadlines fast approaching):

  • Take action with Rocky Mountain Wild and submit comments to the Montana BLM’s December oil and gas lease sale. Conservation conflicts identified include parcels in greater sage-grouse general habitat management areas and parcels in piping plover critical habitat. Comments are due by July 25. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Take action with Rocky Mountain Wild and submit comments to the New Mexico BLM’s November 2019 oil and gas lease sale draft Environmental Assessment (EA). Comments are due by July 26. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Take action with Rocky Mountain Wild and submit comments to the GMUG Working Draft of the Forest Plan. GMUG is specifically asking for feedback on what works and what needs improvement. This is an opportunity to shape their long-term sustainability plan by commenting to the agency! Comments due July 29. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Take action and submit comments to the GMUG Working Draft of the Forest Plan. Your input will be much appreciated to help fine-tune the forest plan. Feedback will be more helpful if received by July 29. GMUG Forest Plan
  • Colorado Department of Transportation is taking a look at their priorities over the next 10 years and are seeking public input. Take the Your Transportation Plan survey and be sure to add in wildlife crossing structures in the write-in comments sections. Input needed by early August. CDOT
  • Take action with Rocky Mountain Wild and protect the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The Forest Service has proposed a major revision of its current NEPA procedures. The proposed rule seeks to provide agency decision-makers with methods to dodge disclosing environmental impacts, to make decisions without the benefit of scientific input, and to cut the public from the decision making process! Comments due August 12. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Take action with Center for Biological Diversity and tell the Forest Service to drop this immoral, unlawful plan to change NEPA and protect our national forests. Center for Biological Diversity
  • 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 Western Resource Advocates and help save Colorado’s water future. WRA
  • Take action with American Bird Conservancy and protect the National Environmental Policy Act. American Bird Conservancy
  • Take action with Sierra Club and say yes to the zero emission vehicle program. Sierra Club
  • 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 Defenders of Wildlife and stop wolf killings in Washington. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with 314 Action and declare a climate emergency. 314 Action
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and add your name to reduce the harm caused by plastics that are choking the very life from marine wildlife. NWF
  • Take action with Wilderness Watch and tell Georgia officials to protect Cumberland Island from proposed spaceport. Wilderness Watch
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and join the fight against the greatest threat to our future – climate change. NRDC
  • Take action with CREDO and tell Harvard to divest from fossil fuels now. CREDO
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell Congress to publicly condemn Carnival Corporations to save our oceans. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with National Parks Conservation Association and tell Congress to fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund. NPCA
  • Take action with Sierra Club and keep Park Rangers from being misused as border pawns. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and stop the Trump administration from gutting NEPA. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with 314 Action and save the EPA from Trump. 314 Action
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and tell your representative to invest in clean energy and climate action. NRDC
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and ask your member of Congress to save America’s vulnerable wildlife by supporting the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act. NWF
  • Take action with Environmental Action and message your representative today urging them to support efforts to keep the Boundary Waters safe. Environmental Action
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell the Bureau of Land Management to protect Chaco Canyon. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Food & Water Action and tell the BLM to stop drilling near Chaco Canyon. Food & Water Action
  • Take action with 314 Action and save solar from Trump. 314 Action
  • Take action with Oceana and save southern resident orcas from extinction. Oceana
  • Take action with Western Resource Advocates and help Colorado transition to a zero emission transportation future. WRA
  • Take action with The Humane Society and speak out against horse slaughter. The Humane Society
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and speak out for loggerhead sea turtles. NWF
  • Take action with Audubon and protect wetlands and coastal habitat for birds. Audubon
  • Take action with The Pew Charitable Trusts and protect Montana’s Wilderness. The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and stop the Trump administration from gutting key protections under the Magna Carta of environmental law. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Environmental Action and tell Washington’s Senators the nation wants to save Southern Resident Orcas. Environmental Action
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and demand Wall Street giant BlackRock stop financing deforestation. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell the Trump administration to say no to fracked gas trains. 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 save solar from Trump. 314 Action
  • Take action with 314 Action and tell Trump to reimburse the Park Service for Trump’s tank parade. 314 Action
  • Take action with 314 Action and overturn the DNC ban so candidates an participate in a debate on climate change. 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

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

Audubon:

  • Take action with Audubon and urge your members of Congress to support the Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels. 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

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 don’t let cuckoos disappear from the American West. CBD
  • Take action with Center for Biological Diversity and defend our public lands from Trump’s push for coal. CBD
  • Take action with Center for Biological Diversity and tell the feds to protect water and wildlife: no Jordan Cove. CBD

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 to demand that Senator Gardner put conservation first. 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 submit a comment today to pass zero emissions vehicle standards in Colorado. Conservation Colorado

CREDO Action:

  • Take action with CREDO Action and protect gray wolves from Trump’s extinction plan. CREDO Action
  • Take action with CREDO Action and tell General Mills to remove Monsanto’s toxic Roundup from children’s food. CREDO
  • Take action with CREDO Action and protect Alaska’s Bristol Bay from the polluting Pebble Mine. CREDO

Daily Kos

  • Take action with Daily Kos and sign on in support of 100% clean energy future. Daily Kos
  • Take action with Daily Kos and demand the Senate reject Trump’s NOAA nominee Barry Myers. Daily Kos
  • Take action with Daily Kos and tell the DNC that refusing to hold a debate on climate change is unacceptable. Daily Kos

Defenders of Wildlife

  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and stop the national death sentence for wolves. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and tell the Customs and Border Protection to stop the ecologically disastrous project – a new 63-mile section of border wall along the Arizona-Mexico border. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and sign up to fight for wolf recovery. Defenders of Wildlife

Earthjustice

  • Take action with Earthjustice and tell your Colorado legislator to vote yes t protect our health from oil and gas. 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

Endangered Species Coalition

  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and tell Congress to protect elephants and other endangered species by passing the CECIL Act. Endangered Species Coalition
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and take the plastic and balloon pledge. Endangered Species Coalition
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and find out if your member of Congress voted to protect or abandon North Atlantic right whales. Endangered Species Coalition

Environmental Action

  • Take action with Environmental Action and ask the Montana Department of Environmental Quality not to permit the Crevice Mountain Mine. Environmental Action
  • Take action with Environmental Action and send a message to your Representative urging them to support HR 2471, a bill that will end the use of cyanide bombs for predator control across the country. Environmental Action
  • Take action with Environmental Action and protect birds from bright lights in the big city. Environmental Action

Food & Water Watch:

  • Take action with Food & Water Watch and stop Trump’s Wall Street giveaway. Food & Water Watch
  • Take action with Food & Water Watch and tell Congress to ban fracking and stop the fracking endgame. Food & Water Watch
  • Take action with Food & Water Watch and stop the Federal government from financially backing terrible fossil fuel projects. Food & Water Watch

Friends of the Earth

  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and protect endangered bees and butterflies. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell Congress to stop plastic pollution and stand up to the fossil fuel industry. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell Congress to prevent the next Bayer-Monsanto mega-merger. 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 protect gray wolves. The Humane Society

International Fund For Animal Welfare

  • Take action with International Fund for Animal Welfare and ask your congress people to co-sponsor the SAVE Right Whales Act. International Fund for Animal Welfare
  • Take action with International Fund for Animal Welfare and end the Atlantic commercial seal hunt. IFAW
  • Take action with International Fund for Animal Welfare and ask your member of Congress to co-sponsor the SAVE Right Whales Act. IFAW

League of Conservation Voters

  • Take action with the League of Conservation Voters and send a message to the House: keep big polluters out of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. 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

Moms Clean Air Force

  • Take action with Moms Clean Air Force and tell your members of Congress that we must increase the EPA’s budget to safeguard crucial clean air and water programs. Moms Clean Air Force
  • Take action with Moms Clean Air Force and make sure your representative is standing with children and families in the fight for climate safety. 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

Monuments for All

  • Take action with Monuments for All and tell Congress to stand with America’s national monuments. 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 tel the administration that a wall through Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument is not the answer. NPCA
  • Take action with National Parks Conservation Association and put the brakes on a new freeway at Saguaro. NPCA
  • Take action with National Parks Conservation Association and tell Congress to take action for clean air and a healthy climate. NPCA

National Wildlife Federation

  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and help black bears more freely in a changing world. NWF
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and thank Governor Hutchinson for ending the destructive 6,500 hog operation along the Buffalo River. NWF
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and stop oil and gas leasing in wildlife habitat. NWF

Natural Resources Defense Council

  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and tell Senator Gardner we can’t wait for global climate action. NRDC
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and help Colorado fight climate change – support electric vehicles. NRDC
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and tell NBC that we need to know where the presidential candidates stand on climate. NRDC

The Nature Conservancy

  • Take action with The Nature Conservancy and speak out for action on species loss. The Nature Conservancy
  • Take action with The Nature Conservancy and tell Congress to protect conservation funding and act on climate change. The Nature Conservancy
  • Take action with The Nature Conservancy and stop unsustainable fishing and other abuses. The Nature Conservancy

Oceana

  • Take action with Oceana and protect Bristol Bay from destruction. Oceana
  • Take action with Oceana and tell Congress to stop President Trump’s dangerous offshore drilling agenda. Oceana
  • Take action with Oceana and tell the National Marine Fisheries Service to save our oceans and seafloor habitat from the destruction of bottom trawling. 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

  • Take action with The Pew Charitable Trusts and support Colorado’s outdoor recreation, heritage, and wilderness. The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Take action with The Pew Charitable Trusts and save Alaska watersheds. The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Take action with The Pew Charitable Trusts and ask your Representative to support National Parks at the upcoming committee markup. 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 tell your Representative to support the House’s strong environmental funding bills. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Sierra Club and tell your Representative to support 100% clean energy. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Sierra Club and demand that Washington state save southern resident orcas. 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 tell your Colorado lawmakers to protect rivers and lakes. WRA
  • Take action with Western Resource Advocates and help protect the Roadless Rule. WRA

Western Values Project

  • Take action with Western Values Project and add your name to demand that David Bernhardt protect endangered wildlife. Western Values Project
  • Take action with Western Values Project and tell Ryan Zinke to stay out of politics. Western Values Project
  • Take action with Western Values Project and tell the Trump Administration, hands off the Grand Canyon! 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 tell the US Senate to keep bikes out of Wilderness. Wilderness Watch
  • Take action with Wilderness Watch and help end hardrock mining in Wilderness. Wilderness Watch
  • Take action with Wilderness Watch and speak up for grizzly bears. Wilderness Watch

Wilderness Workshop

  • Take action with Wilderness Workshop and tell Colorado regulators that Western Slope residents deserve strong protections against oil and gas emissions. 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

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

Wolf Conservation Center

World Wildlife Fund

  • Take action with World Wildlife Fund and protect Arctic Whales from underwater noise. 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

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