Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

Actions:

Urgent actions (those will deadlines fast approaching):

  • Take action on May 17, Endangered Species Day! Ask your senators to support the Endangered Species Act. Endangered Species Coalition
  • Take action with Rocky Mountain Wild and sign the petition to protect prairie dogs in Wyoming’s Thunder Basin National Grassland. Comments are due May 20 at noon. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and tell the Forest Service to scrap the plan to poison and shoot prairie dogs on our national grassland. Comments are due May 20 at noon. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Rocky Mountain Wild and submit your protest to the Colorado BLM’s June 2019 oil and gas lease sale. Current conflicts include overlaps with greater sage-grouse production areas identified by Colorado Parks and Wildlife, including areas within four miles of lek sites. Protests due May 23. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Take action with Rocky Mountain Wild and submit your comments to the New Mexico BLM’s September 2019 oil and gas lease sale. Some parcels overlap with general habitat for big game. Comments are due May 24. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Take action with Rocky Mountain Wild and submit your protest to the Wyoming BLM’s June 2019 oil and gas lease sale. Current conflicts including important habitat for greater sage-grouse (including core areas and priority habitat management areas). Protests due May 25. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Take action with Rocky Mountain Wild and submit your comments to the Draft Environmental Assessment for Colorado BLM’s September 2019 oil and gas lease sale. There are a number of conservation conflicts for rare and sensitive species and wild lands as well as 75 parcels (69,058 acres) of previously deferred greater sage-grouse habitat. Comments are due June 12. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Take action with Rocky Mountain Wild and submit your comments to the Draft Environmental Assessment for Wyoming BLM’s September 2019 oil and gas lease sale. There are a number of conservation conflicts including parcels in greater sage-grouse areas (lek buffers, core areas identified by Wyoming Game and Fish, and Priority Habitat Management Areas including Sagebrush Focal Areas). Comments are due June 15. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Take action with Rocky Mountain Wild and submit your comments to the Environmental Assessment for Montana BLM’s September 2019 oil and gas lease sale. There are parcels in greater sage-grouse general and priority habitat management areas. Comments are due June 16. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and submit a public comment opposing the Trump Administration’s proposed national wolf delisting. Comments due July 15. Endangered Species Coalition

New actions since last week:

  • Take action with The Wilderness Society and help cut dangerous methane pollution. The Wilderness Society
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell Congress to protect our oceans from floating factory farms. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell BlackRock to defund deforestation. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with 314 Action and tell the Senate to immediately pass the Climate Action Now Act. 314 Action
  • Take action with Clean Energy for All and take the pledge to support clean energy. Clean Energy for All
  • Take action with Audubon and stop the toxic Pebble Mine from destroying Alaska’s Bristol Bay. Audubon
  • Take action with The Nature Conservancy and speak out for action on species loss. The Nature Conservancy
  • Take action with Western Values Project and add your name to demand that David Bernhardt protect endangered wildlife. Western Values Project
  • Take action with Daily Kos and add your name to protect the EPA and the environment from Republicans. Daily Kos
  • 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 Sierra Club and tell your members of Congress to take action on toxic, everlasting PFAS now. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Wilderness Watch and stop the Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness “Chainsaw Masacre.” Wilderness Watch
  • 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 Friends of the Earth and tell Senator Schumer and Speak Pelosi no new fossil fuel infrastructure. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with National Parks Conservation Association and speak out to protect Biscayne National Park and not allow Turkey Point to continue operating until pollution is cleaned up and a solid plan is in place to address threats from rising sea levels. NPCA
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and show Govenor Polis you support clean cars and climate action in Colorado. NRDC
  • Take action with The Pew Charitable Trusts and support Colorado’s outdoor recreation, heritage, and wilderness. The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell the Bureau of Land Management to block Trump’s attempt to destroy California’s National Parks. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Wildlands Network and ask your senators and representatives to co-sponsor the Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act. Wildlands Network
  • 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 Daily Kos and add your name to protect gray wolves from extinction. Daily Kos
  • 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 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
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and take the plastic and balloon pledge. Endangered Species Coalition
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and tell Congress it’s time to fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund. NWF
  • Take action with Daily Kos and support a Green New Deal that fixes our broken food system in order to combat climate change. Daily Kos
  • Take action with American Rivers and help stop the Gila River Diversion. American Rivers

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

314 Action:

  • Take action with 314 Action and stand for science. 314 Action
  • Take action with 314 Action and help reverse Trump’s termination of crucial offshore drilling safeguards. 314 Action
  • Take action with 314 Action and oppose Trump’s crippling cuts to renewable energy research and innovation. 314 Action

American Bird Conservancy:

  • Take action with American Bird Conservancy and help protect seabirds: support the Albatross and Petrel Conservation Act. American Bird Conservancy
  • Take action with American Bird Conservancy and protect birds from harmful riders and boost conservation funding. American Bird Conservancy
  • Take action with American Bird Conservancy and protect birds and bees from pesticides. 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

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 support protection and restoration of the Delaware River Watershed. Audubon
  • Take action with Audubon Society and urge your Representative to protect seabirds. Audubon
  • Take action with Audubon and speak up for the Western Yellow-billed Cuckoo. Audubon

Center for Biological Diversity

  • Take action with Center for Biological Diversity and save Alaska’s Bristol Bay from mining devastation. Center for Biological Diversity
  • Take action with Center for Biological Diversity and demand an end to the war on wolves. CBD

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

Daily Kos

  • Take action with Daily Kos and don’t let Trump defund renewable energy research in the US. Daily Kos
  • Take action with Daily Kos and sign the petition to demand Trump’s corrupt Interior Secretary testify before Congress. Daily Kos
  • Take action with Daily Kos and tell Congress to pass the Climate Action Now Act. Daily Kos

Defenders of Wildlife

  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and stop the national death sentence for wolves. Defenders of Wildlife

Earthjustice

  • Take action with Earthjustice and urge your Senators to cosponsor the Green New Deal resolution. 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

Endangered Species Coalition

  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and tell the Democratic National Committee to hold a climate debate. Endangered Species Coalition
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and tell the EPA to ban toxic chlorpyrifos. 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

Friends of the Earth

  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell the EPA to get toxic pesticides like Roundup out of our food system. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell Congress to protect communities in the Gulf from a future oil disaster. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and sign the petition to help protect our marine life from deadly plastic pollution. 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 tell your Senators to support the Antiquities Act of 2018. 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

League of Conservation Voters

  • Take action with League of Conservation Voters and stop Trump from gutting methane pollution protections. League of Conservation Voters
  • Take action with League of Conservation Voters and protect the Arctic Refuge for generations to come! Sign the petition for the Arctic and all the life that depends on it before it’s too late. League of Conservation
  • Take action with the League of Conservation Voters and sign to stop Trump’s EPA from taking away critical safeguards against mercury pollution. League of Conservation Voters

Moms Clean Air Force

  • Take action with Moms Clean Air Force and ask your senators to stand with moms and join the fight for mercury protections. Moms Clean Air Force
  • Take action with Moms Clean Air Force and tell your Representatives it’s beyond time for climate safety. Moms Clean Air Force
  • Take action with Moms Clean Air Force and thank your Senator for supporting the Climate Action 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 sign the petition to urge the US Navy Northwest Commander to protect Olympic’s solitude by considering other viable training locations. NPCA
  • Take action with National Parks Conservation Association and tell the Senate that our parks need better funding. NPCA
  • Take action with National Parks Conservation Association and tell the state of Utah to do its job and require Rocky Mountain Power’s Hunter and Huntington coal plants to clean up their pollution. NPCA

Natural Resources Defense Council

  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and tell Trump to trash his offshore drilling plan once and for all. NRDC
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and urge Trump to abandon the Keystone XL pipeline. NRDC
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and demand that the US do its part to protect monarch butterflies. NRDC

The Nature Conservancy

  • Take action with The Nature Conservancy and tell Congress to protect conservation funding. The Nature Conservancy
  • Take action with The Nature Conservancy and tell Congress to save our common ground – find real solutions that protect the lands and waters we rely on. The Nature Conservancy
  • Take action with The Nature Conservancy and tell Colorado lawmakers to vote yes on HB19-1261. The Nature Conservancy

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 ask the Department of Agriculture to uphold protections for roadless areas in national forests located in Utah. The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Take action with The Pew Charitable Trusts and support legislation to fix our national parks. The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Take action with Pew Charitable Trusts and thank your lawmakers for working to protect iconic Colorado landscapes. 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

Sierra Club

  • Take action with Sierra Club and protect endangered gray wolves. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Sierra Club and thank your representative for voting to stop Trump from leaving the Paris Climate Agreement. 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

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

WildEarth Guardians

The Wilderness Society

  • Take action with The Wilderness Society and help Bears Ears and defend national monuments. 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

Wilderness Watch

  • Take action with Wilderness Watch and support a bill to stop oil and gas drilling in America’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Wilderness Watch
  • Take action with Wilderness Watch and support a bill that would keep the border wall out of Wilderness and National Wildlife Refuges along the southern US border. Wilderness Watch
  • Take action with Wilderness Watch and urge your members of Congress to support and co-sponsor the Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act. 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 for the Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act. Wildlands Network
  • Take action with Wildlands Network and urge legislators to vote no on border wall funding. Wildlands Network

Wolf Conservation Center

World Wildlife Fund

  • Take action with World Wildlife Fund and keep Argentina’s Santa Cruz River healthy. 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

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