Nothing says western wilderness quite like intact landscapes with grizzly bears and healthy streams with native bull trout. But a proposed mining project in northwest Montana threatens the habitat and survival of these species protected under the Endangered Species Act.
Posts Categorized: Forest
This spring, Defenders and the University of Florida finished mapping a network of wildlife habitats and corridors across Northwest Florida. We used geographic information system (GIS) models to map priority unprotected habitats and to identify areas that will be developed in the years to come.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has secured a pivotal victory for wildlife, watershed, and forest conservation, striking down the Bush Administration’s illegal attempt to exempt Alaska from the Forest Service’s Roadless Rule. There will be no more roads through the wildlands of the Tongass National Forest.
Critically Endangered Red Wolf Mother Killed; Double Jeopardy for Population of Alaska Wolves
Though small, frequent fires during wildfire season are usually good, large, uncharacteristic wildfires can be bad for native wildlife habitat. There are three major reasons that wildfires are such a problem right now.