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(EnviroNews Nature) — Washington D.C. — Animal welfare groups and conservation activists are taking issue with a recent decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to issue permits to hunters wanting to import elephant hunting trophies into the United States from the African countries of Zimbabwe…

(EnviroNews California) — Round Valley Regional Preserve, Contra Costa County, California — Bonnie-Jill Laflin is one of America’s favorite female sports sweethearts. But for more than a decade, she’s been using her popularity and celebrity appeal in a quest to save an American icon: the country’s wild horses….

(EnviroNews DC News Bureau) — Washington, D.C. — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and U.S. Forest Service (USFS) have announced the fee for grazing on federal lands in 2022 and conservationists are dismayed, accusing the Biden Administration of subsidizing the destruction of the American West. The fee…

(EnviroNews Nevada) — Oravado, Nevada — New complaints have been filed by the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony and a Northern Paiute group known as People of Red Mountain in their federal lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The case aims to thwart plans for a large-scale strip…

(EnviroNews Nature) — Inverness, California — A wildlife and public lands conservation battle is raging over the Point Reyes National Seashore (PRNS/the Seashore/the park) in Northern California’s Marin County as citizens, activists and some of the country’s most prominent environmental groups have been fighting tooth and nail, in…

(EnviroNews DC News Bureau) — Orick, California — As part of a three-state tour spanning Washington, California and Wyoming, White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) Chairwoman Brenda Mallory accompanied Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland to meet with Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA), Yurok Tribal leadership, Save the…

(EnviroNews DC News Bureau) — Orick, California — On Aug. 11, 2021, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland visited California’s Redwood National and State Parks as part of the Biden Administrations America the Beautiful initiative. Haaland addressed members of the press and met with officials from the National…

(EnviroNews Nature) — Washington, D.C. — In the last few months of Donald Trump’s term as president, his Interior Department (DOI) unfurled an unprecedented barrage of rule-changes and rollbacks targeting environmental regulations and wildlife protections; it took EnviroNews two in-depth reports spanning 7,000 words to catalog most of…

(EnviroNews California) — Bon Tempe Dam, Marin County, California — Taking a bold stand against new fossil fuel development on federal lands, Representative Jared Huffman (D-CA) said he wants to ban it for good. Those comments came during an exclusive on-camera sit-down interview with EnviroNews this spring. Weeks…

(EnviroNews California) — Bon Tempe Dam, Marin County, California — What do snail darters, whooping cranes, and the iconic northern spotted owl have in common? They all had close calls with the so-called “God Squad.” The God Squad? The group’s existence and power even surprised EnviroNews Editor-in-Chief Emerson Urry when Representative Jared Huffman…

(EnviroNews California) — Bon Tempe Dam, Marin County, California — At the end of former President Trump’s only term in office, his administration worked to dismantle the Endangered Species Act (ESA/the Act) on several fronts. One of those rollbacks changed the rules and allowed the U.S. Fish and Wildlife…

(EnviroNews Montana) — Helena, Montana — Montana Governor Greg Gianforte (R) violated Montana state regulations when he trapped and killed wolf “1155” in February near Yellowstone National Park. Gianforte killed the collared gray wolf (Canis lupus) about 10 miles north of the park. While the Governor had a license…

(EnviroNews Utah) — Blanding, Utah — In a historic event captured in 12K resolution by local EnviroNews Utah, newly appointed Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland addressed member of the press alongside tribal leaders, government officials and key stakeholders at the Bears Ears National Monument on April 8,…