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Join 65 Scientists in Opposing the “U.S. Predator Challenge”

Coyote Killing Contests are a common occurrence throughout the United States – much more common than most people know.  A national coalition has formed to oppose wildlife killing contests.  Project Coyote developed this letter to show wildlife policy makers that coyote killing contests are not supported by the best available science.  The letter has been used […]

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Keep up the Pressure to Prevent Cruelty in our National Preserves

From Wilderness Watch, October 30, 2018 The Trump administration is working to roll back a 2015 National Park Service (NPS) rule that banned controversial hunting practices on 19 million acres of America’s National Preserves in Alaska, which includes millions of acres of Wilderness. We urge you to submit a public comment by Nov. 5 on the environmental assessment […]

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House Version of the Farm Bill Contains Anti-environmental Provisions — Call Your Senator Today!

By George Wuerthner In the coming week or so, Congress will be considering the Farm Bill which has numerous inappropriate amendments for our public forests approved in the House but not in the Senate version. The bill’s fate will be decided in a conference committee between the House and Senate. It is critical that Senator […]

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Don’t Let Notorious Anti-Wilderness Utah Politicians Wreck the San Rafael Swell and Desolation Canyon!

Heads up, Wilderness Watchers! The same Utah politicians who stripped protections for Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments are again attacking public wildlands that belong equally to all Americans. In May, Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Representative John Curtis (R-UT) introduced the “Emery County Public Land Management Act of 2018″—companion bills S. 2809 and H.R. 5727—that would […]

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Puma Recovery for Eastern Wildways, Part 4

A Call to Action From Cougar Rewilding Foundation, The Rewilding Institute, Wildlands Network, and Project Coyote Quick Links: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 Active Reintroduction With the sad realization that Pumas are not likely to successfully spread far eastward from the Rockies or northward from south Florida anytime soon, the […]

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Puma Recovery for Eastern Wildways, Part 3

A Call to Action From Cougar Rewilding Foundation, The Rewilding Institute, Wildlands Network, and Project Coyote Quick Links: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 Corridors Necessary but Not Sufficient Almost inevitably, however, the tragic outcome of these wild wanderers’ heroic journeys is the young male keeps moving, looking for a mate, until he is finally […]

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Wanted, Missing Cat

Because sadly, these beautiful creatures have been missing from the East for a very long time, in fact, a lifetime. Now it’s time to bring the cougars back home. Back to our wild preserves: such as Adirondack Park, Green Mountain National Forest, Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Monongahela National Forest, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and […]

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