Press Release: Wolverines listed as “threatened” under Endangered Species Act after 20-year conservation effort


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 29, 2023

Today, after more than 20 years of advocacy by wildlife conservation groups, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (the Service) found that wolverines warrant federal protections as a threatened species. Numbering only about 300 in the contiguous U.S., snow-dependent wolverine populations have suffered from climate change, habitat loss, trapping, and other anthropogenic pressures.

VICTORY! Marbled Murrelet Gains Increased Protections in Oregon


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 9, 2021 Contact:         Quinn Read, Center for Biological Diversity, (206) 979-3074, emailKatie Arberg, Defenders of Wildlife, (202) 772- 0259, emailBob Sallinger, Portland Audubon, (503) … Continue reading VICTORY! Marbled Murrelet Gains Increased Protections in Oregon

Legal Victory for Marbled Murrelets in Oregon!


For immediate releaseAugust 7, 2019 Court: Oregon Illegally Denied Marbled Murrelet Endangered Species Protections EUGENE, Ore.— An Oregon judge has issued a decision concluding the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission violated … Continue reading Legal Victory for Marbled Murrelets in Oregon!

Wolves Under Assault on Multiple Fronts, Your Help Needed!


Both Washington and Oregon have released their 2018 wolf numbers and the Pacific Northwest has demonstrated minor gains in the face of continued poaching and state-funded wolf killing (Oregon’s wolf … Continue reading Wolves Under Assault on Multiple Fronts, Your Help Needed!

Marbled Murrelet Review Suggests Increased Protections!


Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Status Review Demonstrates that Marbled Murrelet Urgently Needs Endangered Status In response to a petition from multiple conservation organizations, the Oregon Department of Fish … Continue reading Marbled Murrelet Review Suggests Increased Protections!

Oregon Board of Forestry Reverses Course, Will Develop Murrelet Protections


For Immediate Release, December 1, 2016 Contacts: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (314) 482-3746, nick@cascwild.org Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495, ngreenwald@biologicaldiversity.org Oregon Board of Forestry Reverses Course, Will … Continue reading Oregon Board of Forestry Reverses Course, Will Develop Murrelet Protections