WildEarth Guardians is a west-wide nonprofit environmental advocacy group headquartered in Santa Fe, NM with places of work in Denver, CO, Missoula, MT, Boise, ID, Seattle, WA, and Tucson, AZ. With a 33-year historical past of daring environmental motion, we wage revolutionary authorized, political, and grassroots campaigns to guard and restore wildlife, wild locations, wild rivers, and group well being within the American West.
Guardians advocates within the courts, within the halls of Congress, and on the bottom in western communities to safe stronger protections for landscapes, rivers, imperiled species, and wholesome communities. We’re identified for creating and executing innovative litigation that serves as a lever for sweeping coverage modifications to fight the local weather disaster, safe wildlife coexistence, restore residing rivers, and cease extinction. Our work is housed in 4 program areas:
Wildlife. The wildlife program advocates for the intrinsic proper of native species to thrive throughout the West. With a deal with defending biodiversity and guaranteeing coexistence between native carnivores and folks, we work to get rid of merciless and indiscriminate killing instruments in addition to to implement systemic change to make sure that wildlife is protected in accordance with the most effective out there science.
Wild Locations. The wild locations program works to guard and join the West’s huge landscapes. With a deal with federal public lands, we work to reclaim locations for the wild and reconnect wildlife habitat and waterways for ecosystems to thrive.
Wild Rivers. The rivers program advocates for residing rivers throughout the American West. With a deal with the Rio Grande, Colorado and Willamette River Basins as key geographies, we work to safeguard clear water, revive dynamic flows, reform western water coverage, defend imperiled fish, wildlife and crops, and restore wholesome and sustainable aquatic and riparian ecosystems to help all life.
Local weather and Vitality. The local weather program advocates for a fossil-fuel free American West. We work to show the true value of oil and fuel extraction and leverage environmental and well being liabilities to advance local weather justice.