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Protecting wolves and other wildlife of Denali National Park and Preserve and Izembek National Wildlife Refuge from shooting and trapping throughpublic pressure on the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s Board of Game. 2017

Protecting Pennsylvania’s Allegheny National Forest from oil and gas drilling and road-building through citizen monitoring, legal advocacy, and grassroots organizing. 2003, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016

Funding litigation to haltclearcutting of lynx and grizzly bear habitat on the border of Yellowstone National Park. 2013, 2017

Working with landowners to take advantage of existing incentives that protect species to recover bank swallows, healthy riparian ecosystems, and biodiversity. 2010

ImplementingClimate Ground Zero, a civil disobedience campaign to fight against mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia. 2010

Fighting damage to endangered ecosystems in the Applegate Valley from off-road vehicles through monitoring and advocacy. 2016

Implementing Protect Oak Flat Project to ultimately block Rio Tinto’s proposal to build a destructive copper mine. 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Organizing a Steelhead bike ride to build momentum for comprehensive water management and native fish restoration in Arroyo Seco. 2018

Funded the scientific and legal analysis/rebuttal of an Environmental Impact Statement(EIS) fora commercial aquaculture project to farm a non-native species of blue mussel in Puget Sound. 2010

Protecting the black-tailed prairie dog in western Kansas from indiscriminate poisoning on private lands by tracking relocated prairie dogs with micro-chips.. 2011

Educating communities and schools about the destructive effects of balloon releases on diverse species of wildlife. 2015, 2018

Stopping the Bureau of Land Management from clearing hundreds of thousands of acres of threatened pinion-juniper woodlands through field checks and public engagement in Nevada. 2017

Raising awareness about the impacts of clearcutting, salvage logging, and herbicide usage on the public trust resources of water, air, soil, climate, and wildlife in the Sierra Nevada and Cascade mountain ranges of California. 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Using basic grassroots organizing, media exposure and legal
advocacy to challenge and expansionbear hunting in California. 2010

Supporting litigation to stop excessive logging in the Black Hills National Forestthrough citizen monitoring, legal advocacy, and grassroots organizing. 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012

Raising awareness and documentingthe large logging footprint of biomass incineration for electricity. 2011

Defending ecosystems in eastern Oregon’s forests through fieldchecking, appeals, alliance building, and litigation. 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018

Empowering citizens through grassroots organizing to resist oil and gas development in Chaco Canyon in the Four Corners region, and stop its adverse impacts on Navajo and Hopi communities. 2017

Implementing a forest watch program to stop destructive activities in Ohio’s public forests through field monitoring, appeals, and litigation.2001, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011

To protect Buffalo National River watershed and corridor with a. permanent moratorium on large swine industrial concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFO).  2018

Stopping the South Fraser Perimeter Road, which would destroy the fragile Burns Bog through mobilizingpublic support. 2008, 2011, 2012

Surveying for and raising awareness about burrowing owls and assessing their population levels to provide a baseline for conservation targets. 2014

Challengingthrough grassroots organizing and litigation the construction of a federal prison in the Appalachian Mountains of eastern Kentucky, which would expose protected species, ecosystems, and human communities to toxic materials. 2016, 2017, 2018

Implementing the Ground Truth advocacy project of grassroots organizing and public outreach to protect public lands from logging and biomass extraction. 2010, 2011

Protecting salmon, moose, and people in the Matanuska watershed and Matanuska Valley Moose Range by challenging mining companies. 2014

Compelling government agencies through aggressive public oversight to clean up mining Superfund sites. 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2015

Producing and distributing educational materials to protect wildlife on private lands in Central Oregon. 2010

Protecting two roadless areas in the Chattooga watershed from road construction and logging. 2015, 2016

Implementing a forest watch program to protect and restore ecologically sensitive areas on the Cherokee National Forest. 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018

Implementing a barn owl nesting program to promote owls as alternatives to rodenticide. 2015

Supporting legal activities for grassroots climate justice groups. 2007, 2009, 2014, 2015, 2015, 2016

Stopping mountaintop removal coal mining through direct action. 2009, 2014

Stopping ecologically harmful shale gas fracturing in Quebec to protect one of largest and most important watersheds in Eastern North America,.2011

Implementing a forest watch program to oppose destructive management activities on the Jefferson National Forest. 2011

Implementing a forest watch program to protect native ancient forests along Oregon’s coast range. 2013, 2014, 2016

Fighting a massive development project at Wolf Creek Pass in the southern Rocky Mountains to protect wilderness and imperiled species such as the Canada lynx. 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Litigating the Gold Rush Ranch development to protect oak woodlands of the Central Sierra Nevada foothills. 2010

Implementing a forest watch program in northern California, including comments, objections, and litigation of timber sales that violate federal environmental laws, especially Endangered Species Act enforcement for the Northern Spotted Owl. 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Protecting Cook Inlet’s beluga whales and salmon from coal strip mining through challenging Alaska’s threat to remove endangered species protections. 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012

Compelling government agencies through litigation to clean up the Formosa Mine Superfund site. 2011, 2012, 2013, 2018

Teaching first responders in the American Midwest about non-lethal methods for dealing with cougar incidents. 2011

Coordinating speaking engagements across the USA promoting biocentrism, grassroots activism, direct action, and independent media. 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014

Protecting pristine watersheds in Ontario’s northern boreal forestfrom industrial mining operations through First Nation community organization and legal challenges. 2011

Halting clearcutting and changing forest policy on private lands in the Sierra Nevada through advocacy, education, and coalition building. 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Working to defeat pro-logging bills in Congress and protect forest ecosystems. 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016

Safeguarding Oak Flat in the Superstition Mountains from a massive copper mine through grassroots education and outreach. 2013

Opposing a new nuclear plant along the Chattahoochee River by organizing local community opposition and promoting energy alternatives like solar power. 2009, 2016

Protecting spotted owls and their old-growth forest habitat on public and private lands through education, monitoring and advocacy. 2009, 2010

Build public support to protect more than 1.5 million acres of roadless areas, threatened and endangered species, water quality in the Lolo and Bitterroot National Forests. 2018

Passing a ban on public-lands trapping in Montana through outreach, education and collaboration with like-minded organizatons. 2009, 2010


To produce a guide to teach forest activists, investigative reporters and concerned citizens how to access key government documents that disclose the environmental impacts and costs of forest suppression. 2004, 2007, 2018

Implementing the Save our Squirrel campaign, including litigating to overturn the delisting of the federally endangered West Virginia northern flying squirrel. 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Challenging the Oakland Zoo expansion that would destroy a wildlife corridor through legal counsel and public outreach. 2012, 2013, 2015

Preventing development of Jordan Cove Liquid Natural Gas Terminal and Pacific Connector pipeline through community organizing and outreach. 2004, 2010

Fighting the Army Corps of Engineer’s commercial wind farms in Maine’s Boundary Mountains through litigation. 2013

Curtailing heavy-handed fire-fighting techniques and road development on firebreaks in north-central Idaho’s roadless areas and wilderness areas through post-fire monitoring and advocacy. 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017

Protecting the wild prairie of north-central Montana by building a grassroots voice challenging the Bureau of Land Management’s Hi-Line management plan. 2012

Compelling the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to adopt a legally valid policy that protects Alaskan sea otters through advocacy. 2015

Protecting habitat for the Swainson’s Hawk on private lands in South Sacramento County through public support and advocacy. 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Protecting habitat for grizzly bears, lynx, wolverine, fisher, bull trout, and other imperiled species in northwest Montana that are threatened by timber sales, road building, and federal land takeovers through legal challenge and public support. 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Producing films (Pacific Fishers – In the Wild After Wildfire, Searching for the Gold Spot) that educate the public about the importance of post-fire ecosystems.2016, 2017, 2018

Protecting Georgia’s national forests and rivers from destructive activities through a forest watch program. 2006, 2013, 2016

Restoring a free-flowing Colorado River through Glen and Grand Canyons and promoting permanent protection by upgrading the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area to National Park status. 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

To develop necessary science in support of litigation to prevent a Yellowstone grizzly bear hunt and to restore endangered species protections for this population. 2018

Saving and recovering grizzly bears by preventing hunting and trapping, protecting habitat, and keeping the species on the Endangered Species list through a Tribal Coalition. 2015, 2016

Safeguarding the Wallowa-Whitman, Umatilla, and Malheur National Forests through science-based advocacy. 2011

Challenging Sierra County’s Timber Production Ordinance to prevent forest fragmentation through legal actions and public support. 2007, 2011

Implementing a forest watch program to protect Indiana’s state forests from logging that includes ground-truthing, legal advocacy, and community outreach. 2013

Implementing a forest watch program that includes project reviews, monitoring, advocacy, and public education to protect the Daniel Boone National Forest and Land Between the Lakes against harmful management practices. 2003, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017

Documenting negative impacts of grazing on water quality and other ecosystem functions and pushing for reform or elimination of grazing on wilderness in the Klamath Mountains of California. 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Stopping tar sands and oil shale strip mining projects near Moab through litigation, outreach, education, and public policy initiatives. 2012

To support engagement ontwo large development projects that threaten old-growth forests that would have negative impact on habitat and for wildlife, especiallyimperiled Chilkat River Chinook. 2018

Protecting forests and species in Montana through legal action. 2013

Fighting one of the largest marine container terminals proposed in coastal habitat in North Carolina by funding an independent Environmental Impact Study. 2010

Protecting native and ancient forests in Oregon from destructivelogging through surveys of arboreal wildlife, lichens, and rare plants and legal advocacy. 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Pressuring the California Department of Fish and Game to enact tighter restrictions to prevent whale entanglements by the fishing industry through documentation for a legal challenge. 2017

Litigating against the King America Finishing textile plant that polluted the Ogeechee River and caused the largest fishkill in Georgia’s history. 2012

Challenging Scripps Biotech expansion in Palm Beach County that would destroy habitat for endangered species through legal action and grassroots organizing. 2011. 2012, 2013, 2014

Fighting construction of a highway on Paradise Ridge in Idaho, to protect the endangered Palouse prairie ecosystem through public, coalition and legal challenges. 2017, 2018

Opposing a massive sediment removal project that threatens rare riparian habitat in Hahamonga Watershed Park in southern California through community organizing and legal challenges. 2017

Protecting the Patagonia Mountains in southern Arizona from mining exploration and mineral drilling through monitoring, outreach, and litigation. 2015, 2018

Stopping an ecologically damaging boat ramp in the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area on the Indian River Lagoon through legal action. 2011

Promoting coexistence with carnivores by teaching people how to live together with coyotes. 2013, 2014

Protecting roadless areas in central Colorado from damaging unauthorized off-road vehicle use through public advocacy. 2000, 2001, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2018

Protecting raptors, foxes, fishers, coyotes and other wildlife that prey on rodents from rat poison by educating people about these non-target victims of rat poison and practical alternatives to controlling rodents like increasing the raptor population. 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018

Creating a new national park in Maine and other national park proposals through individual initiatives, building coalitions, and rallying public support. 1993, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Fighting the Rock Creek mine in the Clark Fork-Pend Oreille Watershed and Cabinet Mountains Wilderness through public advocacy and a campaign utilizing science and
environmental laws. 2013

Protecting Colorado wildlands from mountain bike trail damage by mapping trail fragmentation, and engaging conservationists, hunters, and anglers in the process. 2000,2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 20013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Fighting the Village at Wolf Creek resort complex that would harm wilderness, wildlife habitat, and water quality at the headwaters of the Rio Grande. (1997, 2001, 2002, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016, 2017

To fund litigation over the Santa Fe Forest decision to clear more than 90% of the trees in the Hyde Park roadless area. 2018

Protecting a 2.5 million-acre Rainforest Conservation Corridor in the world’s only inland temperate rainforest through scientific expertise and public action. 2010, 2011, 2012

Stopping the Rosemont copper mine in the Patagonia and Santa Rita Mountains of southern Arizonathrough legal challenges. 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014

Ensuring logging and other harmful management activities are prohibited in the Giant Sequoia National Monument though monitoring and litigation. 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2017

Monitoring Selkirk Mountain caribou winter habitat closures on federal public lands to stop unauthorized motorized vehicles. 2016

Challenging a California Department of Forestry Timber Harvest Plan in mature forests through litigation. 2010

Reducing the use of toxic pesticides on lily farms around the Smith River Estuary through public advocacy. 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016

Compelling the Environmental Protection Agency to protect endangered sockeye salmon in the Lower Snake River in Idaho through litigation. 2015, 2017

Compelling the Environmental Protection Agency to protect endangered sockeye salmon in the Lower Snake River in Idaho through litigation. 2015, 2017

Protecting habitat for the Florida panther and other rare and endangered species in south Florida by blocking construction of a Florida Power & Light power plant through documentation and public outreach. 2012

Advocacy, grassroots organizing, and education to create a network of dead and dying trees throughout California as habitat for cavity dwelling species. 2013, 2014

Protecting native prairie plants, animals, and ecosystems on southern plains state and federal grasslands through monitoring, education, and wildlife coexistence programs. 2002, 2004, 2005, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Engaging local residents in tracking and monitoring critically endangered Mexican gray wolves and discouraging wolf killings by maintaining an on-the-ground presence. 2008, 2011

Enforcing Flathead National Forest’s motorized road and trail closures to protect fish and wildlife, especially bull trout and wolverine, in the Swan Range of Montana through public advocacy. 1991, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Implementing a forest watchprogram and grassroots activist trainings in the Cherokee National Forest and Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. 2017

Upholding water quality standards in Montana through legal challenge. 2015

Protecting Utah’s national forests from destructive activities through ground-truthing, public participation, and legal advocacy. 2010, 2012, 2013

Fighting the Lake Powell Pipeline, a massive proposed diversion of Colorado River water,through education and public advocacy. 2015, 2016

Protecting roadless areas, old-growth forests, and watersheds in Virginia Mountain Treasure areas across the George Washington and Jefferson national forests through a forest watch program. 2010

Protecting the Namakan River from a hydroelectric dam at High Falls in NW Ontario through coalition and public support. 2010

Promoting the Solar Done Right campaign to protect public lands from industrial-scale solar power plants, and preserving public lands by monitoring and fighting federal land exchanges and sales through legal challenge. 2001, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Permanently protecting the proposed Browns Canyon National Monument and Wilderness and ten roadless areas on the Pike-San Isabel National Forest through mapping documentation and public education. 2006, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013

Protecting and restoring endangered species habitat in the San Francisco Bay Area through litigation. 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015

Working to pass a rule change in the USDA National Organic Program to eliminate the incentive to convert native ecosystems to farms, to protect both wildlife habitat, to restore natural stream flows and meadow and wetland habitat, and to enhance the integrity of the organic label through policy development and public engagement. 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2016, 2017

Working to pass a rule change in the USDA National Organic Program to eliminate the incentive to convert native ecosystems to farms, to protect both wildlife habitat, to restore natural stream flows and meadow and wetland habitat, and to enhance the integrity of the organic label through policy development and public engagement. 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2016, 2017

Removing Fish Lake Dam in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness through advocacy. 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Protecting Great Basin juniper and sagebrush vegetation and wildlife communities from destruction through documentation for public comments, appeals and legal challenges. 2015, 2016

Challenging the Bureau of Land Management’s national grazing program through litigation. 2011

Implementing the Public Lands Project to mobilize the public and political support to protect and restore public lands in the Northern Rockies, including Ecosystem Defense, Watershed and Wildland Fire Restoration, and Roadless Rockies programs. 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Stopping habitat fragmentation in the Bear River Range from mining, logging, off-road vehicles, and livestock grazing through documentation and public advocacy. 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018