Border Wall Could Destroy Wildlife Habitat at National Monument in Southern Arizona, Sierra Club Says — KTLA

There are four endangered species found in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, a 515-square-mile federal natural reserve in southwest Arizona, which is marked by 200-year-old majestic saguaro cacti. This part of the Sonoran desert is vast and desolate – and it’s an area where the National Park Service is trying to promote the growth of…

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101 Freeway Crossing to Give P-22, Other Wildlife Room to Roam — KTLA

Like many urban singles, the mountain lion P-22 lives a solitary life in a too-small habitat. And he has a hard time finding a mate in the big city. P-22 is seen in a photo provided by the the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area on May 2, 2019. Famous for traveling across two freeways…

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Draft California Waterfowl Habitat Program Proposal Solicitation Notice Available for Public Comment — CDFW News

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is now accepting public comment pertaining to a Draft Proposal Solicitation Notice (PSN) for the California Waterfowl Habitat Program (CWHP). The passing of Proposition 68 in June of 2018 approved $10 million in funding for the program. Created by the California Waterfowl Habitat Preservation Act in 1987, […]

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Grizzlies Have Recovered, Officials Say; Now Montanans Have To Get Along With Them — News : NPR

A healthy population of grizzlies in and around Glacier National Park means the bear may soon come off the endangered species list. But more bears mean more confrontations with humans.(Image credit: Montana Fish and Wildlife and Parks, via AP)

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Trump’s next target? The endangered species that define America

“To weaken protections for our unique animals in favor of industry is short-term thinking at its very worst.

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 Bald eagles, grizzly bears and alligators have been brought back from the brink of extinction thanks to the Endangered Species Act. Photograph: Bob Strong/Reuters

 

The Trump administration and its conservative allies in Congress have consistently touted their efforts to “free” the American economy by rolling back regulations. The vice-president, Mike Pence, has said that the administration will deregulate so aggressively that we should all “buckle up”. Pence must have forgotten that seatbelts were instituted as a safety regulation that has saved countless people from injury and death.”

Read the full article from The Guardian here