Courtney Sexton

Communications Associate
Courtney focuses on issues tied to federal/public lands, wildlife refuges and renewable energy siting, as well as those related to a myriad species throughout California, Oregon and the Southwest, her favorite being the Mexican gray wolf.

Posts By: Courtney Sexton

Mexican gray wolf and pup, © Joel Sartore/ National Geographic Photo Ark

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up »

New Mexico Game and Fish is Barring Desperately-Needed Lobo Releases; New Polling Data Shows Overwhelming Support for the Endangered Species Act; Imperiled Beluga Whales Won’t Be Coming to Georgia Aquarium; Endangered Species Dodge a Bullet in the Defense Bill

Gunnison sage-grouse, © Noppadol Paothong

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up »

The Future of Sage-Grouse is Still Uncertain; The Unlikely Connection between Fruit and Bears; It’s Sea Otter Awareness Week; 18th Florida Panther Death this Year; Calling All Seattleites! Please Join Us on October 7

Hammerhead in net, © Seawatch.org

Swordfishermen be warned! »

Some commercial fishermen use drift gillnets to sweep the ocean and end up collecting not only intended species of fish, but also “bycatch”, other unintended sea life like whales, dolphins, sharks, sea turtles and seals.