The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has proposed doubling off-road vehicle routes in the western Mojave Desert, placing the already threated desert tortoise in greater danger.
Posts Categorized: Southwest
Thirty years after the last few Mexican gray wolves roamed the southwestern United States borderlands, a handful of intrepid, captive born lobos took tentative steps from their pens into a silent, snowy forest in eastern Arizona.
With one solitary jaguar back in the U.S., and plans in the works to move its conservation forward, could we soon see a real return of this long-absent native species?
More than 109 million acres of protected public lands are officially designated as wilderness areas. Do you know what these lands mean to the wildlife you care about?
We’re happy to share that this week a federal district court in Tucson put the brakes on the “Sunnyside” project, an exploratory drilling project near Patagonia which would have destructive impacts on threatened species like the jaguar, Mexican spotted owl and ocelot.