Recent jaguar sightings have given new hope and added a sense of renewed urgency to the jaguar recovery effort in the United States.
Posts Tagged: critical habitat
While these projects most definitely directly impact a species that has been identified as threatened and is dependent on the habitat where they would be built, Silver State South and Stateline’s approval is most troubling for a bigger reason. You see, this isn’t just an issue for the Ivanpah Valley. Developers and agencies need to be conscious of how and where they plan energy projects all across the country. They need to look at renewable energy planning with a landscape-wide lens, understanding that building in the right places and making an effort to minimize environmental impacts from the start are essential.
In the high Sierra Nevada, three rare amphibians face a variety of threats from humans, grazing livestock and a deadly disease. But now these creatures may finally be on their way to getting the protection they need.
In an outrageous move, the Obama administration has proposed a new plan for our national forests, setting aside vital protections that have protected the homes of lynx and other imperiled wildlife since Ronald Reagan was president. Please take action to save our national forests today.
The US Fish and Wildlife Service will consider expanding its critical habitat designation for lynx yet again to include to include Colorado and other important parts of the animal’s range.