Posts Tagged: Endangered Species Act

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up: 08/04/17 »

Your weekly roundup of wildlife news from across the country. Wild stories from the Week: One of the biggest challenges to the effectiveness of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is the absence of programs to monitor habitat conditions and compliance with ESA permits. To help overcome this challenge, we developed a cost-effective technique to automatically… Read more »

ESA Under Attack on Capitol Hill »

They’re at it again. Today Congress reviewed six bills over the course of two legislative hearings in both the House and Senate that would undermine the Endangered Species Act (ESA). This is just the latest chapter in the ongoing assault against the ESA by one of the most anti-wildlife Congresses we’ve seen in decades. Here’s… Read more »

Celebrating the Distinctly American Eagle this 4th of July »

This 4th of July, we are taking a moment to celebrate our national animal, the symbol of freedom and, perhaps most importantly for our work at Defenders, a true testament to the power and effectiveness of the Endangered Species Act: the bald eagle.