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Last week the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service formally proposed to remove federal protection for most gray wolves across the United States. Defenders plans to use the 90-day comment period to organize strong and vocal opposition from supporters like you, to make sure the decision makers in Washington hear what America thinks about the premature delisting of gray wolves.
Wildlife supporters from all over the country flew to D.C. to meet with their elected officials and ask them to further fund wildlife management agencies and continue supporting the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Volunteers went to both sides of the aisle, telling the nation's leaders of their connection to the wild, and the importance of recovering endangered wildlife.
Imagine if wildlife couldn't migrate? This could become a reality for the wildlife that inhabits and migrates across our nation's southern border if unnecessary and anti-environmental provisions are included in the immigration reform bill. Defenders and our supporters are speaking out to protect borderland wildlife and encouraging our government to find a win-win solution for both security and environmental concerns.
Did you know that up to a billion birds die each year from crashing into windows? While shiny surfaces may have an aesthetic allure, one tip to save a bird's life is to leave your window a little dirty. Learn more »
Follow our President Jamie Rappaport Clark on twitter and facebook to hear the latest on defenders efforts to conserve wildlife!