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Marbled Murrelet Delisting Intervention

The Latest On: Marbled Murrelet Delisting Intervention

November 27, 2013 | Feature

ESA Advocate: Kristen Boyles' Forests of Feathers

Attorney Kristen Boyles has spent most of her career using the Endangered Species Act to protect species like the murrelet, salmon, and another ancient forest denizen, the northern spotted owl.

October 29, 2013 | In the News: The Columbian

Federal Judge Rules to Protect Habitat of Threatened Seabird

A federal judge in Washington D.C. rejected a plea made by timber industries to expand logging into the habitat of a threatened species. Marbled murrelets, which need old growth forest to nest, are listed on the Endangered Species Act and this was the timber industry's fourth attempt in the past decade to eliminate protections for the forests.

April 1, 2013 | Press Release: Victory

Protections Retained for Threatened Seabird

Earthjustice defended the marbled murrelet in the Pacific Northwest from a proposal to delist the seabird as a threatened species and open up its old-growth-forest nesting habitat to development.

April 1, 2013 | Legal Document

D.C. District Court Murrelet Decision

D.C. district court rejects both a proposal to eliminate critical habitat protections as well as a direct challenge to the murrelet’s protections under the Endangered Species Act.