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September 10, 2014 | Case

Saving the Endangered Mexican Gray Wolf

With only 83 individuals and five breeding pairs in the wild, Mexican gray wolves remain at serious risk of extinction. Recovery planning and implementation, legally required under the Endangered Species Act, are necessary to ensure the lobos’ survival.

August 22, 2014 | Press Release: Victory

Judge Halts Plan to Eliminate Secure Grizzly Bear Habitat in Northwest Montana

A federal judge has blocked a plan to carve new roads into a 36,700-acre block of secure grizzly bear habitat within the Stillwater State Forest in northwest Montana. The judge’s ruling, issued late Thursday, preserves the “Stillwater Core” grizzly bear habitat from elimination under a plan by the State of Montana that called for building new roads to open the area to increased logging.

July 17, 2014 | Photos

Images from the Crown of the Continent

The Crown of the Continent ecosystem serves as a critical refuge for grizzly bears, wolverines, and more. Conservationist Gene Sentz shares his photos of the ten-million acre expanse of land whose untouched wilderness harkens back to the days of Lewis & Clark.

July 10, 2014 | Photos

Roadless Area Photo Slideshow

The nearly 60 million acres of wild national forest lands protected under the 2001 Roadless Rule provide refuge for many species. Clearly, the best future for these lands and the people who enjoy them is to leave them as they are.

May 14, 2014 | Photos

Photographer Tom Murphy on Wildlife and Yellowstone

Wildlife photographer Tom Murphy is well known for documenting the beauty and wildlife of Yellowstone National Park. He shares photos and experiences from decades of hiking, camping and skiing across Yellowstone, a place he refers to as "one of the finest wild land ecosystems in the world."

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