Library Search More Search Options Looking for more? Visit Career Opportunities to join our team at Earthjustice Visit Action Alerts for ways to get involved and take action Visit Our Team to meet Earthjustice's senior leadership and program staff Press Release August 3, 2016 Millions of Acres of Forest Will Remain Protected for Marbled Murrelets in Washington, Oregon, California Timber industry attempt to open lands to logging fails, but designation still neglects critical marine areas, old-growth forests on state, private lands Document March 2, 2015 Decision: Logging Industry Fails Again to Strip Threatened Seabird of Protections Court upholds marbled murrelet protection in Washington, Oregon, and California Press Release: Victory March 2, 2015 Logging Industry Fails Again to Strip Threatened Seabird of Protections Court upholds marbled murrelet protection in Washington, Oregon, and California feature November 27, 2013 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. Document September 5, 2013 Marbled Murrelet: Final Order Document September 5, 2013 Marbled Murrelet: Memorandum Opinion Press Release September 5, 2013 Logging Industry Loses Latest Attack on Threatened Seabird Marbled murrelets, a unique coastal bird, and their old-growth forest habitat will remain protected Document April 1, 2013 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. Press Release: Victory April 1, 2013 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. Document October 24, 2012 Marbled Murrelet Letter to President Obama Press Release October 24, 2012 21 Conservation Groups Call on Obama Administration to Save Pacific Northwest’s Vanishing Marbled Murrelet Administration proposes to strip nearly 4 million acres of protected habitat from threatened seabird Press Release April 10, 2012 Groups Join Legal Battle to Protect Rare Seabird from Timber Industry Attack Marbled murrelet faces extinction without protection Document June 17, 2009 Marbled Murrelet – Final 5-Year Review 2009 USFWS report which finds for the continued protection of marbled murrelets in Washington, Oregon, and California, in contrats to the 2004 review. Press Release: Victory June 17, 2009 Fish and Wildlife Service Reverses Bush Policy, Protects Rare Seabird Decision one more reason to withdraw Bush Oregon logging plan Press Release July 3, 2008 Two Rulings Protect Rare Seabird Marbled murrelets outmaneuver timber industry efforts to remove protections Document March 5, 2008 Federal Register: Murrelet Critical Habitat Revision Withdrawn Federal register notice that the proposed Murrelet critical habitat revision is withdrawn Press Release: Victory March 5, 2008 Conservation Efforts to Protect Rare Seabird Habitat Pay Off Marbled murrelets and old-growth forests remain protected Document February 5, 2008 Marbled Murrelet Order (02/05/08) A federal court rejected a timber industry attempt to emove Endangered Species Act protections that have been in place since 1992.