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The Latest On: Wild Lands

March 5, 2011 | Audio

Client Gene Sentz: Protecting The Rocky Mountain Front

Gene Sentz, co-founder of the Friends of the Rocky Mountain Front, discusses his organization's work to ban oil and gas leasing on the Front in the late 90s. Since then, Earthjustice has worked with organizations like Gene's to continue to protect the Rocky Mountain Front, the surrounding landscape and the wildlife that reside there from harmful development.

February 26, 2011 | Video

Wolves Return to Yellowstone

Doug Honnold speaks about his job as a lawyer fighting for the animals and wild places of the Yellowstone ecosystem, during the time he was managing attorney of Earthjustice's Northern Rockies office.

January 20, 2011 | Feature

How The Earth Got A Lawyer

For more than 100 years, miners, rascals and even Mickey Mouse failed to tame one of America's wildest places. Nature defeated most of those misguided adventurers, but it took the partnership of some plucky lawyers to finally preserve the Sierra's majestic Mineral King. Their pioneering efforts laid the cornerstone of environmental law and gave birth to Earthjustice.

May 24, 2010 | Feature

Exhilaration As Dam Falls on Rogue River

The Rogue River in Oregon is running free for the first time in 88 years—thanks to Earthjustice. Attorney Mike Sherwood tells how this dam removal is just part of the larger effort to restore salmon and steelhead runs throughout the West Coast.

February 12, 2010 | Case

Tongass Roadless Exemption

Tongass roadless areas are needed to maintain healthy populations of many wildlife species. It is vital for the region's tourism industry, as well as commercial fishing, subsistence, and recreation.