Keeping America’s Wildlife Protected
Wildlife are constantly under threat from climate change, habitat destruction, hunting and fishing, as well as mismanagement. PEER works with public employees to identify areas of concern and protect wildlife, in many cases from the actions of public agencies.
Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles
The Kemp’s ridley sea turtle is the rarest species of sea turtle and is critically endangered.
Pesticides threaten bees and other pollinators which sustain flowering plants and our food supply
Louisiana Black Bears
In danger of extinction, the court battle rages on
During the past dozen years, the endangered Florida manatee has made only tenuous progress toward recovery
Cormorants / Proposed federal rules would allow more killing by states of fish-eating cormorants
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NEWS FROM PEER
Groups Push for Federal Intervention to Curb Endangered Species Act Violations
Washington Rancher Wiped Out 15% of State’s Wolves in Violation of Federal Rules
War on Wolves and Science Having been eradicated from the lower 48 states due to unfettered hunting during the early twentieth century, gray wolves (Canis lupus) have been a hallmark species for the success of the Endangered Species Act. More than twenty years after...
As gray wolves return to their native habitat, some livestock operators have voiced alarm. These concerns can be put to rest by effective non-lethal control programs. In Washington State, for example, the Legislature launched an effort to better understand...
Independent Accreditation Urged to Ensure Integrity of Research Results
Record Number of Florida Manatees Killed by Boat Collisions
80% Killed in Collisions – a New All-Time High Rate and Number
Other Scandals Overshadowed Protection Rollbacks for Wildlife and Habitats
Impact of Larger Toll on Sustainable Park Wildlife Populations Poorly Understood
Has Interior Leadership Void Enabled Allowed Reclamation to Go Totally Rogue?
New BLM Figures Show Little Progress in Healing Lands Degraded by Overgrazing
Auditors Find Reclamation “Wasted” Millions in Drought & Wildlife Relief Funds
Retreat Is Attempted Defense for Illegal Promulgation of Refuge Give-Away Plan
Malheur Refuge Still Closed as Refuge System Is Hollowed out from Within
Air-Hunts and “Judas Wolf” Tactics Wipe out Natural Sustainable Wolf Populations
Refuge Mission, Public Access and Fate of Bison Herd Placed at Tribal Discretion
“Skilled Volunteers” to “Lethally Remove” Marooned Cattalos on Parks North Rim
“Depredation” Orders for Double-Crested Cormorants Rescinded Immediately
NPS Paper Claiming Hybrids as Native Wildlife Dropped but Successor Still in Wings
Political Involvement in Discipline Prohibited by Hatch Act