Wildlife Protection

Jeff Ruch

Jeff serves as Director of Pacific PEER, headquartered in California, and was PEER’s Executive Director from 1997 to 2019. Previously, he was the Policy Director and a staff attorney at the Government Accountability Project, representing whistleblowers from both the public and private sectors. Before coming to DC, Jeff worked in California state government for 17 years, mostly in the State Legislature as counsel to various committees where he drafted hundreds of laws on topics ranging from energy conservation to the rights of employed inventors. Jeff served stints as a deputy district attorney, and an appellate court clerk and is a graduate of the California Correctional Officers Academy.

PEERMail | Banning Lead Ammunition in National Parks

by | November 29, 2022
One of the great tragedies of lead ammunition is the widespread poisoning it causes to wildlife ...

Ban Lead Ammunition and Tackle from National Parks

by | November 17, 2022
Groups Petition to Protect Wildlife, Human Health and the Environment ...

NOAA Passes the Buck on Alaska Crab Fishery Collapses

by | November 16, 2022
Denies Blame for Wildly Inflated Population Estimates Causing Overfishing ...

COMMENTARY | Saving Species Under Threat

by | November 15, 2022
Protecting biodiversity and endangered species such as the North Atlantic Right Whale is one of the great challenges of our time ...

PEERMail | Are Wild Horses to Blame for Failing Rangeland Health?

by | November 14, 2022
BLM must address overgrazing on public lands and stop scapegoating wild horses for failing land health ...

COMMENTARY | Countering the Western War on Wolves

by | November 2, 2022
A science-based approach to wolf and predator management is the key to restoring ecological balance in America’s Western lands ...
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