Our top priority campaigns reflect the
most urgent issues that we face in the American West and in our Nation. In each of our four programs — wildlife,
wildplaces, wild rivers and climate & energy — we seek to confront
destructive policies and practices and pave the way for a more harmonious means
to co-exist with nature. Each top
priority campaign is designed to have the greatest impact. Through strategic
focus, measurable goals and targeted funding, we are able to stretch our conservation
dollars and make progress towards cleaner air, more abundant wildlife, protected
lands and restored rivers.
Stay tuned for new priority campaigns.
We intend to continue being a fierce Force
Pressing for protections for ecological heroes.
Endangered Species Protection
Protecting imperiled species from extinction.
Ending Public Lands Trapping in New Mexico
Striving for the end of cruel and dangerous trapping on our public lands in New Mexico.
Ending the War on Wildlife
Advocating for the end to the federal government’s taxpayer-funded wildlife killing program.
Protecting the Prairie Dog Empire
Working to ensure that the ecological engineers of the West survive an onslaught of threats.
Wolves in the American West
Ensuring that these majestic icons of the West survive for future generations.
Clean Waters, Wild Forests
Using the Clean Water Act to protect streams and rivers, which in turn protect the forests in which they are found.
Climate Laboratory: The Jemez Mountains
A living climate laboratory to study the effects of
warmer temperatures, changes in precipitation and wildlife responses.
A balanced approach to our reform of public lands policy and protection of wild
places with on-the-ground forest and watershed restoration.
Public Lands Advocacy
Using grassroots campaigns, administrative processes and the courts to
challenge destructive public land management policy and proposals.
Saving the Sagebrush Sea
Revitalizing the vast sage landscape that is one of North America’s most endangered ecosystems.
The Greater Gila: America’s First Wilderness
Working with public lands ranchers to promote win-win solutions and expand wilderness designation in an awe-inspiring landscape.
Free Flowing Rio Grande
Doing what it takes to make sure the West’s great river has rights to her own waters.
Fostering and promoting a volunteer based approach to riparian restoration.
Power Past Coal
Curbing the use of fossil fuels and promoting appropriate renewable energy.
Wild Skies of the West
Keeping our blue skies blue.
A future of 100% clean energy.