This small group of people is indeed changing the world.

WELC is on a winning streak, saving wild places, wildlife, and communities across the West.

VICTORY!

Wolverines will be reconsidered for protection under the Endangered Species Act! Only 250-300 remain in the wild.

VICTORY!

We protected clean water from coal mine pollution in Montana! We stopped toxic metals from being dumped into waterways!

State oil and gas rules are falling short to control methane waste on public lands.

This report shows why a strong federal rule is needed.

OUR MOST IMPORTANT PARTNER: YOU

Join us in
Defending the West

Highlight Block

JOB OPENINGS: TWO STAFF ATTORNEYS IN SEATTLE. We seek two dynamic, experienced attorneys to join our team on a full-time basis to defend and advocate for a broad array of federal and state climate and conservation protections.

2016 VICTORY VIDEO: THE IMPACT OF YOUR SUPPORT ACROSS THE WEST

TAKE ACTION!

Prevent Grizzly Bears from Losing Endangered Species Act Protection!


Front Articles

Headlines

Health, Environmental, and Tribal Groups Applaud Order Denying Industry Efforts to Halt BLM Methane Waste Rule Implementation (News Release 1/17/16)

Rule Would Reduce Egregious Methane Waste, Benefit Taxpayers, Communities, Public Health

Sixteen national, regional, tribal and local public health and environmental groups representing millions of Americans applaud a decision issued yesterday by Wyoming...

Advocacy in action: Decades-long effort earns 20-year mining ban in Kalmiopsis Wild Rivers (News Release 11/13/16)

Administration acts to protect steelhead, wild salmon for decades

This week, the Obama Administration took strong administrative action to protect an area in southwest Oregon's Rogue-Siskiyou National Forest with the highest concentration of designated...

Indigenous Leaders Rally in Santa Fe to Stop Chaco Oil and Gas Sale (Media Advisory 1/11/17)

Navajo Chapter Presidents, Tribal members, and New Mexico Water Protectors call on BLM State Office to Cancel January Auction

On January 25, 2017, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is scheduled to hold an online auction of 843 acres of public lands near Chaco Culture National Historical Park for oil and...

Syndicate content

Campaigns

Defending and restoring the natural heritage of the West
Protecting and recovering wildlife indigenous to the West
Fighting dirty energy while promoting a clean, renewable energy future in the West