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Groups call to halt removal of protections for red-cockaded woodpeckers

Shortly after President Biden took office, his administration released an executive order directing agencies to engage in science-based decisionm...

Conservation organizations file motion to suspend horseshoe crab harvest

Last week, conservation groups asked a federal district court judge to halt a planned blood harvest of thousands of horseshoe crabs in Cape Romai...

Trump administration finalizes rule narrowing habitat protected by Endangered Species Act

In its final days in office, the Trump administration is continuing its assault on environmental regulations. The administration finalized a rule...

Coalition calls on Service to maintain endangered status for red-cockaded woodpecker

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced a  proposal to remove protections for red-cockaded woodpeckers as an endangered species and...

Conservation groups sue USFWS to save wild red wolves

Updated 11/23 at 9am: SELC filed a Motion for Preliminary Injunction in the new red wolf case, asking for more specific emergency relief to save...

Federal proposal would remove key protections for endangered red-cockaded woodpecker

In another shot at endangered species protections, this month the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service proposed a downlisting from endangered status that...

Harvest of horseshoe crabs for blood challenged at SC wildlife refuge

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is failing to follow the law and its obligation to protect one of South Carolina’s most pristine coastal sanct...

Endangered Nashville crayfish at risk of losing protections

Thirty-four years ago, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service classified the Nashville crayfish as endangered. But now, the agency wants to remove th...

Trump administration proposal looks to weaken Endangered Species Act

The Trump administration’s ongoing efforts to weaken the Endangered Species Act continue with a proposed regulation that would narrow what qualif...

Nashville native is the latest target of endangered species rollbacks

The Nashville crayfish is a unique species — the only one whose entire range is confined to Nashville’s Mill Creek watershed. Since the mid-1980s...

Iconic southern bird at risk of losing key federal protections

The iconic red-cockaded woodpecker has been considered endangered for nearly fifty years. Now, the federal agency tasked with protecting the spec...