Taxonomy Archives: Land and Wildlife
Conservation groups intervene in permit case to protect Tennessee’s Duck River from unchecked water withdrawals
MARSHALL COUNTY, Tenn. — Represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center, The Nature Conservancy and Tennessee Wildlife Federation are intervening in a permitting case to support the state’s effo...
State-sanctioned horseshoe crab confinement threatens shorebirds
CHARLESTON, S.C. — A group of conservationists is preparing to sue the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and Charles River Laboratories for penning horseshoe crabs in manmade ponds for an...
SELC statement on repeal of narrowed habitat protections under the Endangered Species Act
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Today the Biden administration announced its proposal to rescind the Trump administration’s narrowed definition of ‘habitat’ under the Endangered Species Act.