Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Eco-news from PEER: NM Petroglyphs win, CA Sonoran Desert dunes, MI wetlands

Algodones Dunes, Sonoran Desert, SE Calif.
TUCSON -- Recent news from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER.org), where I serve as Southwest Director & Ecologist.

NEW PETROGLYPH PACT BETTER PROTECTS MONUMENT
National Park Standards and Management Extended to City of ABQ-Owned Lands

BIG ROLLBACK OF CALIFORNIA DESERT PROTECTION 
BLM to Open 49,300 Acres of Algodones Dunes Plan to Off-Road Vehicles

EPA AND MICHIGAN FACE SHOWDOWN ON WETLAND PROTECTIONS
Pending Bill Violates Federal Law and Threatens Michigan’s Wetlands Delegation

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