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“NEAR RIOT CONDITIONS” IN UTAH OFF-ROAD GATHERING

Irresponsible ORV Use Becoming Major Law Enforcement Challenge

BUSH ADMINISTRATION FAILS TO PROTECT RARE SAND MOUNTAIN BLUE BUTTERFLY

SAN FRANCISCO— The Bush administration today refused to extend the protections of the Endangered Species Act to the rare Sand Mountain blue butterfly, despite the fact that it has steadily declined…

RARE BUTTERFLY PROTECTED BY EMERGENCY OFF-ROAD VEHICLE CLOSURE IN SAND MTN NEVADA

RENO, Nev.– Yesterday the Bureau of Land Management announced an emergency closure of 3,985 acres of public land in and adjacent to the Sand Mountain Recreation Area near Fallon, Nevada, to off-road…

ALGODONES DUNES TO STAY PROTECTED FROM ORV ABUSE

Court Enjoins Access until Environmental Reviews Completed

DESERT PRESERVATION LAWSUIT FILED

Agency Staff, Rural Residents and Conservation Groups Challenge Off-Road Vehicle Abuse

ALGODONES DUNES WILL STAY PROTECTED

Court Rejects Bush Administration Bid for Off-Road Lobby

GROUPS MOVE TO PROTECT GREAT BASIN DUNES BUTTERFLY AND HABITAT

Bush Interior Department Failing To Protect Sand Mountain Blue From Off-Road Vehicle Excess

COURT RULES BUSH ADMINISTRATION'S OFF-ROAD PLAN IS ILLEGAL THREAT TO DESERT WEB-OF-LIFE

To help recovery, off-road vehicles ordered off 572,000 acres of desert tortoise critical habitat

BUSH ADMINISTRATION HACKS DUNES ENDANGERED SPECIES CRITICAL HABITAT

Local FWS biologists' science-based proposal gutted

CONSERVATIONISTS MOVE TO PROTECT 16 ALGODONES DUNES ENDEMIC SPECIES FROM BUSH OFF-ROAD PLAN

BLM's plan to open 86% to off-roading puts rare desert wildlife at risk of extinction