Opened nine million acres of Western land to oil and gas drilling by weakening habitat protections for the sage grouse, an imperiled bird with an elaborate mating dance.
Overturned a ban on the use of lead ammunition and fishing tackle on federal lands.
Overturned a ban on the hunting of predators in Alaskan wildlife refuges.
Ended an Obama-era rule barring hunters on some Alaska public lands from using bait to lure and kill grizzly bears.
Withdrew proposed limits on the number of endangered marine mammals and sea turtles that people who fish could unintentionally kill or injure with sword-fishing nets on the West Coast. In 2018, California issued a state rule prohibiting the use of the nets the rule was intending to regulate.
Amended fishing regulations for a number of species to allow for longer seasons and higher catch rates.
Rolled back a roughly 40-year-old interpretation of a policy aimed at protecting migratory birds, potentially running afoul of treaties with Canada and Mexico.
Overturned a ban on using parts of migratory birds in handicrafts made by Alaskan Natives.
Proposed stripping the Endangered Species Act of key provisions.
Proposed relaxing environmental protections for salmon and smelt in California’s Central Valley in order to free up water for farmers.