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Howling Across America to Save Wolves

photo by John Hyde
Like Humans, Wolves Live In Families. Like Humans, Wolves Need Friends.

Protesters Cry Foul Over Inwood Geese Round-up


By Chris Glorioso

Canada Goose

Protesters ramped up complaints about geese extermination outside Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Upper East Side home after one woman stumbled upon geese exterminators rounding up the animals in Inwood Hill Park.

Suzanne Soehner was walking her dog inside the park and says she stumbled upon federal wildlife officers preparing to kill dozens of Canada geese Tuesday morning.

"Goose Watch" Stakeout Plan Launched in Prospect Park

For Immediate Release:

Contact: Edita Birnkrant, NY director, Friends of Animals 917.940.2725

Advocates Demand an End to Bird Removal and Killing

Announcing the 2011 Ocean Heroes

The OCEANA Beacon
by Emily Fisher

Peter Wallerstein
Peter Wallerstein (left) releases a sea lion back into the wild.

Happy World Oceans Day, everyone!

On patrol! Group starts a 24/7 'goosewatch' in Prospect Park


The Brooklyn Paper

Meet the goose patrol

A group of watchdogs has launched "a 24/7 goose watch" in Prospect Park to prevent federal officials from once again slaughtering their feathered friends.

Funny up to a point

Connecticut Post

Letter to the Editor


Realizing Charles Walsh's column's a stab at humor, it succeeds when telling us a roto-tiller chased a New Jersey resident around the yard. You've offended us, however, when advocating that readers gun for squirrels, or consider birds worth poisoning -- too worthless to admire.

Wild Horses and Burros can have their water -- and drink it too

"One thing we don't have are a lot of the facts." - Senate Committee Chairman Mark Manendo

By Catherine Burt
Friends of Animals

wild horse

UPDATE: May, 23 2011

Responding to a firestorm of public outrage against Nevada bill AB 329, which sought to deny water rights for wild horses and burros, the Senate Natural Resources Committee chose not to take action on the bill without further study.