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Hunting & Wildlife Management

Cheers and Jeers

We have a cheer today about the news that a misguided bear hunt proposed in Florida has been delayed due to public pressure. State game commissioners agreed Wednesday not to hold a bear hunt for at least two years.

FoA to Kennedy: ‘You took the bait and sold out CT’s bears’

For Immediate Release
March 30, 2017
Contact: Priscilla Feral, President, Friends of Animals 203.656.0267;

Help predator protections in Alaska National Wildlife Refuges remain intact

We have a huge jeer for the U.S. House of Representatives because members passed a Congressional Review Act resolution (H. J. Res. 69) yesterday to rescind the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) Alaska National Wildlife Refuges Rule.

Wisconsin Club Hosts Cruel Killing Contest to "...put the hurt on some coyotes"

We’re disgusted to learn that an ironically named “conservation club” in Burlington, WI will be hosting a coyote trophy hunting contest this weekend intended to “put the hurt on some coyotes”. Abysmal grammar aside, this killing contest is sickening on many levels including the fact that prizes will be given out to hunters who kill the longest and shortest coyotes and that rabbits will be included in the slaughter as well. 

Trumps Raise Funds with Guns

Friends of Animals is disgusted by the news that known trophy-hunters Donald Jr.

URGENT: Your phone call/handwritten letter could kill the NJ bear hunt once and for all

New Jersey's grisly 2016 bear hunt ended Saturday with a record 636 bears slaughtered—bringing the total number of bears killed since Gov. Chris Christie approved a bear hunt in 2010 to appease his hunting cronies to a tragic 3,017.