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Deer hunting season opens today

The Hour

By CHASE WRIGHT
Hour Staff Writer

"The idea that we're going to shoot our way out of all of our problems, that ain't going to happen," said Priscilla Feral, president of the Darien-based nonprofit Friends of Animals.

Beginning today, the Devil's Den Preserve in Weston will be closed to the public on select days while deer hunting season gets under way statewide.

AN IMPORTANT DEMONSTRATION AT VALLEY FORGE PARK TO PROTEST DEER SLAUGHTER

A demonstration will be held at Valley Forge Park on Sunday November 7th from 2:00-4:00PM, in the Lower Welcome Center Parking Lot to oppose the park's deer management plan.

Valley Forge Park sets deer shoots after year's delay

UPDATE: FRIENDS OF ANIMALS AND CARE WILL HOLD A DEMONSTRATION AT THE PARK THIS SATURDAY, 9 October, 2-4 PM.

The permit has been approved for our group by the Park administration and the Superintendent has signed it.

Meet us in the parking lot near the bicycle rentals and restrooms. That is officially the First Amendment Zone and on Park maps it is identified as:

"Lower Welcome Center Parking Lot."

Look for the bright blue Friends of Animals banner.

Outrageous: Minnesota Hunters Unleashed on Sandhill Cranes

Friends of Animals Calls on Minnesotans and All Bird Advocates to Defend Birds

For Immediate Release: 3 Sept. 2010

Contact: Parker Lewis by EMAIL

Priscilla Feral by EMAIL

Who'd want to be an animal around us? Horses chased down with helicopters. Geese gassed in New York. And now it's a sandhill crane hunting season in Minnesota, scheduled for the 4th of September through October 10th.

Conn. Journalist Out-Thinks Hunters

Doubts about deer economic study
September 2, 2010
Stamford Advocate Editorial

The "Economic Impact of Deer Overpopulation in Fairfield County, CT" presents some staggering conclusions.

The World Cup: Kangaroos Underfoot

For Immediate Release
Contact: Parker Lewis 925.451-3866 (parker@friendsofanimals.org)

San Francisco, CA "“ "The World Cup comes around and everyone wants their team to reach the trophy. In the meantime, kangaroos are being killed for cleat shoes," says Parker Lewis for Friends of Animals.

Canadas seal hunt to close early after low harvest

Sydney Morning Herald Online

by Michel Comte

A lack of sea ice in one of the warmest Canadian winters on record and a European boycott have ruined what was to be a banner seal hunt off Canada's Atlantic coast this month, according to officials and sealers.

Canada's Fisheries Minister Gail Shea last month increased by 50,000 the allowable catch of harp seals this season to 330,000, in defiance of a ban on seal products by the European Union.

Legislature rejects game board pick after wolf-skinning video surfaces

[Legal question pressed by Friends of Animals: Will this rejection of the fur tanner, trap-seller, etc. invalidate the Board of Game's vote and thus Proposal 63 to eliminate the buffer zone for wolves around Denali National Park?]

KTUU Television Breaking News

by Jeremy Hsieh
The Associated Press

JUNEAU, Alaska -- The Legislature has rejected the appointment of Al Barrette to the Board of Game.

March for Mustangs Rally

Friends of Animals hosted the March for Mustangs to protest the Bureau of Land Managements round up of wild horses and burros on public lands.

A press conference and rally took place on Thursday, 25 March at 1 pm in Lafayette Square Park, followed by a march to the Department of the Interior building (17th and C Streets, N.W.), where FoA President Priscilla Feral personally delivered an open letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar urging him to end the round up and confinement of these animals.

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