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"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

Friends of Animals, Philadelphia Advocates For the Deer Oppose Efforts to Throw Parks Open to Sunday Hunting

9 June 2011


PHILADELPHIA AND CHESTER COUNTY "“ Today, Thursday 9 June, at an out-of-the-way resort hotel in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives' Game and Fisheries Committee will hold a hearing to discuss ending the prohibition on Sunday hunting in Pennsylvania. The hearing will begin at 6.30 pm at Seven Springs Mountain Resort (777 Waterwheel Drive, Seven Springs, PA 15622).

Save the Prospect Park Goslings

-Tell Mayor Bloomberg to END the War on NYC Wildlife!

These four goslings are the newest residents of Prospect Park Lake. They hatched in the Brooklyn park on May 7th, despite an intrusive procedure by park officials called egg addling, which destroys eggs and traumatizes the goose parents, who aggressively protect their eggs and babies from harm.

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.

Afraid for Wolves

Summer Act'ionLine 2011 -- Preview

by Priscilla Feral

Although gray wolves were reintroduced into the Northern Rocky Mountains in 1995, with promises to foster their recovery, wolf persecution resurfaced 14 years later. In March 2009, the Obama administration's Interior Secretary Ken Salazar activated a Bush administration plan to delist wolves in the Northern Rockies from the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

Help Shape the Future of the National Wildlife Refuge System: Deadline -- Friday, April 22


The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is asking for our input-and it's crucial that animal advocates weigh in on the future of our National Wildlife Refuge System. The National Wildlife Refuge System, which is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, contains more than 150 million acres-with the stated intent to "conserve America's fish, wildlife and plants."

Who's afraid of the big, bad wolf?

Image courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

High Country News

By Heather Hansen, Red Lodge Clearing House

Wolves Need Your Help NOW

The current budget bill before Congress contains a provision that will take gray wolves off the Endangered Species List in Montana and Idaho. Animal advocates only have a short time to speak out. Currently, there isn't a Senator who has introduced an amendment that will remove this deadly rider from the budget bill.

Zimbabwe Expert: The Truth About Killing 'Problem' Elephants

AOL News -- Apr. 1, 2011

by Dana Kennedy Contributor

Zimbabwe's premier conservationist, a 62-year-old man who says he's endured assassination attempts for trying to preserve wildlife in one of Africa's poorest and most repressive countries, can't watch the video showing Bob Parsons, the billionaire CEO of, shooting and killing an elephant.