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Hunting & Wildlife Management

Bison get grazing space in Montana but settlement puts wolves in the crosshairs

ANIMAL PEOPLE, April 2011:

MISSOULA, Montana--Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer on March 17, 2011 authorized bison wandering out of Yellowstone National Park to graze within the Gardiner Basin, flanking the Yellowstone River on either side for about 13 miles north of Yellowstone. Bison who wander farther, into the Paradise Valley south of Livingston, will be shot, said Montana gubernatorial natural resources advisor Mike Volesky.

Human Decency to Canada Seals? Only With Rational Policy-Makers

March 25, 2011

The Victoria Vegan Newsletter

There are generally two sides to a story, but in the case of seals, the majority of Canadian views are being grossly misrepresented at the International level.

The European Union (EU) recently banned imports of commercially-killed seal products (fur, oil and flesh), denying Canadian seal-killers profits. Key markets now closed to seal pelts include Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Finland, Greece and Poland.

Hands Around the Lake

Saturday, March 26th, 12:30pm, Prospect Park Lake, Brooklyn NY
-- Enter at Vanderbilt Street & Prospect Park SW

Call Off the Slaughter & Harassment of Canada Geese

Protest Against Deer Management


CONTACT: Nancy Rice, Friends of Animals, 203-656-1522 E-mail

"Audubon donors deserve to know that their donations are funding deadly ideas, and Connecticut's people must insist that the Department of Environmental Protection stop making excuses to kill," says Nancy Rice of Friends of Animals.

Open Letter to Dale Garner, Chief, Wildlife Bureau, Iowa Division of Natural Resources

This letter is in response to the killing of a small herd of elk living in Allamakee County, Iowa by the Iowa Division of Natural Resource (DNR).

Despite a glaring lack of evidence that these elk are infected with Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), Iowa DNR officials state that they must kill the elk in order to prevent this disease from spreading. However, no disease is controlled by slaughtering animals who aren't infected with it.

Opening Arctic Refuge Only Feeds Oil Addiction

Anchorage Daily News
COMPASS: Other points of view

If the BP Gulf of Mexico and Exxon Valdez oil spills teach us anything, it's that precious ecosystems can be forever damaged by oil.

Half a century ago this week, Republican President Dwight D. Eisenhower created the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve for its "unique wildlife, wilderness and recreational values." Expanded and renamed, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge remains the largest and only intact Arctic ecosystem in the United States.

A case for not killing the Valley Forge deer

Philadelphia Inquirer

Officials' plan to hunt them is cruel and pointless.

By Lee Hall and Maryanne Appel

Last winter, our advocacy groups sued to save the Valley Forge deer from a plan to kill most of them, and park officials agreed to hold their fire. This year, the officials regrouped, and the shooting has begun.

To hunt or not to hunt, that is the deer question

The Connecticut Post
Makayla Silva, Staff Writer

"I do not think deer need to be called overpopulated. There is an overpopulation of people." Priscilla Feral, President of Friends of Animals

It is no coincidence the height of the white-tail deer mating season coincides with the start of the firearms hunting season in Connecticut.

Support The Right To Arm Bears Rally

Reject the Slaughter
Defend Black Bears in New Jersey
Friday, Dec. 3, 1pm-3pm
State House, Trenton, NJ

Your presence is urgently needed at a rally organized by Friends of Animals (FoA) and joined by NJ-based group Heart for Animals, on Friday, December 3rd, where we'll protest New Jersey's bear hunt directly to Gov. Chris Christie's (R-NJ) office at the State House in Trenton, New Jersey, during working hours so that critics of the mean-spirited, ignorant hunt are heard.