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Hunting & Wildlife Management

Ducks & Geese To Be Shot & Killed at Pequannock Valley Park, NJ

Please Attend Township Council Meeting, April 23, 7:30pm to
Voice Your Opposition Calls & Emails Also Needed

Pequannock Township, in Morris Country, New Jersey is planning to shoot and kill ducks and geese at 27 acre Pequannock Valley Park, a swimming lake with a beach area that is open to the public, and the adjacent 40 acre Woodland Lake, home to many species of birds, waterfowl and other wildlife.

2013 New York State Lobby Day for Animals

Tuesday, May 7- Roundtrip Bus Reserved

Ban Shooting Contests -- Prohibit Devocalization -- Prohibit Horse-Drawn Carriages in NYC

New York residents are invited to join Friends of Animals and League of Humane Voters on May 7th for NY State Lobby Day in Albany as we meet with NY Senators and Assembly Members in the Capitol to educate and urge passage of three critically important animal protection bills currently pending in the New York State Legislature.

Stop the unjustified killing and hunting of Montana's wolves. Use science!

Petition "Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks; Governor Bullock of Montana

Will you take 30 seconds to sign it right now?

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Mamaroneck village backs off plan to kill geese--Emails & calls still needed

The efforts of Friends of Animals and other local groups and residents have led the Mamaroneck Board of Trustees to back off from their plans to slaughter Canada Geese this summer, and from their signed contract with the USDA, as the article below details.

Please contact each member of the Mamaroneck Board of Trustees below and urge them to commit to habitat/landscape modification as outlined in Friends of Animals' Canada Goose Habitat Modification Manual in addition to instituting a formal clean-up plan for goose droppings in parks.

Proposed bear-hunt bill goes to hearing

Danbury News Times

Robert Miller

Priscilla Feral, the president of Friends of Animals, said Thursday that her group doesn't believe the
bill has a "snowball's chance in hell'' of passing. But, she said, Friends of Animals will watch the proposed legislation's progress and lobby against it, if needed.

Gun violence: Ending a culture of killing

The Connecticut Post -- Op-Ed

March 13, 2013

After the massacre in Newtown put a spotlight on firearms and gun violence, we've seen tidal waves of the horrible and the promising.

Charity Takes Gun Lobby Closer to Its Quarry

The New York Times


On a Monday evening in early February, two months into a national debate over gun violence after the massacre at a Connecticut elementary school, representatives of the firearms industry were wining and dining lawmakers in Washington.

Seal hunt off Nova Scotia scrapped because there is no market for pelts

The Times Colonist

February 26, 2013

SYDNEY, N.S. - A group of Cape Breton seal hunters say they've decided to call off the annual slaughter on Hay Island.

Spokesman Robert Courtney says the hunt has been suspended because there is no market for the pelts.

The annual hunt for grey seals usually takes in a few hundred seals every spring.

Hay Island is a small spit of land that is part of the Scatarie Island wilderness protected area, near Main-a-Dieu.

The sealers did not go to Hay Island last year, either.

Take Action to Stop Mamaroneck, NY Goose Slaughter


Contact: Edita Birnkrant, NY Director

Mamaroneck, NY Set to Slaughter Canada Geese in Parks
Calls to Mayor Norm Rosenblum Needed to Stop the Killing