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Motion to bar Montana Idaho wolf hunts denied

San Antonio Express-News

August 25, 2011

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A federal appeals court on Thursday denied a request by environmental groups to halt wolf hunts that are scheduled to begin next week in Idaho and Montana.

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied the request by the Alliance for the Wild Rockies and other groups. The groups were seeking to cancel the hunts while the court considers a challenge to congressional action in April that stripped wolves of federal protections in Montana and Idaho, and in parts of Washington, Oregon and Utah.

Howling Across America to Save Wolves

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photo by John Hyde
Like Humans, Wolves Live In Families. Like Humans, Wolves Need Friends.

To Bloomberg's Mansion We Go: Goose Advocates Demand Respect for Urban Wildlife; Large Rally Planned

Canada Goose

For Immediate Release: June 28, 2011

Contact: Edita Birnkrant, NY Director, Friends of Animals, Email or 917.940.2725

When: Thursday, June 30, 2011, 6pm-8pm

Where: Mayor Bloomberg's Mansion: 17 East 79th Street, between Madison Avenue and Fifth Avenue

Officials plan to exterminate San Diego County's naturalized pigs

feral pig

Please comment today.

This proposal relies on a study indicating that the rooting of free-roaming pigs in California reduces the number and size of oak tree seedlings. So does human land development "“ and much more so. Why is the pressure against the pigs?

To send comments about the project:

Lake Tahoe Bears Under Fire

PRESS RELEASE

Press Contact: Catherine Burt, Correspondent, Friends of Animals

CARSON CITY AND LAKE TAHOE AREA, NEVADA

The black bears of Nevada's Lake Tahoe area need you.

"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

PENNSYLVANIA MEMBER ALERT:

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).

Tell Nevada: Wild horses ARE wildlife "“ let them have water!

Oppose AB 329

A bill that has reached the Nevada State Senate seeks to re-define the word "wildlife," stripping protections for wild horses and burros, and eliminating any mandate that allows them... water.

Merriam-Webster defines wildlife as follows: living things and especially mammals, birds, and fishes that are neither human nor domesticated.

But Nevada lawmakers have introduced AB 329, which seeks to exclude wild horses and burros from that definition in the context of water resources:

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.

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