In the News! New Mexico Senate backs ban on coyote-killing contests.

The Albuquerque Journal February 27, 2019 article contains good news on the National Coalition to End Wildlife Killing Contests’ effort in New Mexico. The state Senate passed legislation Wednesday that would ban coyote-killing contests in New Mexico – after an 80-minute debate that highlighted the political divide between urban and rural lawmakers. The bipartisan proposal, […]

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In the News! Wisconsin has Introduced Legislation to Ban Wildlife Killing Contests and it needs a Public Hearing!

In Wisconsin legislation has been introduced in both the assembly & senate and needs a public hearing. A coalition of state and national groups are supporting Sen. Risser’s bill. If the legislation passes, Wisconsin will join California, which banned the awarding of prizes for furbearers and nongame mammals in 2014, and Vermont, which banned coyote […]

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Senator Fred Risser’s 2019 Senate Bill 30 is not about attacking any kind of legitimate hunting…

“We don’t attack any kind of legitimate hunting at all,” he urged. “What we do is try to outlaw the hunting where there’s sponsored competition with the objective of killing wild animals for entertainment and for the chances of winning prizes and then discarding the carcasses, this is not ethical hunting.” Stated Wisconsin Senator Fred […]

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Wisconsin & Minnesota Wildlife Photography Contest: Call for Entries—No Entry Fee

All Wisconsin & Minnesota Residents are invited to submit images celebrating the beauty & promoting coexistence of wild carnivores: Coyote, Gray Wolf, Bobcat, Red Fox, Gray Fox 2 Contest Categories: Amateur & Professional. All digital documenting devices can be used: digital camera, smartphone & game camera. Images of wild & free native carnivores will be […]

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Media Release: Wildlife Killing Contest Set to Occur Over Valentine’s Day Weekend.

Legislation to ban the bloodsport introduced last week ~ Photos released of dumped coyote carcasses near Washburn WASHBURN, Wisc. – A coalition of state and national wildlife conservation organizations have united to condemn this weekend’s 4th Annual Fur Bang! Coyote Hunt taking place near Washburn on February 14-17. Participants will compete to kill coyotes in this […]

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Another Gray Wolf Delisting Threat, Take Note: Wisconsin quite literally, throws “dogs to the wolves.

The barbaric act of Wolf-Hounding is legal in Wisconsin. Please take action because U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) has again introduced a bipartisan amendment to the Natural Resources Management Act that would delist the gray wolf in western Great Lakes states, including Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota, as well as Wyoming under the Endangered Species Act of […]

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