A National Coalition to End Wildlife Killing Contests

We are beyond killing animals for prizes and fun,” she told National Public Radio. “This should be part of our history books.” ~ Camila Fox, Project Coyote The National Coalition to End Wildlife Killing Contests applies the combined expertise and experience of our member organizations to work toward ending wildlife killing contests, derbies, and tournaments in … Continue reading A National Coalition to End Wildlife Killing Contests

Sneak Peek at Project Coyote’s short film “Killing Games – Wildlife in the Crosshairs”

On any given weekend, some of America’s most iconic wild animals are massacred in wildlife killing contests. Bloodied bodies are weighed and stacked like cords of wood, and prizes are awarded to the “hunters” who kill the largest or the most of a targeted species. More information. https://youtu.be/Y1w8-76iRYs Coyotes, bobcats, wolves and foxes are common … Continue reading Sneak Peek at Project Coyote’s short film “Killing Games – Wildlife in the Crosshairs”

Killing is Not Conservation…

...The idea that only man is equipped for conserving our planet's natural resources is a dying concept; dying right along with the untold numbers of wild sentient beings killed in the name of conservation. Such problems drive home a critical flaw in the paradigm of conserving wildlife. In the state of Wisconsin alone coyotes are … Continue reading Killing is Not Conservation…

Humane Society of the United States exposes predator killing contests in an undercover story.

Killing to conserve a species is not conservation. The following story by Humane Society of the United States exposes the cruelty taking place in predator killing contests. Undercover video takes viewers into grisly world of wildlife killing contests published on May 3rd 2018. On a freezing, rainy Sunday night, cold beer flows freely at the … Continue reading Humane Society of the United States exposes predator killing contests in an undercover story.

A plea for justice: In the video what you are seeing is a clear act of animal cruelty in progress…

...Yet the hunter in the video is never prosecuted. Warning the following video contains violence against a helpless wild sentient-being. In the video what you are seeing is a clear act of animal cruelty in progress. Yet the hunter in the video is never prosecuted. Will there ever be justice for the coyote being tortured … Continue reading A plea for justice: In the video what you are seeing is a clear act of animal cruelty in progress…

Wolves may generate cascading effects through changes in coyote distribution. 

These changes benefit hares and foxes, while also reducing the deer mouse population in some years. Journal of Mammalogy Article Source: greatlakesecho.org Foxes join #TeamWolf versus #TeamCoyote By Karen Hopper Usher  It’s wolves vs coyotes vs foxes, and the effects of this competition are felt on down the food chain to deer mice, according to a recent study … Continue reading Wolves may generate cascading effects through changes in coyote distribution. 

Advances made in wolf deterrents

Local rancher claims state-sponsored killing isn’t needed Source Idaho Mountain Express     If ranchers around the West don’t make more use of nonlethal deterrents to predation on livestock, they risk losing access to the public lands they need, a conservation-minded sheep rancher said during a presentation on the subject last week in Ketchum.   … Continue reading Advances made in wolf deterrents

Wolves should remain protected according to a new study from Princeton-UCLA 

Princeton-UCLA study finds gray wolves should remain protected. Researchers from Princeton University and the University of California-Los Angeles who investigated the genetic ancestry of North America's wild canines have concluded that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's scientific arguments for removing gray wolves from endangered species protection are incorrect. The study, which contradicts conventional thinking, … Continue reading Wolves should remain protected according to a new study from Princeton-UCLA 

Thinning out coyotes by killing them doesn’t work and only leads to more predation on livestock

No science behind coyote killing contests. The Wisconsin coyote is considered to be a furbearer and is hunted year-round. The Wisconsin coyote has been classified as vermin that is harmful to people, pets and livestock. This reputation couldn't be further from the truth. Coyotes are highly intelligent, family oriented, skilled hunters and are benifical for … Continue reading Thinning out coyotes by killing them doesn’t work and only leads to more predation on livestock

Michigan coyote hunter on trail: charges stem from a YouTube video of hunting dogs attacking and killing a wounded coyote. Jury finds not guilty…

Update: Friday 4/29/16 (there is no justice for this coyote)  Bessemer - After about two hours of deliberation, a 12-person jury cleared Jason Charles Roberts, 35, of Ironwood, of all charges in Gogebic County Circuit Court Thursday.  Source Source: DNR's Emery testifies in second day of coyote trial By RICHARD JENKINS    Bessemer - The … Continue reading Michigan coyote hunter on trail: charges stem from a YouTube video of hunting dogs attacking and killing a wounded coyote. Jury finds not guilty…