New Mexico’s state land commissioner banned organized animal-killing contests on state lands on Thursday…

…The Commissioner called coyote derbies a “brutal, barbaric, inhumane practice.” New Mexico’s state land commissioner banned organized animal-killing contests on state lands on Thursday, calling coyote derbies a “brutal, barbaric, inhumane practice.” “This executive order is not to say that the New Mexico land office doesn’t support hunters — hunters who hunt ethically,” Stephanie Garcia […]

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Wildlife killing contest organizers offer no scientific evidence to justify the indiscriminate killing of native predators…

“Wildlife killing contests exist because organizers reveal them only on a need-to-know basis. And with good reason. “If the public were informed, there would be an outcry,” says Treves. “It’s a violation of the public trust doctrine and probably leads to other illegal activities, like poaching wolves.” Multiple studies also have linked violence toward animals […]

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Call to Environmentalists: Volunteers & Sponsors for an Environmental Film Festival in Minneapolis Area…

Another step forward for change… Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin will host a Wild & Scenic Film Festival July 24, 2019. I’m working on securing the venue in the Minneapolis area, I’ve begun gathering support from sponsors. Plan B Foundation and The 06 Legacy are sponsors and if you want to become a sponsor or […]

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Centuries of learned behavior has had devastating affects upon Wisconsin’s wild animals. Hunting is considered a cultural heritage, and Wisconsin’s wild animals are killed off every year as a conservation tool. Wild herds of ungulates (animals with hoofs) once roamed the prairies and woodlands of Wisconsin prior to western settlements. Buffalo, antelope, caribou, moose, elk, […]

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#GetInvolved: A Campaign to Show Support for America’s Endangered Species Act

In the Senate there’s Legislation being proposed that would rewrite the Endanered Species Act. Under Barrasso’s proposal, individual states would be given key authority over the federal program to conserve threatened and endangered species. The Endangered Species Act, passed by Congress four decades ago, is the nation’s safety net for fish, plants ,and wildlife on […]

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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 […]

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