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First Florida Bear Hunt in 21 Years Draws Support, Derision

Hunters are expected to take to the woods across Central Florida and three other regions of the state Saturday, hoping to kill a Florida black bear during the state’s first bear hunt in 21 years. Facts Rules of the hunt: • Each permit holder is allowed to take one bear, which must weigh at least … Continue reading First Florida Bear Hunt in 21 Years Draws Support, Derision

Conservation Group Seeks Injunction to Block October Bear Hunt

A Seminole County conservation group asked a judge Tuesday to halt Florida’s first bear hunt in 21 years, now scheduled to begin Oct. 24. Speak Up Wekiva filed suit against the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission in July over the commission’s decision to allow the hunting of a species that until 2012 was classified … Continue reading Conservation Group Seeks Injunction to Block October Bear Hunt

If you are not outraged, why not?

From WildLands Defense Colorado If you are not outraged at the way this culture destroys life, why not? If you are not outraged at the murder of Blaze just two days ago, why not? If you are not outraged at John Waggoner for annihilating 2000 acres of prairie dogs for a tract home development, why … Continue reading If you are not outraged, why not?

Center for Biological Diversity: 2.7 Million Animals Killed by Wildlife Services in 2014

For Immediate Release, April 13, 2015 Contact: Amy Atwood, (503) 504-5660, atwood@biologicaldiversity.org New Data: 2.7 Million Animals Killed by Rogue Federal Wildlife Program in 2014 Ignoring Calls for Reform, Agency Shoots, Poisons and Traps Tens of thousands of Coyotes, Bears, Wolves, Foxes WASHINGTON— New data from the highly secretive arm of the U.S. Agriculture Department … Continue reading Center for Biological Diversity: 2.7 Million Animals Killed by Wildlife Services in 2014