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FoA to ‘bait’ bear-hating Gov. Christie with donuts

FoA to ‘bait’ bear-hating Gov. Christie with donuts

Will demand more education and end to propaganda/annual bear hunt

Instead of admitting defeat—that it’s violent five-year Black Bear Management Policy is a failure—the NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife has stooped to an all-time low to interest hunters—releasing bear-hating propaganda to media recently about how good bear meat tastes and offering cookbooks.

FoA to weigh in on wildlife trafficking at symposium

FoA to weigh in on wildlife trafficking at symposium

By Nicole Rivard 

This year The Quinnipiac Law Review’s annual symposium will examine U.S. and international efforts to address illegal wildlife trafficking. With a focus on ivory, symposium participants will examine the legal and policy issues critical to the debate, and Friends of Animals will be front and center.

Support the Bear Bait Ban

Did you know that Maine is the only state that still allows the three barbaric hunting practices of bear baiting, hounding and trapping? But this year a referendum election that coincides with the general election on Nov. 4 will give Maine citizens the chance to put an end to this savage behavior.  

Patrolling a NYC Bird “Refuge” to Protect Canada Geese

Patrolling a NYC Bird "Refuge" to Protect Canada Geese from Killer USDA Agents

 

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, the only one of its kind in New York City, can no longer be called a “refuge.” 

Say NO to Hunting Crow

 

Did you know crows are migratory songbirds subject to the protection of various international treaties and conventions? They are regarded as intelligent, highly evolved, vocal birds, who feed on fruit, seeds, insects and are quick to seize an unexpected food sources. 

 

Protest to Save Wild Turkeys

On August 12 & 13, the USDA Wildlife Services Division made an unannounced roundup of wild turkeys at the South Beach Psychiatric Center in Staten Island NY.  The permits to roundup the birds for slaughter were issued by the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation.  About 50 members of the public who learned about the roundup were there to protest.

Friends of Animals issued the following condemnation:

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