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Tell Congress to Stand Up for Wolves

by Anja Heister

Wolves are some of the most persecuted, hated, and misunderstood wild animals and, as a result, in many states have lost their Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections. Now, wolf haters are again attempting a political maneuver to attach a rider to a “must pass” bill, which would strip ESA protection for all wolves in America. […]

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Ongoing Backlash to New York’s Deer Killing

by Anja Heister

  The war against Long Island’s deer continues, and so does international opposition to the killings conducted by USDA’s Wildlife Services, paid for by the town of Southold and the Long Island Farm Bureau. Over the course of six weeks, beginning in late February of 2014, Wildlife Services agents established three shooting zones and used […]

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Ban Carnivore Killing Contests in Sanders County, Montana

by Anja Heister

Like an aggressive cancer, wildlife killing contests are spreading across the nation. These deplorable wildlife-slaughter events usually occur on publicly-owned land, administered either by the U. S. Forest Service (FS) or the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and are sponsored by pro-hunting and pro-trapping groups, which are driven by hate and disdain for carnivores and […]

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Stop Deer Mismanagement

by Anja Heister

Stop Deer Mismanagement at Tyler State Park in Pennsylvania For nearly 30 years, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has been mismanaging urban deer. Every year in December and January, they turn the tranquil and historic Tyler State Park into a bloody killing field when hunters line up to kill deer in this […]

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Montana, the Big Sky State

by Anja Heister

Montana, the Big Sky State, is Big on Fur Factory Farming Montana’s state wildlife agency, the Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) recently approved Larry and Carol Schultz’s application to move their North Dakota bobcat fur factory farm to Fergus County, Montana, bringing the number of fur factory farms in the state to more […]