Last week, Project Coyote partnered with four other wildlife conservation groups — the Center for Biological Diversity, Western Watersheds Project, Animal Welfare Institute, and WildEarth Guardians — in suing the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Wildlife Services program over its outdated wildlife-killing plan for Northern California.
Dave Parsons, 69, former Mexican Wolf recovery coordinator for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service — Parsons oversaw the release of 11 Mexican wolves from three different packs into the wild of Arizona’s Apache Forest while working for the USFWS. “I’ve spent 17 years years since my retirement trying to protect the Mexican wolves’ right to exist,” he says. “There are many people who want it to go extinct, but I’m still devoting my life to it.”
Please join us at the upcoming California Fish and Game Commission (Commission) meeting in Van Nuys on April 26th to compel the Commission to comply with state law regarding trapping fees and to help protect wolves in California from night-hunting and indiscriminate traps!
SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) – San Francisco Animal Care and Control says it has seen has an increased number of calls from citizens about coyote sightings. On Wednesday night, it partnered with a wildlife expert along with SF Recreation and Parks Department to hold a community meeting to address concerns and educate the public at the County fair building in Golden Gate Park.
There has been an uptick in the number of coyote sightings in Beverly as of late, prompting the city to host an educational presentation about that very subject. John Maguranis, a Massachusetts representative of Project Coyote, led the conversation and covered a number of topics, including behaviors, diet and how humans and pets should coexist with the animals.