We urgently need your help today to defeat S.J. Res. 18/H.J. Res. 69, which would roll back regulations enacted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) prohibiting heinous hunting and trapping practices for killing predators on national wildlife refuges in Alaska.
Yesterday marked the opening day of the Georgia Coyote Challenge, a coyote killing contest implemented by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (“DNR”) to “encourage the taking of coyotes from March to August.” As pointed out in Project Coyote’s science letter to the Governor and the DNR, signed by eighteen of our Science Advisory Board members, this state-sanctioned kill fest is “nothing more than a wildlife killing contest (WKC), tempting participants to kill coyotes for a chance to win a lifetime hunting license.”
On February 7th, the Arcadia City Council voted unanimously to start trapping and killing the city’s coyotes in response to complaints from residents about the animals’ presence.
We are counting on you to help protect Oregon’s cougar population. Please join us to oppose H.B. 2107, H.B. 2589, S.B. S371 and S.B. 458.
Senate Bill 268 would make it illegal to organize and participate in coyote killing contests (CKCs) in New Mexico.
Your voice is needed to compel the California Fish and Game Commission (Commission) to comply with state law regarding trapping fees and to help protect wolves in California from night-hunting and indiscriminate traps!