SACRAMENTO, Calif.— Hundreds of thousands of dollars a year in expenses were omitted from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s recent estimate of the cost of running the state’s commercial animal-trapping program, according to a new review of the department’s economic analysis by two conservation groups.
In response to a lawsuit filed by wildlife advocacy groups, a San Francisco federal court today approved a settlement requiring the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services to implement numerous protections for wildlife in Northern California, including a ban on traps and aerial gunning in designated “wilderness areas.”
Wildlife Advocates to Testify Before West Hollywood City Council in Support of Proactive Coyote Coexistence Plan
West Hollywood, CA – Project Coyote and allies will testify tonight before the West Hollywood City Council in support of the city staff’s recommendation to adopt a coyote coexistence plan that emphasizes a humane and compassionate approach to coyote management.
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Project Coyote sued the California Fish and Game Commission and Department of Fish and Wildlife today for improperly managing and illegally subsidizing the state’s commercial trapping program.