County Kills Coyote Contract

Travis County will soon enter into a new era of coyote management. Commissioners decided on Tuesday, Dec. 5, to stop contracting with Texas Wildlife Services, opting instead to use the city of Austin’s Animal Services Office to respond to wildlife issues countywide.

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Yip Yip Howl ~ It’s Giving Tuesday!

Giving Tuesday is traditionally a fundraising day for nonprofiits across the globe. We depend upon you—our supporters—to help us stop the abuse and mismanagement of North America’s maligned, misunderstood, and persecuted wild carnivores. As a small but growing national organization, we need and appreciate every contribution you make.

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‘Big Victory’: Fed. Gov’s ‘Cruel’ Wildlife Killing Program Stopped in Court Again, This Time in NorCal

San Francisco, California — Wildlife Services — from the sound of it, one might think it’s a program that would be supportive or in “service” to wildlife. But environmental and conservation groups say the century-old agency is anything but helpful to animals — especially if you happen to be a bear, wolf, mountain lion, bobcat, coyote or other predatory mammal.

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California Wildlife Win Protection from Federal Trapping, Gunning

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.”

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