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Petition: Tell Wisconsin to Reject the Equivalent of 'Ag Gag' Law for Hunters!
Animals  (tags: wildlife protection, citizen oversight, photographing, monitoring, hunters, trappers, Wisconsin, hiking, bird-watching )

- 175 days ago -
Photographing, monitoring, or recording hunters and trappers would be prohibited under the law if passed as written. Even maintaining "visual or physical proximity" to those engaged in hunting or trapping would be criminalized.
Ban the Use of Leg Hold Traps in the U.S.
Animals  (tags: leg hold trapping, fur industry, cruel killing, trappers, AnimalCruelty, right to live, ethics, wildlife protection, prevention of cruelty to animals )

- 366 days ago -
There are fewer than 100,000 licensed trappers in the United States, but each year, an estimated 3 to 5 million animals are caught and killed for their fur. Millions more are trapped annually by state and federal agencies, private nuisance wildlife...
Animals  (tags: wolves, trappers, animalcruelty, animalrights, death, endangered, killed, killing, law, protection, slaughter, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 410 days ago -
State governments and resident hunters/trappers have been wantonly brutal and excessive in their 'management' (killing) of wolves; this is not acceptable due to the individual suffering of wolves
Demand Bobcat Trapping Be Made Illegal -PLEASE SIGN!!!
Animals  (tags: bobcats, paochers, trappers, CaDFG, animalwelfare, animalrights, animaladvocates, endangered, protection, habitat, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 1168 days ago -
Every year in California, trappers manage to capture and skin nearly two thousand bobcats. The pelts of these wild cats are valuable to trappers as they can fetch upwards of $600 to $1,000 in markets like China, Russia, and Greece.
Montana's First-Ever Wolf Trapping Season Opens Saturday :(
Animals  (tags: Wolf, Killers, Montana, Trappers, animalcruelty, wildlife, slaughter, suffering, killing, ethics, death, sadness )

- 1230 days ago -
Montana's first wolf trapping season begins Saturday, and more than 2,400 people statewide have been certified to participate."We are clearly aiming to reduce the wolf population in Montana," *cries*
Conservationists Fuming at Low Fines for Bird Trappers in Malta
Animals  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, fines, trappers, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 2394 days ago -
Bird conservationists reacted angrily today when a Malta court sentenced a man to a fine of 600 Euros after he was found guilty of animal cruelty and being illegally in possession of 75 strictly protected wader birds. The Committee Against Bird Slaughter
Critics Target Tradition of Trapping
Animals  (tags: trappers, animal advocates, critics, ban canadian lynx trapping, endangered animals, laws )

- 2610 days ago -
In April, a judge in Bangor will hear a lawsuit seeking to ban trapping of the threatened Canada lynx. -- Legs protected by hip waders and hands by rubber gloves, Brian Cogill kneels in fresh snow. He scoops slush from the hole he chiseled through the

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