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ACTION ALERT: Minnesota Hunting Sandhill Crane- A Protected Species! PLEASE SIGN !

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- 2865 days ago -
The Sandhill Crane hunting season in Minnesota is scheduled for the 4th of September through October 10th even though they have a protected status in Minnesota, and many other states.


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Danuta W (1251)
Monday September 12, 2011, 2:56 am

Past Member (0)
Monday September 12, 2011, 4:40 am
Signed. TY

Monday September 12, 2011, 4:53 am

Vicynthia Tjahjadi (57)
Monday September 12, 2011, 4:55 am
Signed and noted. Thank you.

Past Member (0)
Monday September 12, 2011, 5:51 am
signed and noted,thanks

Judy C (91)
Monday September 12, 2011, 5:58 am
Signed. thanks Simone.

Alice C (1797)
Monday September 12, 2011, 6:03 am
Signed ~ Thank you

Terrie Williams (798)
Monday September 12, 2011, 6:39 am
#125 Your signature has been delivered to: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

Jason Green (235)
Monday September 12, 2011, 6:39 am
Signed thank you

Lisa Neste (202)
Monday September 12, 2011, 6:39 am
Lisa, You signed on September 12, 2011.

Regina P (63)
Monday September 12, 2011, 7:15 am
noted & signed. thanks

Monday September 12, 2011, 7:42 am
Signed, thanks.

Kay M (347)
Monday September 12, 2011, 8:01 am

Kenneth V (1500)
Monday September 12, 2011, 8:05 am
signed and noted

Mike H (252)
Monday September 12, 2011, 9:24 am
Michael, You signed on September 12, 2011.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

liz c (827)
Monday September 12, 2011, 11:25 am

liz meesters (176)
Monday September 12, 2011, 11:36 am
signed & noted, thanks

VerĂ³nica Bastidas (0)
Monday September 12, 2011, 11:53 am
signed and noted

Terrie D (64)
Monday September 12, 2011, 11:55 am

Marzia F (31)
Monday September 12, 2011, 11:57 am
Noted and signed, thanks.

Morris G. (18)
Monday September 12, 2011, 12:01 pm
Many species are "protected" but still have a strictly controlled hunting season. There is nothing unusual about that. In my state tundra swan are "protected" but the state allows you to apply for a limited number of permits that are awarded through a lottery-type system. In fact while there are severe penalties for killing a tundra swan out of season or without a permit, the state also encourages people to apply for permits and hunt them as an over-population of tundra's can cause a severe negative impact on waterfowl habitat.
The population of sandhills open to hunting is only in the NW part of Minnesota. This region is part of the mid-continent migratory sandhill population which is managed throughout the range by the states in cooperation with the US F&W.
The state of Minnesota is trying to increase its waterfowl hunting opportunities to increase its number of waterfowl hunters. Populations of waterfowl are healthy and the state is trying to increase its revenue from waterfowl hunting which provides funds for wildlife management and habitat procurement -both critical to the overall health of Minnesota's wildlife populations.

Eileen Novak (444)
Monday September 12, 2011, 12:03 pm
What? How could hunting of an endangered Sandhill Crane be allowed anywhere?

Past Member (0)
Monday September 12, 2011, 12:28 pm
Once again Fish and Wildlife agencies promote the hunt to raise money for its State agency. They ignore the primary purpose of establishing a hunt which is to control the population. When there is no need to control the population, and they schedule a hunt anyway. They harm not only the species but the reputation of species management that they claim to possess. Hunting the sandhill crane will cause long term damage to the species. Its nesting habits are not the same as that of the swan or the goose. They kill one mating crane and they kill the mate as well since it will not remate. The Crane is not a typical waterfowl and should not be considered even remotely the same as other waterfowl. This is entirely a money issue to the Fish and Wildlife agencies promoting similar hunts. It is wrong and hopefull enough protests will be conducted to hault future hunts or proposed hunts. KY is proposing similar hunts and they are using data from a different flyway to justify a hunt. The more people that contact their legislators the greater chance of stopping the hunt of such majestic creatures.

Past Member (0)
Monday September 12, 2011, 12:29 pm

Sanja T (154)
Monday September 12, 2011, 12:30 pm
noted... and signed

Joy M (168)
Monday September 12, 2011, 12:45 pm

Muriel Servaege (53)
Monday September 12, 2011, 12:59 pm
Noted and signed.

. (0)
Monday September 12, 2011, 1:10 pm
signed and noted. Stop hunting altogether

. (1)
Monday September 12, 2011, 1:11 pm
noted and signed. Thank you Simone.

Cheryl B. (0)
Monday September 12, 2011, 1:26 pm
I have signed and sent. As a Animal Advacate of all animals ans species,we must step up and try to save them from exstinction. Doing these hunting seasons are plan wrong. They know they are a protect species,but they do it anyway and just don't care.

Alice B (241)
Monday September 12, 2011, 1:39 pm

Sylvie Bermannova (42)
Monday September 12, 2011, 1:43 pm
Signed. Beautiful birds, BTW.

wooddragon xx (88)
Monday September 12, 2011, 1:53 pm
Cheers Simone...

I am with Eileen... I don't understand why any endangered species are allowed to be hunted? Mmmm... wonder if money is involved???

Constance F (418)
Monday September 12, 2011, 3:01 pm
Thank you.signed. commented

jennifer t (41)
Monday September 12, 2011, 3:07 pm

Gloria H (88)
Monday September 12, 2011, 3:49 pm
Some people want to blast away at anything with feathers that flies-endangered or not, maybe even badmitten birdies? At least the flightless ostriches /emus are safe.

Beth M (138)
Monday September 12, 2011, 4:12 pm
Signed & shared!

DORIS L (61)
Monday September 12, 2011, 4:17 pm

Olive Tassell (7)
Monday September 12, 2011, 4:21 pm
If you ever walked near a large nesting flock as I did in Southern Alaska and heard the breath taking roar of the chattering cranes it reminds me now of the new book ' They are Killing the Cranes. Where an Afghan answers what do you miss the most and it was and is the Cranes that no longer come because of the endless war there.

Judith C (159)
Monday September 12, 2011, 4:21 pm
noted & signed

Nelson Baker (0)
Monday September 12, 2011, 4:40 pm
Signed. Damn hunters want to kill everything.

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Monday September 12, 2011, 5:24 pm
Signed, noted, thanks Simone.

Sandy G (35)
Monday September 12, 2011, 5:37 pm

Michela M (3964)
Monday September 12, 2011, 6:04 pm
SIGNED and Noted!! Thanks, Ciao!! Michela

. (0)
Monday September 12, 2011, 6:51 pm

Past Member (0)
Monday September 12, 2011, 7:00 pm
S&N ty Simone.

Walter Firth (45)
Monday September 12, 2011, 7:18 pm
Signed Nicole.

Past Member (0)
Monday September 12, 2011, 7:59 pm

Patricia W (94)
Monday September 12, 2011, 8:46 pm
Allowing the slaughter of these protected birds, or any other protected animal, just to pay the freight is absurd. Protected should mean protected, period. TY Simone, N&S

Kim O (396)
Monday September 12, 2011, 8:58 pm
Noted and signed with thanks, Simone!!

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Monday September 12, 2011, 9:01 pm
noted and signed

Justin R (0)
Monday September 12, 2011, 10:05 pm

Shirley S (187)
Monday September 12, 2011, 10:19 pm
Noted & signed with ANIMOSITY towards HUNTERS !

Henriette Matthijssen (154)
Monday September 12, 2011, 11:42 pm
Signed, Thanks Simone.

Valjean O (23)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 12:24 am

Past Member (0)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 12:38 am

Gitte L (46)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 12:47 am
Somehow, this case makes me think of wolves, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming

Andrea Nemec (213)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 1:56 am
Noted and signed! Thanks!

Lynn Squance (235)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 4:20 am
This is a protected species for a reason. If you want to shoot such a beautiful creature, use a CAMERA!

Signed and Noted.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 4:28 am
noted, signed before

. (0)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 4:52 am
signed .thank you.

Carlene V (202)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 5:06 am
S & N - thanks

Carol H (229)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 6:03 am
signed and noted, thanks Simone

Ruth C (87)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 6:13 am
Humans are the ones that are always trying to destroy in world!

Suzanne Hall (7)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 6:31 am
How in the world can the Fish and Wildlife agencies have a hunting season on a protected species??!! This is unreal! Just horrible.

tracey p (81)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 7:19 am
Why on Earth are bloodthirsty hunters allowed to hunt birds which are protected in some areas ? This kind of brutality has to stop.

Angelika R (143)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 8:10 am
Thanks Simone, signed. Generally, I believe in nature's own law. Every species normally have their natural predator taking care of overpopulation, tell me if I'm wrong. NO HUNTS period.

Yvonne F (181)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 8:35 am
Signed! Thanks again, Simine, for all your contribution!

Valerie H (133)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 8:43 am
Thank you, signed.

Jennifer M (78)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 9:08 am
Nothing is safe anymore :( Signed and noted. Hunters should be hunted...

Chris R (80)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 9:10 am
Thanks Simone!~

laura r (6)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 9:41 am
I think blood lust has taken over and will not end until every living creature is destroyed by humans.

David C (75)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 10:39 am
signed and as a MN resident thank you, thank you, thank you....all of you....I think this is inhumane and embarrassing to our state....just one reason I don't think I will ever call MN home even though I will probably live here more than anywhere else in my lifetime.

Juliette Claparede (42)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 2:26 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks !

Megan Beery (18)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 3:22 pm
signed and noted

Sisilie B (7)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 5:35 pm

Alison A (244)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 5:44 pm
Signed and noted, thanks Simone.

Charlene Rush (2)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 6:33 pm
You can't reason with hunters, because they aren't reasonable.
Minnesota and any other state, that permits these hunts of an endangered species, is to blame for not protected that species.

The first thing this tells you, is just how powerful the NRA, actually, is.

Sometimes, I think some males, and/or females, have too much testosterone.
Hopefully, evolution will handle this a little better, in the future.

Kathy Javens (104)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 6:34 pm
S&N. Also posted to FB.

Lisa Z (168)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 7:18 pm
Signed & Shared on Facebook!!! :(

Kenneth L (314)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 7:22 pm
Only hunters would consider shooting sandhill cranes. They can't eat them, there's nothing to them, skinny, mostly feathers. They're a crane. Geek men with nothing real to do.

Hege Torset (43)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 7:42 pm

Susan S (187)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 8:40 pm
Signed and noted.

Cheryl Ulrich (110)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 10:08 pm
Signed and noted !

Amanda K (0)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 11:48 pm
thank you

Intuitive S (40)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 11:57 pm

Intuitive S (40)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 11:58 pm
Whoever in the world would want to hunt a crane? Unbelievable.

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (44)
Wednesday September 14, 2011, 12:55 am
Noted n signed

Parvez Zuberi (7)
Wednesday September 14, 2011, 3:00 am
Signed noted thanks

Azaima A (207)
Wednesday September 14, 2011, 3:38 am

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Wednesday September 14, 2011, 7:15 am

Esther Z (94)
Wednesday September 14, 2011, 9:13 am
Noted and already signed.

LaurenBackSoon Kozen (173)
Wednesday September 14, 2011, 10:22 am
Noted & Signed. Thanks Simone.

Carole K (195)
Thursday September 29, 2011, 9:54 pm
Noted & signed. TY, Simone!

. (0)
Friday September 30, 2011, 1:38 pm

Dianne D (490)
Sunday October 9, 2011, 8:17 pm
Petition signed Sept. 12th.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 24, 2012, 1:13 am
Minnesota Hunting Sandhill Crane- A Protected Species
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