December 22, 2016
The Humane Society of the United States expressed dismay and exasperation at Governor Snyder for signing a third wolf hunting bill, SB 1187 in three years, after voters rejected two similar measures at the ballot box in the general election in November 2014. The Michigan Court of Appeals struck down a third wolf-hunting measure earlier in the month that came to lawmakers through a legislative referendum mechanism but didn’t require the governor’s signature.
December 16, 2016
The Humane Society of the United States is applauding a recommendation by the National Park Service to introduce 20 to 30 wolves to Isle Royale National Park in Michigan over a three-year period.
December 5, 2016
Lights and other holiday decorations can be a hazard to wildlife. Keep their safety in mind when decorating outdoors.
November 23, 2016
Today, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled that a 2014 state law passed to circumvent a citizen vote blocking a proposed Michigan wolf hunt is unconstitutional. The law would have enabled state wildlife officials to resume a wolf hunt if the species were dropped from federal Endangered Species Act protections in the Great Lakes region.
October 18, 2016
Colorado Amendment 71 aims to transfer power away from voters, making the state more vulnerable to powerful interests, including agribusiness, at the expense of Colorado citizens.
June 6, 2016
Enjoy the shade of trees this summer and have fun looking up at the birds, squirrels and other animals who rely on trees. Trees are important to people, animals and our planet.
May 13, 2016
The Humane Society of the United States is launching a new program with shelters and animal care and control facilities in five communities across the nation to deal with urban wildlife conflicts in humane and effective ways.
February 5, 2016
Skunks may be one of the first signs of spring in colder parts of the country.
December 3, 2015
Create a feeding wreath for critters to enjoy this holiday season.
November 30, 2015
Before getting a pet turtle, consider the risks to your health, the earth and the animals.