June 7, 2013
Gov. Peter Shumlin signed legislation that prohibits the importation and possession of wild pigs and their hybrids into law. House Bill 101, introduced by Rep. David Deen, D-Windham, bans feral pigs from captive hunts – fenced pens where trophy-seekers pay to shoot the trapped animals for guaranteed kills.
May 22, 2013
Top honors as 2012 Humane Legislators of the Year will go to Sens. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and Scott Brown, R-Mass.
May 16, 2013
California State Assembly Passes Groundbreaking Legislation to Require the Use of Non-Lead Ammunition in Hunting
Important legislation requiring the use of non-lead ammunition for hunting today passed the California State Assembly by a wide margin.
May 15, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States presented a Humane Wildlife Stewardship Award to participants of Operation Turtle, a public-private partnership that has saved the lives of hundreds of aquatic turtles and other wild animals.
May 13, 2013
A trio of orphaned fishers, rarely seen in the wildlife rehabilitation community, is hand-reared at Cape Wildlife Center after their nest is destroyed.
May 10, 2013
Foxes at South Florida Wildlife Center receive quality care just like all 12,500 animals we treat each year. However, the reconfigured aviary in which the foxes live is needed by our many bird patients. Please help us build a new habitat for orphaned and adult foxes.
May 8, 2013
A California court has upheld the constitutionality of Proposition 4, a 1998 state ballot measure banning use of cruel traps and poisons for the purpose of killing wildlife.
May 2, 2013
The Hawaii State Legislature unanimously passed a number of animal protection bills to strengthen animal cruelty laws, help residents find rental housing that accepts pets, and make other improvements for animals in state policy. These bills now go to Gov. Neil Abercrombie for his approval.
April 29, 2013
April through June is a busy time at The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center in Ramona, California. It's baby season, and a diverse range of creepy, crawly, and cute wildlife are receiving high quality care and rehabilitation before being released.
April 25, 2013
The Michigan Senate passed legislation Thursday to block voters from having a say in whether non-game animals, such as wolves and sandhill cranes and others, are designated as game species for hunting and trapping.