May 11, 2010
In the wake of enormous public opposition to the proposed plan, the National Park Service (NPS) recently decided to cancel plans to poison crows on the Cape Cod National Seashore. The agency attempted to justify using the poison as part of an effort to protect a federally threatened shorebird, the piping plover, and claimed that use of the poison was authorized under an existing shorebird management plan.
May 4, 2010
The HSUS praised the decision by the Environmental Protection Agency to remove the “restricted-use” classification for OvoControl P, a promising birth control agent for use in pigeons.
April 5, 2010
Volunteers launched the Canada goose egg addling season in Olney, Maryland, April 4, 2010. This is our sixth season at this site and our tenth season in Montgomery County, Maryland.
February 2, 2010
The HSUS Praises Officials for Halting Unlawful Expansion of Hunting at National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware
The HSUS welcomed a decision from the Fish and Wildlife Service to cancel a new, illegal migratory bird hunting program at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware.
February 1, 2010
In western states, wildlife groups are calling attention to the prairie dog by observing Feb. 2 as Prairie Dog Day.
January 6, 2010
A new partnership between The HSUS and The Prairie Dog Coalition tries to help threatened prairie dogs in South Dakota's Conata Basin
November 30, 2009
The HSUS is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for illegally catching a federally protected barred owl in a leghold trap in Connecticut.
November 19, 2009
The HSUS and the Certified Pre-Owned Land Rover LR3 tackle the desert landscape to monitor and control the wild horse population.
November 5, 2009
In a letter to Westchester County, N.Y., Executive Andrew Spano, The Humane Society of the United States voiced disappointment over plans to allow bow-hunting of deer in two county parks beginning Saturday.
August 21, 2009
Conservation groups have asked a federal district court to block fall wolf hunts in Idaho and Montana.