February 16, 2015
End of Culling? A Sharpshooter Gunned Down Their Families. A Contraceptive Called PZP Might Save These South African Elephants From the Same Fate
Wildlife managers in South Africa face a unique challenge: balancing the needs of a rising number of elephants with the needs of other species in limited preserved areas. The contraceptive PZP offers a humane solution.
February 9, 2015
You can help pass laws that protect animals in your state. Humane Lobby Day is easy, fun and guaranteed to make you feel like a powerful animal activist. We'll help you find the Humane Lobby Day in your state.
December 17, 2014
Live-trapping wildlife might seem like the kind choice, but relocated creatures are unlikely to survive long. Learn why and find alternatives.
December 16, 2014
When wild burros have to be removed from public lands, they need somewhere to go. The HSUS Platero Project aims to help find good homes for them.
October 31, 2014
Rethinking the Roundups: New Form of Wildlife Contraceptive Could Revolutionize Management of Wild Horse Populations
Rounding up and removing wild horses from public lands has been ineffective. A new form of wildlife contraceptive, called PZP-22, could revolutionize the way the Bureau of Land Management maintains wild horse populations in the West.
April 21, 2014
Exchanging bullets for birth control: Once hunted nearly to extinction, deer have pressed into America's suburbs with abundance. New methods of population control are helping to solve the resulting community conflicts without a single shot being fired.
March 20, 2014
A five-year research project has been launched by The Village of Hastings-on-Hudson to humanely stabilize and substantially reduce the local deer population over time.
January 2, 2014
The National Park Service will resume using sharpshooters to cull deer at Rock Creek Park. The NPS has not released specific details about the timeline – only that sharpshooters will kill deer at night through the end of March, and that drivers may encounter temporary road closures during that time.
September 6, 2013
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted unanimously to ban the import of live deer, elk and other cervids to prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease. Deer and other cervids are imported into the state to stock breeding ranches and captive hunting ranches.
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.