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.
January 30, 2013
Punxsutawney Phil will make headlines again on Groundhog Day, Feb. 2, and The Humane Society of the United States is encouraging people to celebrate the day by learning more about our wild neighbors and ways to peacefully coexist.
November 14, 2012
The Maryland Wildlife Advisory Commission has recognized the late Susan Hagood, who was employed by The Humane Society of the United States for more than 20 years, as Conservationist of the Year for her lifetime of dedication and achievement in the field of wildlife conservation and protection.
November 8, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States Conducts Workshop to Help DeKalb County Solve Conflicts with Coyotes
The HSUS, in collaboration with DeKalb Animal Services and Enforcement, held a workshop featuring successful techniques for humanely resolving conflicts with coyotes.
October 8, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States announced its support for Proposition 30, The Schools and Local Public Safety Protection Act, which is critical for providing support to law enforcement to adequately combat poaching, animal cruelty and other crimes in California.
August 17, 2012
The HSUS, in collaboration with the City of Long Beach Animal Services and the City of Huntington Beach Police Department, held a series of educational seminars Aug. 14-16 for southern California residents to explain successful techniques to humanely prevent and solve conflicts with coyotes.
July 16, 2012
More than 750 Canada geese from New York City’s Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge were rounded up and inhumanely killed, while ongoing programs in Central Park and Prospect Park show that nonlethal management of Canada goose numbers is possible—and even more effective.
June 20, 2012
The Bureau of Land Management is conducting a declared emergency wild horse gather in the southern portion of the Jackson Mountains HMA in northern Nevada.