February 3, 2016
Trophy hunters have killed approximately 29,000 lions in the U.S. in the last decade, according to a report, Cecil 2: Trophy Hunting America’s Lion, released today by The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International.
November 3, 2015
The U.S. House of Representatives tonight passed by voice vote H.R. 2494, the Global Anti-Poaching Act.
October 23, 2015
Colorado Parks and Wildlife has just announced it will not move forward for this year with its proposed plan to kill up to 50 percent of all mountain lions along the Arkansas River Valley.
October 20, 2015
Gov. Jay Inslee overturned an undemocratic decision by the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission that raised cougar-hunting quotas by up to 100 percent in areas of the state also inhabited by wolves.
October 15, 2015
Despite receiving public comments in overwhelming opposition, the Oregon Fish & Wildlife Commission chose to proceed with a proposal by ODFW to kill large numbers of cougars on more than 6,200 square miles of Oregon land using packs of radio-collared hounds and wire neck snares.
September 18, 2015
Cougar Advocates File Appeal to Reverse Undemocratic, Arbitrary Quota Increase by Wildlife Commission
In response to dramatic increases in cougar hunting quotas, eight organizations and a wildlife research scientist have submitted an administrative appeal to Gov. Jay Inslee to return cougar hunting quotas to scientifically justifiable levels. The petitioners include The Humane Society of the United States, Center for Biological Diversity, Mountain Lion Foundation, Wolf Haven International, The Cougar Fund, The Lands Council, Predator Defense, Kettle Range Conservation Group and Gary Koehler, Ph.D., a former research scientist with the WA Dept. of Fish and Game.
February 9, 2015
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May 23, 2012
Jennifer Fearing, California senior state director for The HSUS, issued a statement in response to news reports of a mountain lion who was shot and killed by police after wandering into a busy Santa Monica shopping area.
March 5, 2012
HSUS statement in advance of California Fish and Game Commission meeting this week in Riverside and in response to embattled Commission president Dan Richards’ mountain lion killing incident in Idaho.