August 20, 2014
Before getting a pet turtle, consider the risks to your health, the earth and the animals.
August 15, 2014
Digging for Their Lives: An HSUS-Backed Project in Florida Is Unearthing Thousands of Threatened Gopher Tortoises, Saving Them from a Cruel Fate
An HSUS-backed project in Florida is unearthing thousands of threatened gopher tortoises, saving them from being buried alive underneath new housing developments.
June 20, 2014
The HSUS helps place special-needs animals as Nevada's Desert Tortoise Conservation Center prepares to close.
June 19, 2014
Soda bottle bird feeders, pie plate butterfly pools, homemade birdbaths: You don't have to spend a lot of money to turn your backyard into a wildlife mecca.
April 21, 2014
Netting, swimming pools, trash, and bird feeders can pose hazards to backyard wildlife. We can all prevent supposedly animal-friendly landscaping methods from backfiring through careful product selection and monitoring.
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.
February 19, 2013
When a housing development was planned to be built on gopher tortoise habitat, The HSUS stepped in to save the tortoises. From the February/March 2013 issue of Kind News.
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.
February 21, 2012
Operation Turtle finds an innovative way to protect turtles from fatal encounters with highway traffic.
November 30, 2010
Dr. Susan Hagood worked with community activists and a developer in Washington Grove, Maryland, to relocate box turtles who seemed doomed by a new development.
May 20, 2010
As World Turtle Day approaches on May 23, The HSUS is celebrating a major victory for turtles in California.
June 15, 2009
Summer 2008 brings a wave of enforcement of federal law banning sales of small turtles.
May 21, 2009
On World Turtle Day 2009, The HSUS celebrates strong new regulations, enforcement efforts, and the work of activists across the county and around the globe to protect turtles and tortoises.