Lisa Jablow: In the Fish and Wildlife Survey, nearly two-thirds of Vermonters oppose trapping

This comment was written by Lisa Jablow, a Brattleboro resident. The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife recently conducted a survey about Vermonts’ attitudes toward trapping. Documents obtained through a public records request show that the department seemed more interested in advancing a pro-detention agenda than in truly understanding the public’s attitudes. Despite this bias, … Read more

Field reports from Ohio wildlife officers

Field reports from the Ohio Department of Wildlife Officers Central Ohio – premier wildlife area State wildlife officials Chad Grote and Antoinette Fritt, assigned to Marion and Lick counties, respectively, contacted a group of campers in the Delaware Wilderness Area. One of the group members provided false identification to the officers. It was discovered that … Read more

Wildlife cams in Wisconsin capture encounters between species – Twin Cities

An undated photo from a wildlife camera courtesy of WI DNR Snapshot Wisconsin, a state-run citizen science project, shows a turkey and a rooster sharing a close encounter. A study finds that human activity may increase the odds that different species will interact. (WI DNR Snapshot Wisconsin via The New York Times) In ecology, as … Read more

‘Cancel Kylie for promoting wildlife hunting’: Kylie Jenner wears a lion at Paris fashion show, now enemies with animal rights activists worldwide

Reality star Kylie Jenner arrived in Paris for Paris Fashion Week on Sunday on her private jet. When I arrived, the Kylie Cosmetics founder was wearing a brown hoodie and a sleek black trench coat with black jeans and waved to onlookers as she emerged from the plane with several bags of luggage. At fashion … Read more

Bait Ban Opponents, Wildlife Officials Debate Bill to Ban Ban – InForum

BISMARK — Supporters of a bill that would prevent wildlife officials from banning deer hunting in North Dakota say the main disease meant to ban deer hunting is not as bad as thought, and that maintaining the ban will only impair hunter access and success . But North Dakota fish and game officials argue they … Read more

The healthier Naugatuck River promotes wildlife and recreation

TORRINGTON – On the banks of the Naugatuck River on Franklin Street, a brave duck named Clarence occasionally eats from the hand of Brian Corringham. “He did it several days in a row last summer,” said Corringham, a Long Island native who now lives near the Naugatuck River here. Of the hundreds of ducks he … Read more