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Wyoming’s Proposed Trapping Bill

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Nebraska Game & Parks concludes their 2013 Recommendations for Mountain Lion Hunting with these words: “The Commission intends to manage mountain lion populations over time with consideration given to social acceptance, effects on prey populations, depredation on pets and livestock, and human safety.” Public attitude surveys about cougars in Nebraska are absent from the Recommendations. […]

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Black Hills Action Alert

http://www.mountainlion.org/actionalerts/080312SDquota2013/080312SDalert.asp SOUTH DAKOTA 2013 HUNTING PLANS MAY DECIMATE STATE’S ONLY FRAGILE COLONY OF MOUNTAIN LIONS Agency refuses to use public or peer-reviewed science to sustain mountain lion (also known as cougar, puma, panther) population. South Dakota’s Game, Fish & Parks Commission has proposed a mountain lion hunting season for the winter of 2012-2013 (2013 Season […]

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The fates of wolves and cougars are linked.  Any change of attitude toward wolves will likely benefit cougars as well.  Please pass this petition on.   FOR THE WOLVES IN WYOMING: URGENT CALL TO ACTION WELCOME  and THANKS to the all signers of the Protect America’s Wolves! petition: http://signon.org/sign/protect-americas-wolves?source=s.em.cr&r_by=1600383&mailing_id=4886  We are heading to 3,000 signers from […]

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Tuesday is the deadline for submitting comments on the proposal to create a unlimited kill zone in the Wyoming Black Hills.  See our previous ALERT on this situation – http://cougarrewilding.org/CougarNews/?p=5577 .  Many documents have been posted in Cougar Rewilding’s Bibliography section in section entitled “Black Hills of South Dakota and Wyoming” – http://www.easterncougar.org/pages/bibliography.html  We will […]

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department (Department) is proposing an unlimited cougar hunt area in a portion of the Black Hills. (See Map 1, a relief map,  at the end of our online blog ALERT.)  They have already declared the Black Hills a “sink,” meaning that mortalities caused by legal hunting are to exceed additions to […]

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The Sundance meeting is especially important.  If you know anyone in Wyoming who could attend any of the meetings, please notify them, and ask them to inform Helen McGinnis – helenmcginnis@frontiernet.net – so that I can keep them informed.   http://wgfd.wyo.gov/web2011/news-1000737.aspx Wyoming Game & Fish Department   Meetings to Address License Issuance, Mountain Lion, Furbearer, […]

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ALERT!  Sign petition to continue protection of cougars in Nebraska! A Care2 petition to list cougars as endangered in Nebraska has been posted  – http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/list-mountain-lion-as-endangered-in-nebraska/ This petition opposes bill LB928, introduced by Senator LeRoy Louden to the Nebraska legislature.  The bill would allow Nebraska residents to purchase a chance to kill a cougar for a […]

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