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Judge Rules Factions of “Wyoming Best of the Best” Coyote-Killing Contest Constitute Illegal GamblingOctober 10, 2017
Each year, hunters try to kill as many coyotes as possible in a single day.
Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Lawsuit Aims to Put an End to Coyote Killing ContestJanuary 31, 2017
Last week, the Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a complaint on behalf of a Wyoming resident in an attempt to stop an upcoming coyote-killing contest.
Take Action: Help Stop 2 Coyote Killing Contests on Federal LandJanuary 4, 2017
We need your help today to stop two massive coyote killing contests, one of which is scheduled for this Saturday. These two contests are set to take place in Wyoming, partially on federal property, and they don’t have the necessary permits for these killing sprees.
Reckless California Killing Contests Continue Despite Ban on PrizesFebruary 3, 2015
The rural town of Adin, California will hold its annual coyote killing spree despite the 2014 ban on prizes for killing furbearing animals in contests.
California Fish & Game Prohibits Prizes for Killing ContestsDecember 3, 2014
We are thrilled to announce that early this morning the California Fish and Game Commission approved a motion to prohibit the financial rewards that encourage “killing contests.”
Victory for Wildlife! Idaho Predator-Killing Contest CancelledNovember 25, 2014
Great news today for wolves, coyotes, foxes, and other predators!
Lawsuit Filed Against Mendocino County over Contract with Rogue Federal Predator Control ProgramNovember 25, 2014
Wildlife services linked with environmental destruction, indiscriminate killing of animals.
Legally Brief: Ban Coyote Killing ContestsNovember 7, 2014
Is it really any wonder that our planet has lost nearly 50% of its wildlife in just the last 45 years?
Howling for CoyotesAugust 15, 2014
Coyotes are wild song dogs known for their beautiful howls and their importance to diverse wild lands.
Animal Protection Groups Stop Coyote Killing ContestJuly 25, 2014
ALDF, Project Coyote settle lawsuit and shut down illegal gambling and coyote hunt.
Humboldt County Board of Supervisors Puts Contract Renewal with Wildlife Services on HoldJuly 2, 2014
The Humboldt County board decided to remove the renewal item from its consent calendar, delaying it at least another month as the county considers the issues raised.
Humboldt and Mendocino Counties Urged to Void Contract with Secretive, Inhumane Wildlife ServicesJune 30, 2014
A broad coalition of national animal and conservation groups sent formal letters to the Humboldt County and Mendocino County boards of supervisors today urging them to terminate their contracts with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services.
Legally Brief: The Government’s Secret War on WildlifeSeptember 26, 2013
A secretive government agency out of control, killing for the sake of killing… not a far-fetched fiction, but rather the reality within the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services.
Indiana Coyote Penning Investigation uncovers Brutal Practices and Illegal ActivitySeptember 5, 2013
At Least 19 States Still Allow Cruel Bloodsport