Dec 14 2014TrailSafe Utah's main goals are to make hiking safer and to regulate trapping to reduce animal suffering.
Dec 14 2014The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife ordered the halt of all above-ground trapping in the northern half of the state in response to the death of two Canada lynx that were killed in traps this fall.
Trap Incident Investigation Report
December 11, 2014
We were Geocaching in the Burnt Hollow Hiking and Biking Trail, parking…
Dec 04 2014A federally protected Canada lynx has been killed by a trap and nearly 20 others have been caught but not killed this fall, including five or six since the federal government’s approval last month of a trapping plan administered by the state of Maine
Dec 04 2014Three St Bernards were caught and killed in snares, Casper, WY. The snare traps are set about knee high on poles buried in sage brush, and have cable loop around the pole that will grip what goes in it, Savannah said. “If you pull on that cable loop, it will suck whatever you pull into it, and if you fight it will just get tighter and tighter and tighter. So it will choke you out if you get your head in there.”
Dec 03 2014In response to overwhelming public support for banning wildlife-killing contests, the California Fish and Game Commission voted today to adopt regulations prohibiting hunting “derbies” targeting species such as coyotes, raccoons and badgers. The ban came after thousands of Californians expressed opposition to the killing competitions.