Tag: USDA Wildlife Services

Agriculture Department’s ‘Wildlife Services’ Killed Nearly 1.5 Million Native Animals in 2018

Source: Center for Biological Diversity The arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture known as Wildlife Services killed nearly 1.5 million native animals during 2018, according to new data released by the agency this week! The multimillion-dollar federal wildlife-killing program targets wolves, coyotes, cougars, birds and other wild […]

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Court: Feds Failed to Fully Assess Risks of Killing Thousands of Animals a Year in Idaho

Source: Western Watersheds Project “USDA’s Wildlife Services should have more carefully considered its proposed predator-killing activities’ impacts on the environment…” BOISE, Idaho— In a powerful rebuke, a federal judge ruled U.S. agency that kills thousands of animals a year in Idaho failed to adequately analyze the environmental risks of shooting, […]

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Wildlife Disservice

Story by the Humane Society “The USDA Wildlife Services’ inefficient and inhumane wildlife damage management program…” Wildlife Services, a program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, has waged war on our nation’s wildlife for more than a century. From 2004 to 2013 (the most recent year for which […]

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