Tag: USDA

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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Agreement Paves Way for Export of U.S. Horses to China

Source:  bloodhorse.com Ky. Agriculture Commissioner Quarles praises resumption of equine exports to China. Terry Branstad and Zhi Shuping after signing of an accord that allows the resumption of U.S. equine exports to China.  Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles (center) and KTA-KTOB executive director Chauncey Morris (left of Quarles) […]

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Cathy Liss (Pres.) and D.J. Schubert (Wildlife Biologist) of Animal Welfare Institute, on the USDA’s Wildlife Services program that kills 5 million animals a year, wildlife issues, and wild horse & burro issues. On Wild Horse & Burro Radio (Wed., 9/20/17) (Note this show is starting earlier)

Join us on Wild Horse Wednesdays®, this Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 11:00 a.m. PST … noon MST … 1:00 p.m. CST … 2:00 p.m. EST Listen to the archived show (HERE!) You can also listen to the show on your phone by calling (917) 388-4520. You can call in […]

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Hurricane Harvey Animal Response Efforts Underway

TAHC News: Hurricane Harvey Animal Response Efforts Underway Reply-To: callie.ward@tahc.texas.gov For more information contact the Public Information Dept. at 512-719-0750 or at public_info@tahc.texas.gov. For Immediate Release August 30, 2017 Hurricane Harvey Animal Response  Efforts Underway AUSTIN – When Governor Abbott declared a preemptive state of disaster for 30 counties […]

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