After two coyote carcasses were photographed strung up outside a Bloomfield home, activists are renewing calls for the state to crack down on coyote hunting.
The Vermont department recently had two opportunities to collaborate with wildlife advocates; not surprisingly, they gave their customers what they wanted.
Killing contests and the year-round, open killing season on coyotes are not based in sound wildlife management practices.
POW’s amendment seeks to fix two major problems that result in unnecessary and indiscriminate killing of animals.
There are many non-lethal ways to address wild animals causing damage that don’t involve killing, but the state seems to be mired in a trap/kill/repeat loop.
There is growing concern over how our wildlife is being managed.
There is good reason many countries and U.S. states have banned leghold trapping.