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ACTION ALERT: NJ A1923

ACTION ALERT: NJ A1923

New Jersey A1923: Ban on Educational Outreach Programs UPDATE 10/22/18: Passed Assembly Appropriations Committee. UPDATE: The bill passed out of committee on May 17 with amendments. While this bill is still completely unnecessary and a redundancy when stacked on top of animal welfare and cruelty laws already in place, very few, if any, animal educators […]

ACTION ALERT: Cambridge, Mass.

ACTION ALERT: Cambridge, Mass.

DEADLINE: Sept. 15 at 3:00 PM There are two Action Alerts. The one on this page takes only a couple minutes and is the best option. We also have the quick Action Alert at www.usark.org/campaign/action-alert-cambridge-mass/. Please share and do both alerts. SUMMARY: This proposed ordinance to amend Title 6 of the Cambridge, MA Municipal Code […]

ACTION ALERT: Oregon

ACTION ALERT: Oregon

Be CIVIL and PROFESSIONAL! Full alert below and simple form alert at www.usark.org/campaign/oregon-action-alert. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) has proposed some rule changes which will negatively impact both native and exotic animal keepers. The changes may even harm the animals by requiring sterilization of animal species that are rarely, if ever, sterilized. […]

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Salamander Injurious Listing ACTION ALERT Deadline to comment: March 14, 2016 at 11:59 PM EST USARK has been and will continue to address this issue. As always, USARK works to protect the entirety of the responsible herpetocultural community. While protection of native species is essential, this rule is far-reaching, actually overreaching. It would essentially end a clean trade […]

Win in West Virginia!

All Reptiles Removed from DWA List! USARK said that reptiles are not “dangerous wild animals” and legislators listened. Thanks to USARK’s Rick Stanley, all reptiles have been removed from the list of species on West Virginia’s DWA Act.Shortly after 10:00 pm Saturday night (March 14), the WV Senate concurred in the House amendment passed earlier […]