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Action Alert: Nevada

Action Alert: Nevada

Remember to be professional and courteous at all times! Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners: Commission Regulation 17-02, Noncommercial Collection of Reptiles and Amphibians, Amendment #1: For Possible Action/Public Comment Allowed Summary: The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners may consider making changes to the current regulation regarding the noncommercial hobby collecting of non-threatened (or “unprotected”) species of […]

ALERT: Kingman, AZ

ALERT: Kingman, AZ

Animal “Display and Performance” Ban Remember to be civil and professional! UPDATE: We’ve been informed that the ordinance will be extremely focused and not widespread to affect legitimate animal education programs. However, local residents and stakeholders should still contact officials and request any proposal be done through collaboration with animal educators and not animal rights […]

Benjamin “Ben” Blue-Brich Renick

Benjamin “Ben” Blue-Brich Renick

August 4, 1987 ~ June 8, 2017 Obituary via www.myersfuneralhome.biz/notices/BenjaminBen-Renick. Donations may be made below. Blue-Brich “Ben” Renick, 29, of New Florence, Missouri, tragically lost his life on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at his place of business in New Florence, leaving behind his wife, Lynlee and two children, Matty and Emma. A Celebration of Life […]

Action Alert: H.R.2603

Action Alert: H.R.2603

H.R.2603: “Saving America’s Endangered Species Act” UPDATE: Hearing before House Committee on Natural Resources Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 10:00 AM Like many aspects of our world today, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) must evolve and see change. Enacted in 1973, ESA is now outdated and extremely flawed. While well-intended in 1973, the regulation of nonnative […]

Lawsuit Update, Responsible Herpetoculture, Shipping and More

Lawsuit Update, Responsible Herpetoculture, Shipping and More

If you are a reptile and amphibian enthusiast who has been spending time under a rock (which actually is not too uncommon if you are a field herper), USARK was successful in quashing the overreach demonstrated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) when taking federal action to unjustly ban the interstate transportation of […]