ACTION ALERT: Nevada

ACTION ALERT: Nevada

Assembly Bill 479: Dangerous Wild Animal bill UPDATE from 5/18/19: Died in Senate Natural Resources Committee (failed to have hearing and vote by the deadline). This bill is dead. UPDATE: AB479 has passed in the Assembly and must be stopped in the Senate. It has been referred to Senate Committee on Natural Resources. Help stop this bill in […]

ACTION ALERT: Stop rattlesnake gassing in Texas

ACTION ALERT: Stop rattlesnake gassing in Texas

A bill to support! Texas House Bill 3559 would ban the destructive practice of “gassing.” Gassing is the dumping or spraying of toxic chemicals into wildlife burrows and dens to force out wildlife. Often, gassing is used to collect rattlesnakes for roundup events where the snakes are then kicked, killed, and even have their mouths sewn […]

Action Alert: Alabama Rattlesnakes Threatened

Action Alert: Alabama Rattlesnakes Threatened

Senate Bill 64 removes all State protections for rattlesnakes in Alabama. As if snakes were not under enough pressure, now certain cities in Alabama will be allowed to do whatever they want with them, including kill all of them they can find at public events and festivals. “This bill would prohibit the Commissioner of Conservation […]

ALERT: Florida New “Reptiles of Concern”

ALERT: Florida New “Reptiles of Concern”

UPDATE 5/4/19: These bills failed to pass committee and are now dead for this session. UPDATE 3/5/19: HB1105 has been referred to the House Agriculture & Natural Resources Subcommittee. Contact details for all Representatives can be found at www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/committeesdetail.aspx?SessionId=87&CommitteeId=3024. UPDATE 2/27/19: A companion bill has been introduced in the House as House Bill 1105. This means there […]

ACTION ALERT: New Mexico Senate Bill 38

ACTION ALERT: New Mexico Senate Bill 38

Contact legislators today! This bill needs to be amended! UPDATE: SB38 died as it did not pass through the House and complete the legislative process. This bill bans the selling and purchasing of any species listed under Appendix 1 of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna (CITES) as well as […]