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EXPIRED: Deadline was August 1

Download the sample comment letter at www.usark.org/library/wv-comment-on-proposed-rule-61-30-3/. (Just click the icon and it will download automatically). Open the file (Microsoft Word). Simply type in your name (for non-WV residents) or name and address (for WV residents). Save the file with your information. Send it as an attachment to these email addresses:  jodeemartin@wvda.us, governor@wv.gov, whelmick@wvda.us Write this as the […]

EXPIRED: Deadline was August 1

Download the sample comment letter at www.usark.org/library/wv-comment-on-proposed-rule-61-30-2/. (Just click the icon and it will download automatically). Open the file (Microsoft Word). Simply type in your name (for non-WV residents) or name and address (for WV residents). Save the file with your information. Send it as an attachment to these email addresses:  jodeemartin@wvda.us, governor@wv.gov, whelmick@wvda.us Write this as the […]

EXPIRED: Deadline was August 1

West Virginia residents: Download the sample comment letter at www.usark.org/library/wv-comment-on-proposed-rule-61-30-1-2/. (Just click the icon and it will download automatically). Open the file (Microsoft Word). Simply type in your name (for non-WV residents) or name and address (for WV residents). Save the file with your information. Send it as an attachment to these email addresses:  jodeemartin@wvda.us, governor@wv.gov, whelmick@wvda.us […]

Lawsuit and Constrictor Rule Updates 6.24.14

Constrictor Rule Comment Reopens FWS is taking comments regarding listing five species of snakes (Boa constrictor, Reticulated python, DeSchauensee’s anaconda, Green anaconda and Beni anaconda) as injurious under the Lacey Act. This would ban interstate transportation/commerce and importation. Essentially, these species would vanish from the pet community and you may lose your freedom to keep […]

Constrictor Rule Update

Constrictor Rule Comment Reopens The notice will publish tomorrow (6/24/14) announcing a 30-day comment period. Comments will have a deadline of Thursday, July 24. This comment period relates to Boa constrictors, Reticulated python, DeSchauensee’s anaconda, Green anaconda and Beni anaconda. These species were not included in the 2012 rule and remain in limbo as the rule […]