WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 30 April 2017

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner Our weekly podcast provides a recap of the week’s top news stories affecting all wildcats around the world. The series also highlights work performed by WCCLAS, featured interviews, commentaries and special reports. Top News Stories for Sunday, 30 April 2017: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 30 April 2017

LA to ban wild or exotic animals in shows

Los Angeles will no longer allow wild or exotic animals to be used for entertainment purposes—such as circuses, exotic animal shows, or similar venues. The city council unanimously approved a motion to draft the ban last Tuesday. The motion was introduced by council member David Ryu. “Wild and exotic animals have a long history of … Continue reading LA to ban wild or exotic animals in shows

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 02 April 2017

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner Our weekly podcast provides a recap of the week’s top news stories affecting all wildcats around the world. The series also highlights work performed by WCCLAS, featured interviews, commentaries and special reports. Top News Stories for Sunday, 02 April 2017: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 02 April 2017

Eyes on Washington week ending 03.31.17

An Executive Order signed by Trump last week lifted the moratorium of federal coal leases that will allow the excavation of a fossil fuel on public lands that ironically few mining companies apparently want. Irrespective of campaign promises to bring back thousands of lost mining jobs, industry experts say coal mining jobs will continue to … Continue reading Eyes on Washington week ending 03.31.17

Court dismisses Stump Hill owner’s civil lawsuit

A Stark County Common Pleas judge dismissed a civil lawsuit filed by a Perry Township animal owner after the state removed animals from her care. Stump Hill Farm owner Cyndi Huntsman filed the suit in June, claiming the state Department of Agriculture violated her rights when it seized five tigers, two pumas, two baboons and … Continue reading Court dismisses Stump Hill owner’s civil lawsuit

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 23 October 2016

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner Our weekly podcast provides a recap of the week’s top news stories affecting all wildcats around the world. The series also highlights work performed by WCCLAS, featured interviews, commentaries and special reports. Top News Stories for Sunday, 23 October 2016: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 23 October 2016

Jersey City to vote on bill banning performances of wild and exotic animals

The New Jersey Journal (NJ.com) reports circuses may no longer be welcome in Jersey City. During next week’s city council meeting it is expected the council will take action on a bill that will ban performances of wild and exotic animals. If formally adopted, Jersey City will become one of a host of public entities … Continue reading Jersey City to vote on bill banning performances of wild and exotic animals

Ohio Supreme Court rules exotic animals do not have to be returned to Stump Hill Farm

On May 19th, the Ohio Supreme Court overruled a Stark County judge who ordered ten exotic animals be returned to Stump Hill Farm after they were seized by the State Department of Agriculture earlier this month. Stark County Common Pleas Judge Frank Forchione signed the search warrant that gave the agency permission to go onto … Continue reading Ohio Supreme Court rules exotic animals do not have to be returned to Stump Hill Farm

Tyrone Township Planning Commission: proposed new ordinance on exotic animals

The Tyrone Township Planning Commission (Fenton, MI) is getting closer to approving a proposed new ordinance that would address the keeping of exotic animals under specific circumstances, the Commission reported on Tuesday, May 17, 2016. The proposed amendments will be under Section 21.52, Supplemental Shoreland Regulations. The proposed new Section 21.58 is called, “Keeping and … Continue reading Tyrone Township Planning Commission: proposed new ordinance on exotic animals

WildCat News Brief ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 05.15.16

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief ~ with host Alex Warner Our weekly podcast provides a recap of the week’s top news stories affecting all wildcats around the world. The series also highlights work performed by WCCLAS, featured interviews, commentaries and special reports. Top News Stories for Sunday, May 15, 2016: ~ … Continue reading WildCat News Brief ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 05.15.16