“We need to reduce wolves and
rebuild those herds.”
That’s what the President-elect’s eldest son Donald Jr. said. He is Trump’s
closest advisor on wildlife issues and he wants the Interior Department to make
the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service more “hunter-friendly.”
I’ve said it before: there’s no sugar coating
this one. The Trump Administration is going to be a disaster for wildlife and
will wage an all-out war on our native carnivores.
We need you, again, to help us fight back in the courts and in the
media as we expose their plans to allow billionaires to make trophies out of
our nation’s most endangered wildlife. Please support our Endangered Species Defense Fund with a gift of $50, $100, $500 or
more, and help us protect wolves and other endangered species.
Trappers, trophy hunters, and
the states that embrace anti-carnivore policies and rhetoric will be calling
the shots in the Trump Administration. I fear that body-count wildlife killing
contests will soon be exalted as a form of “wildlife management.”
Our plan to stop the bloodshed
1. Going to
court to fight every last proposal to trap, snare, and kill native carnivores.
an ethic of compassion and non-lethal coexistence at state and local levels across
the American West.
the ethical and ecological case that trophy hunting of native carnivores is
You and I know
native carnivores aren’t trophies. They’re magical and ecologically important creatures
deserving of our awe, wonder, and respect.
Look into the eyes of an animal
and you can see a soul. Looking into the eyes of our nation’s soul, I believe
that we must summon even more compassion.
Please join our efforts by
supporting our Endangered Species
Defense Fund with a gift today. Remember the eyes of the wolf and activate your
courage and compassion—be a Guardian of our nation’s wildlife.
For the wild,