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Hunters' fight to bring polar bear trophies home

...courts, the listing of polar bears as threatened.That, in turn, prompted such anti-hunting groups as the Defenders of Wildlife and the Humane Society of the United States to intervene on behalf of USFWS. So did Greenpeace, the environmental...
Agency mulls managing private refuge development

...Mississippi and Texas that cost $260,000 and $1.2 million, respectively, to remediate.Noah Matson with Defenders of Wildlife said the agency's current regulations for private mineral rights are so full of qualifiers and discretion that...
Alaska Digest keep trash away from bears. Volunteers from Defenders of Wildlife and the Eaglewood Homeowners Association spent Sunday...wildlife," said Kat Pustay, Alaska associate for Defenders of Wildlife. "But there's a responsibility that comes with...
Only two grizzlies taken in state's predator control effort

...inflated the number of bears believed to be in that area or more would have been taken," said Karen Deatherage of Defenders of Wildlife. "It's definitely a reasonable conclusion. Bears are a lot harder to count than wolves."
Anchorage bear deaths decline in 2002 season's at least partly attributable to more people being more careful," he said. Volunteers coordinated by the Defenders of Wildlife went door to door over the summer and handed out nearly 4,000 pamphlets with advice, said program associate...
Petition submitted to stop aerial shooting

...and caribou for food. Initiative backers received most of their funding from the Alaska Wildlife Alliance and Defenders of Wildlife. John Toppenberg, executive director of the Alaska Wildlife Alliance, said the program is an attempt to turn...
Federal judge asked to overturn Bush's national forest rules

...changes the management standards of our forests," said Peter Frost, an attorney for the environmental groups, Defenders of Wildlife, Sierra Club, the Wilderness Society, and Vermont Natural Resources Council. Administration officials said...
Groups file new aerial hunting suit

...areas of the state. In a lawsuit filed Friday, Defenders of Wildlife, The Alaska Wildlife Alliance and the Sierra Club...or three weeks. The Washington, D.C.-based Defenders of Wildlife and the Anchorage-based Wildlife Alliance filed...
State's wolf-control program continues

...from wildlife advocacy groups such as Darien, Conn.-based Friends of Animals and Washington, D.C.-based Defenders of Wildlife. Friends of Animals is once again organizing a tourism boycott of Alaska by organizing "howl-in" demonstrations...
State embarks on third year of aerial wolf control

...doesn't have the science to justify killing hundreds of wolves. Karen Deatherage, Alaska representative for Defenders of Wildlife, said the state "is flying blind" and termed the state's predator control program a "wolf-killing spree...


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