LOHV strongly supports the initiative of the Legislative Action Center of
Best Friends which opposes the National Park Service promulgating a
regulation which would allow the expansion of killing of domestic and feral
animals found in National Parks.
ALBANY, NY - June 18, 2014: State Senator Tony Avella was thrilled to announce the unanimous passage of his state legislation (S6589) by the State Senate, which will establish a two-year moratorium on the Department of Environmental Conservation's controversial plan to eradicate all wild mute swans in the state by 2025 and declare them a "prohibited species." The bill will also require DEC to demonstrate that actual damage to the environment or other species have been caused by the mute swan population across the state.
More on Swans
ALBANY, NY - June 20, 2014: Joint Statement on recent news reports of mute swan killings by the State Department of Environmental Conservation in upstate, NY from State Senator Tony Avella and Edita Birnkrant, Campaigns Director, Friends of Animals