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Snare Traps Have No Place In A Compassionate Society

April 16, 2013 Bobbie Johnson

Snare trap tortures coyote in Pickering A snare trap that captured a coyote by his neck and tongue on Monday is leading a national wildlife protection group to call for an immediate ban on the use of body-gripping traps in the City of Pickering and the rest of Durham Region. “It is absolutely unacceptable that
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FREEDOM'S JUST ANOTHER WORD…

April 7, 2013 Bobbie Johnson

[one_third][image src=”/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Release.jpg” align=”center” caption=”iHowie – coyote release” link=”/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Release.jpg” link_type=”zoom”][/one_third][two_third]Freedom is a funny thing. We talk about it as a noun: it is a thing to be had, something we can work toward. It often feels like a distant goal that comes from a faraway land. Last night, I felt it in a new way. I
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Letter To The Editor: Consider A Coexistence Program For Your Community

April 6, 2013 Bobbie Johnson

Re: LaSalle dog walkers alarmed by coyote attacks, by Brian Cross, March 30. There may be something wrong in LaSalle but it is not with the wildlife. Coyote Watch Canada, along with the Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals, is strongly recommending the residents of LaSalle and outlying areas to incorporate a coexistence program
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Accelerated Extinction

April 6, 2013 Bobbie Johnson

Special Feature By Bill Leeming “It is with some frustration that I write this, my last wildlife article. After 25 years of writing, public speaking, and radio and television work in the wildlife field regarding its importance and protection, I am at my wits end with the lack of attention to, and chronic government mismanagement
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I AM COYOTE Art Show & Heartland Forest Grand Opening

March 19, 2013 Bobbie Johnson

[call_to_action image=”/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/coyotecalltoaction.jpg” title=”I Am Coyote Artist Invitation and Registration” btn_title=”Click Here to Download” btn_link=”/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/I-Am-Coyote-Artist-Invitation-and-Registration-May-17.pdf” class=”fancybox”] Art expression is one of the most unique and empowering means of communicating inner feelings, concepts, interpretations and ideas. As a conservation biologist, Geri Vistein serves as the breath and heartbeat for the celebration of Coyote through the I AM
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Fur-Bearer Defenders call for change

March 8, 2013 Bobbie Johnson

An increasing number of wildlife and domestic pets mangled by traps in British Columbia is driving a call for reform on laws by the Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals. On Saturday, March 2, 2013, a local couple in Abbotsford discovered a coyote with his leg caught in a ‘padded’ leg-hold trap caught in
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~ Beach Coyote Coalition ~ Meet The New Pack In Town

March 3, 2013 Bobbie Johnson

What is Beach Coyote Coalition? The Beach Coyote Coalition (BCC) is a community project being facilitated by The Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals (APFA) and with the support of Coyote Watch Canada (CWC). The project is focused on promoting peaceful coexistence by minimizing human-coyote interactions. To read more about the Beach Coyote Coalition
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Communities With Coyotes Matter

February 14, 2013 Bobbie Johnson

We lost a beautiful and sentient member in one of our communities yesterday. A Coyote life was taken on the streets of Toronto in a desperate but misinformed attempt by law enforcement to keep the public safe. Chasing a coyote, cornering it and then firing a gun is not what I would consider neither appropriate
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LEARN FROM YESTERDAY. ACT TODAY. PRESERVE TOMORROW!

January 18, 2013 Bobbie Johnson

NEWS RELEASE: Ontario Wildlife at Risk from MNR Proposals Residents and municipalities urged to rally against changes! ONTARIO – Sweeping changes to the Ontario Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act could lead to ecological warfare in Ontario communities, the Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals warns. [one_third][image src=”/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/coyotewhite.jpg” align=”center” link=”/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/coyotewhite.jpg” link_type=”zoom”][/one_third][two_third]The “deregulations” – named as
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