Trump Wildlife Protection Board Stuffed with Trophy HuntersA new U.S. advisory board to help rewrite federal rules for importing the heads and hides of African elephants, lions and rhinos is stacked with trophy hunters, including members with direct ties to Pres. Trump and his family.
Trump Admin To Allow Elephant Trophy Imports On 'Case-By-Case' BasisThe federal government has quietly said it will consider big game trophy imports on a "case-by-case" basis, deciding an issue that split President Donald Trump and his Interior Department.
Poacher Gets Unique Sentence, Jailed Only In Hunting SeasonThe man, who pleaded guilty to poaching a white-tailed deer in October, will spend every weekend of hunting season in jail for the next five years.
Trump Delays New Policy on Importing Elephant PartsPres. Trump said Friday he's delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review "all conservation facts."
Trump Ends Obama-Era Ban On Import Of Elephant Trophies From ZimbabweThe Trump administration announced it would be taking steps to allow the import of sport-hunted trophies from elephants hunted in Zimbabwe, overturning another Obama-era policy.
NorCal Man Pleads Guilty To Illegally Killing Wild Bears In AlaskaA 20-year-old California man who illegally shot two brown bears and a deer in southeast Alaska has been fined $10,000.
Cash-Prize Coyote Hunting Contests Banned In CaliforniaCalifornia wildlife officials have banned coyote hunting contests that offered cash and prizes up to $500 to the top marksman and sparked a culture clash in the state.
San Jose City Council Approves Shooting Of Wild PigsThe animals have been causing thousands of dollars of damage over the last few weeks in Almaden Valley.
Bow Hunters Asked To Help Control Deer Population Near Lake SonomaBow hunters are being asked to take aim to help control the deer population in a 5,000-acre wildlife preserve near Lake Sonoma in northern California.
Martinez Man Fatally Shot During Hunting TripA Martinez man who was on a hunting trip suffered a fatal gunshot wound while traveling in a car in Tomales Saturday afternoon, the Marin County coroner's office said.
Court Rejects Request To Halt California Shark Fin BanA federal court has rejected two Chinese-American groups’ request to halt California’s ban on the selling and possession of shark fins.
Calif. Department Of Fish And Game Renamed, Sporting Groups LeeryAfter six decades as the Department of Fish and Game, the agency in charge of California’s wild animals has a new name—one that has many hunting and fishing organizations leery.