Utilizing the truths in trapping, best available science, ethics & responsible stewardship to achieve trapping reform.

2019 Legislation

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  • HB552 was somehow resurrected on 3/12/19 and passed the House Fish & Wildlife Committee with a party line vote 10:8.On 3/15/19, HB552 was heard in the House. Chairman Bob Brown expressed the wording in this bill was based completely on what Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks wanted. However, certainly this is not what Montanans would want jeopardizing their, their children's and their beloved pets safety with secreted traps and snares permitted right along closed roads open for public use!
  • Montana House Fish & Wildlife Committee voted 12:6 against HB287! 
  • HB279 Reimbursement for "wolf" trapper expenses. There is no such thing as a wolf trapper as traps are left unattended, secreted, baited with scents, lure food trapping any unsuspecting animal. Who is going to pay for those animal's injuries and deaths caught inadvertently in wolf trap sets?HB279 hearing before the Senate Fish & Game Thursday, 3/21, 3:00. Room 422
  • SB185 Prohibiting the trapping & hunting of Yellowstone wolves. http://bit.ly/2I5zu7FTabled in Montana Senate Fish & Game after a vote of 9:1.There was only one legislator who voted for it on the Committee: Senator McClafferty, Edie (D) District 38. Butte. Thank you, Senator McClafferty!

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