The possible pregnancy of Beril, the female polar bear at the Henry Vilas zoo is no cause for celebration. See Vilas Zoo, Carrying On the Species: Is Berit bearing a cub? Vilas Zoo polar bear could have historic pregnancy. First of all, the Henry Vilas Zoo says that it is “one of only a handful of … Continue reading Breeding Polar Bears in Wisconsin?
Happy spring to our Alliance supporters. Read about Mad City Vegan Fest, the Vilas Zoo monkeys, beavers at Warner Park, our Zor Shrine Circus protest, our job announcement for an Executive Director, and more news from the Alliance for Animals in our Spring newsletter 2017. Our quarterly newsletter is mailed and also always available electronically. Help … Continue reading Spring Newsletter
The annual ritual of meeting on Monday night and voting on Wisconsin conservation issues will be April 10 throughout Wisconsin. To find your county's locations go here. Dane County's meeting is at the Monona Grove High School Schwan Fine Arts Center, 4400 Monona Drive, Monona, WI 53716 starting at 7 pm. Come at 6 pm with … Continue reading DNR Conservation Congress Spring Hearings- Monday April 10
First of all, Alliance for Animals would like to thank People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) for noticing what is going on in Madison. As you know the Alliance broke the story, which is why local groups are so important in our community. Thank you to all of the AFA supporters who shared the … Continue reading Traps Removed “for now” but City Needs to Hear From Us
This Wednesday. Please Attend. The Board of Park Commissioners has a meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 5 at 6:30 PM. Although beaver trapping at Warner Park is not on the agenda, there is a time period reserved at the beginning of the meeting to allow public comment on items not on the agenda. Anyone who … Continue reading Tell Board of Park Commissioners to Stop Killing Beavers
In a recent blog post, Alder Larry Palm told his constituents that the city is trapping and/or allowing trapping of beavers at Warner Park. He said that park staff noticed twelve trees around the lagoon that have either fallen or have irreparable damage, and they have determined that beavers caused the damage. It has been reported … Continue reading Why Is Madison Killing Beavers?
Our scheduled March 30 Annual Meeting has been postponed until fall.
Dr. Will Tuttle, author of the #1 Amazon best-selling book, The World Peace Diet: Eating for Spiritual Health and Social Harmony, and more recently, editor of Circles of Compassion: Essays Connecting Issues of Justice, visited Wisconsin in September to give a number of talks and workshops. Dr. Tuttle, a former Zen monk with a PhD in … Continue reading Taking The Second Step: An Interview with Dr. Will Tuttle
On the last Saturday in February we had our first Vegan Craft Workshop which doubled as a small fundraiser for the Alliance. Iris Nhi, of Envision Positive, taught basic screen printing. Everyone in attendance was able to print their our own vegan themed shirts and banners. Sara, of the Alliance, taught a basic hemming stitch … Continue reading First Vegan Craft Workshop and Fundraiser a Success!