Alliance for Animals is excited to welcome Mary Telfer as our new Executive Director. Mary holds an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts where she studied animal-rights and feminism. Mary's experience working within non-profit organizations and a history of her own animal-rights based artwork demonstrates her determination to end animal suffering using a variety … Continue reading Meet our new Executive Director
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
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.
It's no secret that universities work to keep the ugly truth about the things they do to animals and about their violations of the Animal Welfare Act a secret, but their desire to sweep the dirt under the rug got a lot easier at the start of the year. Activists and organizations around the country … Continue reading 1000s of Inspection Reports Removed From USDA/APHIS Website
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!