State’s ban on public contact with bears and big cats goes into effect this week | News

State’s ban on public contact with bears and big cats goes into effect this week |  News

Indiana’s law prohibiting direct public contact with big cats and bears goes into effect on July 1. Implementation of this law brings much needed protection for some of the animals who have been subjected to public handling and forced to live in abysmal facilities in the state. Operators of roadside zoos pull young animals away … Read more

Pollinator garden opens on Capitol Campus to protect bees, butterflies, birds | News

Pollinator garden opens on Capitol Campus to protect bees, butterflies, birds |  News

Olympia, Wash. — A new pollinator garden was unveiled at the Washington State Capitol Campus on June 22 to support butterflies, bees and birds. It is full of plants that attract these pollinators, as well as provides them with food, water and shelter. Signs throughout the garden feature information about the importance of pollinators, their … Read more