Cable Restraint

MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT  Amend the environmental conservation law to permit the use of live restraint cable devices to take coyotes.  The NYSCC supports amending the ECL to authorize the use of live restraint devices for trapping.  Non-powered cable restraints hold captured animals alive and with few, if any, significant injuries.  This allows them to beContinue reading “Cable Restraint”

Animal Cruelty

MEMORANDUM IN OPPOSITION  Amending the agriculture and markets law by expanding the scope of the aggravated cruelty to animals prohibition to include wildlife.   The New York State Conservation Council is opposed to making this change.  It would extend coverage of the animal cruelty law to cover wildlife – an area that is was neverContinue reading “Animal Cruelty”