Illinois

save the bobcats

Bobcats will not be protected in Illinois, after Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a law Tuesday. Illinois hunters will target bobcats beginning next year. This is over the express objections of tens of thousands of Illinoisans and wildlife lovers who wrote the governor asking him to veto the bill.It’s a slap in the face to the 75% of Illinois voters who […]
save the bobcats

Illinois lawmakers rammed through a bill (H.B. 352) to open a hunting and trapping season on bobcats for the first time in over four decades despite opposition from 75 percent of Illinoisans. These small, shy creatures were over hunted to the brink of extinction, and their populations are only starting to make a recovery.Bobcats aren’t hunted for food or to […]