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4/4/2017

Nevada Senate Considers Tougher Control on Trapping

Please take a few moments to support Nevada Senate Bills 364 & 365 to make sure that traps are registered for public safety and that trappers pay the full cost of their commercial take of Nevada's wildlife.

Senate Bill 364 Overview and Text

Senate Bill 365 Overview and Text

WHAT YOU CAN DO TO PROTECT WILDLIFE, PETS AND PEOPLE NOW!


1. Attend the Senate Natural Resources Committee hearing and speak in support of Senate Bills 364 and 365 to reform Nevada's trapping laws.


WHEN: Tuesday April 4, 2017 1:00 PM

WHERE: Room 1214 of the Legislative Building, 401 S. Carson Street, Carson City, NV

There will also be two locations with live video-conferencing:

  • Videoconferenced to Room 4412E of the Grant Sawyer State Office Building,
    555 E. Washington Ave., Las Vegas, NV.
  • Videoconferenced to Room 110 of the McMullen Hall,
    Great Basin College, 1500 College Parkway, Elko, NV.


2. Send your comments and letters in support of SB 364 & 365 to Senate Natural Resources Committee members.


If you can submit your letters and comments by the deadline of noon Monday April 3, please do so, but all comments and letters submitted before the hearing make a difference! If you are testifying and do not make the deadline, please bring 20 copies of your written comments or letter with you to the hearing.

Please focus on the important human and pet safety concerns related to trapping registration and upon the responsibility of commercial trappers to pay for the state services that are provided to them when they take wildlife that is owned by all Nevadans for profit.

Be respectful: We need tough controls on a dangerous practice.

Submit your comments and letters to:

SenNR@sen.state.nv.us

You may also email Natural Resources members directly - Personalized letters can be very effective:

Yvanna.Cancela@sen.state.nv.us
Mark.Manendo@sen.state.nv.us
Julia.Ratti@sen.state.nv.us
James.Settelmeyer@sen.state.nv.us
Pete.Goicoechea@sen.state.nv.us

If you are a constituent of one of the committee members, please make this clear in your letter, email, or testimony.

3. Comment on the Legislature's Share Your Opinion Page


Go to the Share Your Opinion page and follow the directions to register your support for both AB 364 and AB 365. Please leave a comment, legislators read these to get a sense of what the public thinks.

4. Share this information via social media and personally to family, friends and colleagues.


Share, Like and Tweet. Most Nevadans don't know that trapping is allowed in our state, or the horrendous consequences of this barbaric practice.

Thank you for supporting Nevada's wildlife!










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