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Jan 2014  From Florida to California, wild animals are invading cities—and humans are invading wildlife habitat—like never before. What are they trying to tell us?

 
   

 

 

CLAW successfully gets LA City Council and Dept of Parks & Rec to stop using super toxic rat poison in more than 16,000 acres of parks and wilderness areas.

CLAW speaks out to ban grip or snare traps to Los Angeles City Council who subsequently agreed to the ban. 

 

CLAW praised the City of Los Angeles' decision to stop using second-generation anti-coagulant rat poison, which can also harm animals further up the food chain, including mountain lions and coyotes.

 
  CLAW Kids founder River Simard speaks at rally to support a wildlife crossing bridge over the 101 freeway in Agoura Hills at Liberty Canyon. 

 

CLAW Kids founder River Simard speaks at rally to support a wildlife crossing bridge over the 101 freeway in Agoura Hills at Liberty Canyon. 

  Alison Simard, Co-founder of CLAW, said she the problem of rodenticide poisoning is more widespread that people know. "We are getting reports of hawks and owls literally falling out of the sky," Simard said. 

 

Alison Simard, Co-founder of CLAW, said she the problem of rodenticide poisoning is more widespread that people know. "We are getting reports of hawks and owls literally falling out of the sky," Simard said. 

 
  Megan Goldby KNX interview with Skip Haynes about the unintended consequences of using unregulated anticoagulant rodenticides. 

 

Megan Goldby KNX interview with Skip Haynes about the unintended consequences of using unregulated anticoagulant rodenticides. 

  CLAW coyote advocate Skip Haynes is profiled as he tracked, trapped and rehabilitated a coyote in his backyard in Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles. 

 

CLAW coyote advocate Skip Haynes is profiled as he tracked, trapped and rehabilitated a coyote in his backyard in Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles. 

 
  Co-Founder of Citizens for Los Angeles Wildlife Skip Haynes said that if residents eradicate or displace coyotes, rodent populations boom, precipitating a greater nuisance - and coyote population. 

 

Co-Founder of Citizens for Los Angeles Wildlife Skip Haynes said that if residents eradicate or displace coyotes, rodent populations boom, precipitating a greater nuisance - and coyote population. 

 
  CLAW is interviewed about working with Councilmember Paul Koretz to phase out and regulate the sale, purchase and use of super-toxic anti-coagulate rodenticde in the City of Los Angeles. 

 

CLAW is interviewed about working with Councilmember Paul Koretz to phase out and regulate the sale, purchase and use of super-toxic anti-coagulate rodenticde in the City of Los Angeles. 

 
  CLAW attends Larchmont Neighborhood Council and speaks about humanely hazing coyotes in the urban interface.

 

CLAW attends Larchmont Neighborhood Council and speaks about humanely hazing coyotes in the urban interface.

  Annenberg TV News profiles CLAW's campaign to ban rat poison that's killed thousands of animals and poisoned children. 

 

Annenberg TV News profiles CLAW's campaign to ban rat poison that's killed thousands of animals and poisoned children. 

 
  CLAW was on hand to urge the city to abandon the use of all rat poisons for its facilities

 

CLAW was on hand to urge the city to abandon the use of all rat poisons for its facilities

 
  CLAW coyote advocate Skip Haines comments on living among wildlife especially coyotes. 

 

CLAW coyote advocate Skip Haines comments on living among wildlife especially coyotes.