Get involved - this week's events
- There are several great opportunities to help animals this coming
week! Don't miss the chance to get involved and take action.
There is something for everyone:
AZVegan Voices Meeting - Tuesday, June 28th - NEW LOCATION!
We will meet at 7:00pm at the Saguaro Branch Phoenix Public Library.
Saguaro Branch is located south of Thomas Road on 46th Street. We
will be in the meeting room. (Turn left as you enter the library
and head toward the back of the children's area.) We will spend
about an hour and a half writing letters. I will provide topics,
contact info, and stationary. Please bring stamps for your letters
and return address labels.
Please RSVP so I can plan accordingly. Contact azvegan@...
with questions/comments. I will post the topics written about and
all contact info on AZVegan.com after the meeting for those who
can't make it to the meeting but would still like to participate.
Mexican Gray Wolf Meeting - Tuesday, June 28th
In the past year aggressive management has significantly reduced the
number of wolves in the wild. Some livestock interests and a small
but vocal minority of wolf opponents have pressured wolf managers to
recapture and kill wolves-including wolves of especially great
In response to private meetings where opponents of wolf recovery
were given special access to high level U.S. Fish and Wildlife
staff, state and federal agencies are proposing a one-year
moratorium on new releases of Mexican gray wolves. They are also
proposing significant limitations on translocation of wolves and a
policy that makes it easier for the agencies to kill wolves
responsible for attacking livestock.
The Mexican Wolf Adaptive Management Work Group is holding meetings
and has extended the public comment period on documents related to
the wolf reintroduction project. Please attend the meeting on
Tuesday June 28, from 6 to 9 p.m.- Wildlife Building - Fair Grounds,
19th Ave & McDowell, Phoenix, AZ For more info, visit
Anthony Marr Seal Hunt Lecture - Tuesday, June 28
Anthony Marr from Canada is stopping here on an intercontinental
trip to fight the massacre of infant seals. 40% of baby seals get
skinned alive, in front of their beaten-away mothers.
Please arrive no later than 7pm. The lecture will be in the
conference room at Gentle Strength Co-op. University near Ash.
Contact Shaynie Aero, Last Chance For Animals Arizona, with any
The Global Week of Action Against Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS)
commences on Sunday, June 26th and goes until Sunday, July 3rd.
This campaign urges people to download, print, and handout fliers
about GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), a notorious partner in cruelty with
HLS. Please contact jonathan.grindell@... with the date, time,
and location of the pharmacy you will be fliering.
And, don't forget the circus demonstrations next week! If you can
only make it to one or two, try to attend Wednesday, June 29th for
opening night and the first show on Saturday, July 2nd. These are
the most likely to have media coverage.
Visit www.azvegan.com for more details on any of these events.