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January 2, 2018

From an Unconventional Pet to an Invasive Species: Burmese Pythons Move to Florida

The Everglades National Park, located in South Florida, has been deemed the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States by the National Park Service [1]. While […]
December 8, 2017

Animals of The Florida Bar!!!

By popular demand, we are starting our “Animals of The Florida Bar” series that features pictures of Florida Bar members’ companion animals! First up are two […]
November 28, 2017

“Ponce’s Law” House Bill Introduced

Representative Tom Leek has introduced HB 473, called “Ponce’s Law,” that would strengthen Florida’s animal cruelty law by allowing judges to prohibit people convicted of animal […]
November 28, 2017

Gator Poachers Accused of Forty-Four Felonies in Largest FWC Sting to Date

In a lengthy exposé, Rene Ebersole writes for National Geographic about an ongoing case regarding alligator poaching. Nine men stand accused of forty-four felonies, “ranging from […]
November 1, 2017

Proposed Changes to International Wildlife Protections to be Discussed at Upcoming CITES World Wildlife Conference

By: Barbara Junge  Proposed changes to international protections for dozens of wildlife species will be discussed at CITES World Wildlife Conference, Sept. 24 to Oct. 5, 2016, in […]
October 27, 2017

Second District Court of Appeal Affirms Hendry County Monkey Farm Ruling

Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal recently affirmed, per curiam, a lower court ruling that Hendry County did not violate Florida’s Sunshine Law. Concerned neighbors brought […]
October 27, 2017

California Bans Mill-bred Animal Sales Starting in 2019

On October 13, 2017, Governor Jerry Brown of California signed what is thought to be a bill that is the first of its kind in the […]
October 27, 2017

Rural Florida Agricultural LEOs

Rural counties in Florida are beginning to designate officers to the specific task of investigating agricultural and natural resource crimes. These areas require a different type […]
October 6, 2017

Jan Trendowski Membership Spotlight

Jan Trendowski began his legal career defending civil rights and litigating governmental liability cases in Bridgeport, Connecticut. In 2016, he relocated to Florida where he is […]
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