Tag: USARK

USARK ALERT: Washington Animal Program Ban

USARK ALERT: Washington Animal Program Ban

The bill prohibits any exhibition of animals that provide entertainment, which means even outreach and educational programs will be banned. [...]
USARK: Lacey Act Amendments Included in House Report

USARK: Lacey Act Amendments Included in House Report

Lacey Act amendments regarding injurious species are included in a report from the House Select Committee on the Strategic Competition Between the Uni [...]
USARK Alert: Last NARBC of 2023 This weekend in St. Louis

USARK Alert: Last NARBC of 2023 This weekend in St. Louis

FWS will be considering these species to be listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA): Bornean earless monitor lizard (Lanthanotus borneensis), bl [...]
NARBC Arlington and CITES Amphibian Trade Review

NARBC Arlington and CITES Amphibian Trade Review

When a nonnative species is listed under ESA, even domestically born and bred animals can no longer be sold in interstate commerce by private breeders [...]
Updates to Endangered Species Act, Lacey Act Amendments

Updates to Endangered Species Act, Lacey Act Amendments

Phil and Garrett discuss the potential additions to the Endangered Species Act, as well as the ever-threatening Lacey Act Amendments [...]
Gary Bagnall Resigns as Chairman of the Board of USARK

Gary Bagnall Resigns as Chairman of the Board of USARK

Gary and Zoo Med will still fully support USARK going forward, including pro bono services and maintaining their status as our largest and most consis [...]
10 Great Christmas Gifts For Reptile Lovers

10 Great Christmas Gifts For Reptile Lovers

It is that time a year. Make your reptile related gift count. Your reptile lover will be thankful! [...]
Florida FWC Denies Captive Breeding Request of Diamondback Terrapins

Florida FWC Denies Captive Breeding Request of Diamondback Terrapins

The proposal, put out by USARK Florida for commercial breeding of the species would have reduced pressure on wild populations. [...]
USARK Florida Proposes Captive Breeding of Diamondback Terrapins

USARK Florida Proposes Captive Breeding of Diamondback Terrapins

USARK FL has sent its proposal to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, which may rule on the proposal. [...]
Captive Wildlife Permit Rules Changed In Florida

Captive Wildlife Permit Rules Changed In Florida

"Leaving Floridians’ livelihoods, businesses, hobbies and pets open to wide interpretation. . . is scary to all permit holders, especially those of us [...]
America COMPETES Act of 2022

America COMPETES Act of 2022

This bill gives supreme unilateral authority to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to determine what species can be imported into the U.S. [...]
USARK Challenges Florida’s New Law On Reptile Keeping Restrictions

USARK Challenges Florida’s New Law On Reptile Keeping Restrictions

The United States Association of Reptile Keepers (USARK) is challenging a new law signed last month by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis that places restricti [...]
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