Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources http://apr.org en Wildlife Rescue - New Rules http://apr.org/post/wildlife-rescue-new-rules <p></p><p>If you rescue an orphaned or injured wild animal in Alabama you could find yourself in a sticky situation, especially if it's one of the seven species&nbsp;that are no longer allowed to be cared for and rehabilitated&nbsp;under the new regulations.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>***************************&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Sat, 14 Sep 2013 13:45:00 +0000 Mindy Norton 37854 at http://apr.org Wildlife Rescue - New Rules Ala. Ending Rehab Of Baby Raccoons, Other Animals http://apr.org/post/ala-ending-rehab-baby-raccoons-other-animals <p></p><p>Wildlife lovers are protesting a new state rule they say is a death sentence for helpless baby raccoons, skunks and other wild animals in Alabama.</p><p>The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources says it will no longer issue permits letting groups or individuals rehabilitate raccoons, skunks, opossums, foxes, coyotes, feral pigs or bats.</p><p>The agency says anyone who finds an orphaned or sick animal should leave it in the wild, and humane organizations should euthanize any of the animals they receive.</p><p>But wildlife workers are appalled at the decision.</p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 21:16:29 +0000 The Associated Press 37338 at http://apr.org Ala. Ending Rehab Of Baby Raccoons, Other Animals Ala Sponsoring Dove Hunts for Kids http://apr.org/post/ala-sponsoring-dove-hunts-kids <p>Alabama's wildlife agency is sponsoring a series of dove hunts for children.</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 13:28:51 +0000 The Associated Press 35944 at http://apr.org Ala Sponsoring Dove Hunts for Kids