California becomes first state to ban fur trapping after Gov. Newsom signs law — Natural History Wanderings

The LA Times reports California has enacted a new ban on fur trapping for animal pelts, making it the first state to outlaw a centuries-old livelihood that was intertwined with the rise of the Western frontier. The Wildlife Protection Act of 2019, signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday, prohibits commercial or recreational trapping on […]

via California becomes first state to ban fur trapping after Gov. Newsom signs law — Natural History Wanderings

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