How to Plan a Vegan Wedding

Creature Talk

Even in a city the size of Minneapolis, it’s been difficult. What I hadn’t prepared myself for was that I might run into the same problems in Minneapolis. Filed under: Animal Rights , Veganism Tagged: Minneapolis wedding , Minnesota , planning a wedding , vegan food , vegan wedding , Veganism. Animal Rights Veganism Minneapolis wedding Minnesota planning a wedding vegan food vegan wedding

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Want a Career in Animal Rights?

Creature Talk

Compassionate Action for Animals in Minneapolis, MN is now hiring! Compassionate Action for Animals is a nationally-recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Minneapolis, MN focused on eliminating cruelty to animals through vegetarian outreach, education, and community building. Now might be your chance!

Minnesota Activist Indicted for Animal Terrorism

Critter News

From the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.I DeMuth and Carrie Feldman, another activist from Minneapolis have been jailed since Tuesday for refusing to answer questions before the federal grand jury in Davenport. don't see any mention in this article (or in this one from the Chicago Tribune ) about threats to human life in this incident. Straight vandalism and economic loss. Is this a valid prosecution? Is it terrorism?

Tornado Takes Toll on Wildlife

10,000 Birds

Birdchick has the sad tale of the destruction of a Minneapolis heronry. Though we obviously recognize that extreme weather causes death and destruction to humans we shouldn’t overlook the damage that it can do to wildlife as well. Asides

Feral Cats in American Cities

10,000 Birds

The other day, Minneapolis, Minnesota passed a feral cat ordinance. Let’s start with Minneapolis, because that is what sparked my interest. From the Star Tribune : Feral cats win a round at Minneapolis City Hall. … The ordinance would allow Minneapolis residents to establish cat “colonies” where abandoned and wild cats can be fed but also vaccinated, neutered and identified in an effort to humanely cut their population and control disease.

On the Land Grant University Meat Problem

Animal Person

If you might wish to thank Utne for helping inform about the land-grant-university (LGU) meat problem and ask them to do more on it, send a brief note to editor@utne.com or Editors, Utne Reader, 12 North 12th Street, Suite 400, Minneapolis, MN 55403 -- or ring them up at 612-338-5040 (editors actually answer the phone, but don't take advantage!).

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Crow Roosts

10,000 Birds

We have a large crow roost in downtown Minneapolis it takes forever for them to finally settle into sleep. Have you ever gone to look for a American Crow roost in the United States? In winter, crows gather by the thousands for form large roosts and sleep in the winter time. Some will travel as far as 20 miles during the day to forage, but return in late afternoon. It seems that more and more, American Crows are choosing to roost in urban areas.

Storm Damage and Birds

10,000 Birds

In June, storms hit Minneapolis very hard. On my way, I managed to flag down a Minneapolis Park and Recreation truck. I am fluent in bird. I can tell what bird territory boundaries are in my neighborhood or when an American Robin has spotted a bird eating hawk and when House Sparrows are agitated by Blue Jays are raiding their nests. I can even tell when a bird needs serious help. Some friends had come by to help me lift my window unit air conditioner into my window.

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Best Bird of the Year 2011

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qn Archaeopteryx-like theropod from China Runner-up: The Bald Eagle that swooped around over the Big Gay Race in Minneapolis in October, which I didn’t get a picture of. 2011 is about to become 2012 and birders the world over are taking a look at their year lists and reminiscing about the awesome sightings and devastating dips that they have experienced.

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Burial Beer Co.: Blade & Sheath

10,000 Birds

Blade & Sheath is the first beer by Burial I’ve reviewed for 10,000 Birds, but it’s not likely to be the last: their can-only offerings often feature birds thanks to the garish designs of their exclusive house artist, David Paul Seymour of Minneapolis.

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