In Episode 76 of District of Conservation, Gabriella discusses her thoughts on the ‘Tiger King’ documentary from a wildlife conservationist standpoint and why it’s good news the Department of Homeland Security listed firearms manufacturers and ammunition companies as “Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce” businesses. 

SHOW NOTES: 

Tiger King 

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acTdxsoa428

Joe Exotic’s lawsuit: https://www.facebook.com/100004764370656/posts/1502010496634415/?d=n

https://nypost.com/2020/03/26/tiger-king-star-joe-exotic-files-94m-lawsuit-wants-presidential-pardon/

Lacey Act: https://legcounsel.house.gov/Comps/Lacey%20Act%20Amendments%20Of%201981.pdf

ESA: https://www.epa.gov/laws-regulations/summary-endangered-species-act

States you can own tigers in: https://www.online-paralegal-programs.com/can-you-believe-its-legal-pet-tigers/ 

Accredited non-AZA wildlife preserves and centers: https://integrativebiology.natsci.msu.edu/undergraduate-program/hands-on-opportunities/internships/list-of-non-aza-accredited-facilities/

Big Cat Public Safety Act: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/2561

Tiger Permit: https://twitter.com/CrimeADay/status/1243675561823801344

Firearms Businesses Are Essential During Coronavirus Pandemic

Article: https://theresurgent.com/2020/03/29/dhs-firearmsessential-critical-infrastructure-workforce-covid-19/

DHS CISA Advisory Memorandum: https://www.cisa.gov/sites/default/files/publications/CISA_Guidance_on_the_Essential_Critical_Infrastructure_Workforce_Version_2.0_Updated.pdf

NSSF Praises DHS Move: https://www.nssf.org/nssf-thanks-trump-administration-for-industrys-critical-infrastructure-designation/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=NSSF&utm_content=NSSF%20Thanks%20Trump%20Administration%20for%20Industry%27s%20Critical%20Infrastructure%20Designation

Author

  • Gabriella Hoffman

    Gabriella Hoffman is a Media Strategist and Award-Winning Outdoor Writer. She hosts the "District of Conservation" podcast and CFACT's original YouTube series "Conservation Nation." Learn more about her work at www.gabriellahoffman.com