Fur Commission USA Opinions on Issues Affecting the Farmed Mink Industry
San Francisco Says NO To Sustainability
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Interview Requests: KEITH KAPLAN / Director of Communications Fur Information Council of America email@example.com or (323) 646-7791 San Francisco Says NO To Sustainability Thursday April 4, 2018 Los Angeles, CA — In an era when the public is overwhelmingly aware of the environmental and social costs of mass- produced fast…
San Francisco bans sale of fur, but Americans can’t get enough of it
Would Americans really rather go naked than wear fur? Not by a long shot. Originally Posted – 3/22/2018 on Marketwatch Maria LaMagna The city of San Francisco announced this week it’s banning the sale of animal fur products. The ordinance was made by the city’s Board of Supervisors, a legislative body in the city. It…
Furrier Yves Salomon Has A Message About The Fur Industry
Yves Salomon traces his history as a maker of artisanal furs back to 1920. His ancestor Gregory Salomon founded La Franco-Anglaise which supplied and traded pelts for the likes of Dior and Revillon. Today, the Yves Salomon brand (started by Gregory’s grandson) is sold everywhere from Harrod’s to Barney’s to Opening Ceremony and is synonymous…
Yukoners to celebrate local fur industry this weekend
Yukoners from all over the territory will be celebrating the local fur industry in Whitehorse this weekend.”We need to get back to celebrating the fact that we have a really important connection to fur in our Yukon culture,” said Kelly Milner, organizer of the new initiative, unFURled. UnFURled will hold a fur market at the…
Inaugural Nova Scotia Mink Farmers for Warmth campaign a success
WEST HANTS, N.S. — Mink farmers from across the province are pleased with the result of the inaugural Nova Scotia Mink Farmers for Warmth campaign. More than 500 items of winter clothing were collected and distributed throughout Hants County and the Digby to Yarmouth region.”It did better than we expected,” said Brian Huntley, of Burlington…
The search for beautiful furs played a key role in North American history, but did you know that the fur trade is still important?
Today there are more than 200,000 licensed trappers across the United States.
These trappers are our eyes and ears on the land helping to keep wildlife in balance with available habitat.
Trapping is carefully regulated to ensure we use only part of the surplus that nature produces.
Only abundant fur bearers are used.
Never endangered species
Watch the video to learn more!