We have made links to web cams in Idaho, Montana and Western Wyoming (wolf country)-.
Alpine, ID/WY web cam. Located on the Idaho-Wyoming border looking east to the mouth of the Snake River Canyon.
Apgar Mountain web cam. This is a backcountry web cam in […]
Federal Court Finds the BLM Broke the Law in Permitting Desert Grazing-
Greta Anderson, Western Watersheds Project (520)623-1878
Sandy Bahr, Grand Canyon Chapter of the Sierra Club (602)253-8633
Laurie Rule, Advocates for the West (503)914-6388
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Phoenix, AZ. Two conservation groups have won their legal claims against the […]
Elk breeders push to relax rules. Legislature close to rejecting the breeders-
White-tailed deer and the parasitic meningeal worm (Parelaphostrongylus tenuis) coexist fairly well. They have fought each other to a near standstill in evolutionary conflict spanning perhaps a million years. The whitetails rarely get sick from these adult nematode type worms that live in […]
The sides, unfortunately that is the way it appears, are getting ready for the public meetings for the restoration of a grizzly bear population in Washington’s North Cascades Ecosystem. The first one is March 3 in Winthrop, WA. Here is the complete list.
Tuesday, March 3rd in Winthrop from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Red Barn Upper […]
Study and photos show terrific regrowth of riparian vegetation-
Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge in southern Oregon had been grazed by cattle for many decades when in 1991 the cattle were removed.
The refuge had been created in 1936 as a “last stronghold” for remnant pronghorn antelope. Since that time wildlife conservation has grown more general. […]
Upsurge since 2012 brings year end population to 109-
The long struggling population of Mexican wolves in Arizona and New Mexico has finally topped the initial (interim) reintroduction goal of 100 wild wolves. At the end of 2014, the official estimate was a minimum of 109 wolves. The population was close to equal between Arizona […]Continue Reading →
Most elk since 1998 now being fed-
Since 2015 began, the winter in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, has been the mildest in the memory of most folks. As a result, the almost snow-free National Elk Refuge would be expected harbor only scattered elk, and the elk there would not be chowing down on compressed alfalfa pellets. […]Continue Reading →
Renewal of 15 sheep grazing permits on Big Desert grazing allotment challenged-
Boise, ID—Today, Western Watersheds Project filed a lawsuit challenging the Department of Interior’s approval of fifteen sheep grazing permits for the Big Desert Sheep allotment located partly within Idaho’s Craters of the Moon National Monument. In addition to renewing the […]Continue Reading →
Here is current news and notes-
On Feb 9, there was a contentious first hearing on the bills by Senator Jennifer Fielder of Thompson Falls, a leader in the effort for Montana to gain ownership of the U. S. public lands. It was on SB 215 (see next paragraph). Contentious hearing on first of several federal […]Continue Reading →