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 […]
In a recent blog post, Defenders of Wildlife is grossly misleading the public claiming that they have “saved the last wild bison” by participating in and supporting the quarantine of buffalo that originated as wild calves from Yellowstone. Quarantine is a domestication process. There is no benefit from quarantine to bison as wildlife. Quarantine […]
Down to 7 Percent of Historic Range and Declining, Grouse Needs Stronger Federal Protection
WASHINGTON— Conservation groups today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its decision to designate the Gunnison sage grouse as a “threatened” rather than “endangered” species under the Endangered Species Act. The agency’s […]
There has really been a lot of reader generated news here lately. So now it is time for another new page for wildlife news. Please use “comment” at the bottom to post your news. Do not post entire articles unless you have our permission, or post copyrighted materials unless you own the copyright. Here is […]
WildEarth Guardians and Western Environmental Law Center sue U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for insufficient critical habitat to recover the lynx-
MISSOULA, Mont. — Today, Nov. 17, WildEarth Guardians represented by the Western Environmental Law Center filed suit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) for failing to designate as critical habitat large […]
Partial salvation for griz — moths-
Grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone eat more kinds of food than the average person. It is now known that these Greater Yellowstone ecosystem grizzlies consume 266 identified plant and animals species.
Greater Yellowstone bears do have to try harder because two of their previously major sources of food […]
PEER creates a BLM Rangelands Health map-
Grazing activists are going to cheer an interactive map created by PEER (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility).
As they sent their comments on the Greater sage grouse to the US. Fish and Wildlife Service, PEER wrote:
The comments are […]Continue Reading →
BLM Approves Unprecedented 5-year Permit to Allow Killing Contests for Wolves, Coyotes, Weasels, Rabbits, Skunks and Others
BOISE, Idaho— Conservation groups filed a lawsuit today asking a judge to halt an annual, privately sponsored wild animal killing contest that was granted a five-year permit by the Idaho Bureau of Land Management. Recalling Idaho’s infamous bunny-killing drives, […]Continue Reading →
MONTANA: Western Watersheds Project and Buffalo Field Campaign petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) today to list the Yellowstone bison under the Endangered Species Act. Yellowstone bison are found primarily in Yellowstone National Park and migrate into the jurisdictions of Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming where the wildlife species is forcibly removed or destroyed […]Continue Reading →
WASHINGTON— Bowing to political pressure, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today designated the Gunnison sage grouse as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act instead of the more protective “endangered” status proposed in January 2013. Downgrading the grouse to “threatened” will let the agency propose a special pro-industry rule to continue allowing activities threatening the […]Continue Reading →
Recently I was wandering through a burnt forest in the aftermath of a wildfire with a mixed group of people as part of a field trip with a forest collaborative. We were examining the burn severity pattern that a wildfire had carved through the forest. In many places, the fire had barely charred the ground, […]Continue Reading →