It is time to create a new page of “Interesting Wildlife News.” Please put your wildlife news in the comments below. Do not post copyrighted material.
Here is the link to the “old” wildlife news of April 5, 2016.
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 Glacier National Park
Environmental regulations and endangered species protections are not at fault for Western logging’s decline.
George Wuerthner OPINIONJune 15, 2016Web Exclusiv
Note: the opinions expressed in this column are those of the writer and do not necessarily reflect those of High Country News, its board or staff. If you’d like to share an opinion […]
How do scientists make judgments that require consideration of ‘the best available science’ under conditions of high uncertainty? To gain insight into this question, we surveyed a group of grizzly bear researchers. We found that the majority of experts recommended continued listing of bears, and that experts who were employed by state and federal agencies […]
Last week, Western Watersheds Project and our allies scored one for bighorn sheep on the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest of Montana. Bighorn herds in the Greenhorn Mountains were threatened by the agency’s failure to consider the impacts of domestic sheep grazing in the nearby Gravelly Mountains.
WWP, Gallatin Wildlife Association, WildEarth Guardians, and Yellowstone Buffalo Foundation […]
Whatever you do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Goethe
For the first time, the Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act (NREPA) was introduced into the Senate by Senator Whitehouse and has seven co-sponsors including Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid.
The bill, S. 3022, would protect 23 million […]Continue Reading →
Carter Niemeyer, with his wife Jenny, has written his second book on his career restoring wolves to the Northern Rocky Mountains. The book is Wolf Land, in paperback and download. It is fourteen unnumbered chapters of his memoirs of wolves and wolf incidents. It is full of action and kept my attention. I read it in […]Continue Reading →
Wildlife Services Challenged
In early June environmental groups filed a law suit against the euphemistically named “Wildlife Services” WS (formerly Animal Damage Control) to halt its killing of wolves in Idaho.
Last year the federal agency killed 72 Idaho wolves at the behest of ranchers, and sometimes hunters as well. In the past decade, WS […]Continue Reading →
When one read papers about the effectiveness of fuel reductions to limit or control wildfires, there are several points to keep in mind. Many papers suggest that fuel treatments are effective–but under what conditions is critical. See comments below. First, keep in mind that most researchers are looking for success. So they tend to focus […]Continue Reading →
Wolf Pups at Slough Creek!
Copyright © Kathie Lynch
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“Wolf pups at Slough Creek!”—words that warm the heart of wolf watchers everywhere! For the first time since 2010 (when Lamar Canyon alpha “The ’06 Female” denned there), we have a den in view, and we get to watch the pups grow […]Continue Reading →
USDA’s Wildlife Services Has Killed Hundreds of Idaho Wolves
BOISE, Idaho— Five conservation groups filed a lawsuit in federal court today challenging the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services’ killing of gray wolves in Idaho.
The agency killed at least 72 wolves in Idaho last year, using methods including foothold traps, wire snares that strangle […]Continue Reading →
July 15-17, 2016 is the date for the bash in West Yellowstone-
The third annual Speak for Wolves is set to take place July 15-17, 2016 at the Historic Union Pacific Dining Lodge in West Yellowstone, Montana. This three-day family-friendly event will feature guest speakers, live music, food, poetry, film, dance and art […]Continue Reading →