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 [...]
Today the Idaho Senate Resources and Environment Committee unanimously passed H470, the bill creating the Wolf Control Board, but the bill will be amended to include minor changes, including one that would put the board under the governor’s office, before going to the full Senate.
The Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee will determine the level of [...]
The Idaho Senate Resources and Environment Committee has scheduled a hearing for H 470, the Wolf Control Board bill. There will be an opportunity for public testimony and a vote will take place to send it to the Senate Floor.
1:30 P.M., Friday, March 14, 2014
Idaho Statehouse, Boise, Idaho.
Minnesota is the Great Lakes state not run by the Republicans. As a result, the state continues on in a fairly progressive way. including wildlife. Minnesota was the last holdout of wolves in the 48 states. From there they made a grand comeback in Wisconsin and Michigan. For a while it seemed the anti-wolf hysteria [...]
With all of the horrible things happening in Idaho’s wolf management, it is hard to focus on other, perhaps more, important issues facing Idaho wildlife. With a deadline of 2015 bearing down for the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to make a decision about whether the greater sage grouse should receive protection under the [...]
During the holidays, while the 1st Annual 2-Day Coyote and Wolf Derby was taking place in Salmon, Idaho, writer Christopher Ketcham, our very own Brian Ertz, his sister Natalie Ertz, and my neighbor Brian Walker decided to enter the derby as contestants. The story they brought back was very insightful and I have been anticipating [...]
Some of the checkerboard landscape(s) across the western US can be attributed to the Congressional land grants made to the railroad barons in the 1800′s. While some lands were eventually developed for railroads, others never were. Unfortunately, instead of these unused lands being returned to the public domain, some were sold off to timber barons, [...]Continue Reading →
The war for the public’s mind
In the war against our wildlife and habitat, there are other sub wars (tactics) taking place; such as the media and the manipulated science wars. It has long been recognized that he who controls the media, controls the minds, opinions and votes of the masses. As the internet [...]
Citizen Sacrifices Self to Draw Attention to, and Stop Wild Bison Slaughter
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 6, 2014
Stephany Seay, Buffalo Field Campaign, 406-646-0071
Mike Mease, Buffalo Field Campaign, 406-640-0109
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, GARDINER BASIN, MT: This morning, Comfrey Jacobs, a twenty-year old citizen concerned for wild bison, placed life, limb and [...]Continue Reading →
Many hunter organizations like to promote the idea that hunters were the first and most important conservation advocates. They rest on their laurels of early hunter/wildlife activist like Teddy Roosevelt, and George Bird Grinnell who, among other things, were founding members of the Boone and Crocket Club. But in addition to being hunter advocates, these [...]Continue Reading →
Jack Hopkins collects a sample of black bear hair in Yosemite National Park.
Black bears in Yosemite National Park and elsewhere are notorious for seeking out human food, even breaking [...]Continue Reading →