Alan Gregory has a story in Counterpunch today. Midwest Wolves Fall Prey to PR Scam. Who Knew Slob Hunters Had PR Agents?

He is a regular poster at this blog and has it own at: Alan Gregory’s Conservation News.

 
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Ralph Maughan

Dr. Ralph Maughan is professor emeritus of political science at Idaho State University with specialties in natural resource politics, public opinion, interest groups, political parties, voting and elections. Aside from academic publications, he is author or co-author of three hiking/backpacking guides, and he is President of the Western Watersheds Project.

One Response to Midwest Wolves Fall Prey to PR Scam. Who Knew Slob Hunters Had PR Agents?

  1. avatar Mike Post says:

    This story has many angles. The anti-wolf PR is certainly off the wall and outside of any science or even ad hoc experience of any experienced outdoors person. SCI has stepped on their “something” by being involved in this and yet I have seen SCI pour money into conservation projects with no expectation of a any “big racks for big bucks” quid pro quo. I am not sure that every mouth that speaks for SCI is under control. That said, if they can’t manage their own PR, they deserve the reaction seen in this article, as polarizing and extreme as it is.

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