From the daily archives: Thursday, April 19, 2007

A lot of folks had wondered whatever happened to the charges against now-convicted and sentenced would-be wolf poisoner Tim Sundles.

Here is the story from Reuters. Man sentenced for seeking to poison wolves. By Laura Zuckerman.

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The new cattle put into a Washington State Wildlife area are posted as a Google Flash video (please rate the video).

This is an outrage. These areas were purchased to restore wildlife, and salmon and steelhead habitat using your dollars. Now they have been opened to cattle in some kind of shady deal. Get […]

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This story drew a lot of attention last weekend. Today the Pocatello, Idaho State Journal ran a story about how the grizzly bear did not have rabies.. The story quoted Scott MacButch of Pocatello who was there and owned the adjacent property. Neither he, nor the victim wanted the grizzly bear killed. The original […]

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The Yukon Environment Department believes the infestation may be due to the warming climate. The winter tick doesn’t hurt elk much, but often greatly weakens moose.

Story Winter ticks invade Yukon elk herds. CBC News.

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This 45-million dollars worth of foot and bicycle trails is a really big national parks project. It will be very popular and may save lives by taking bicycles of the Grant Teton National Park roads, which can be very crowded and have to accommodate huge RVs.

On the other hand it may damage wildlife habitat […]

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‎"At some point we must draw a line across the ground of our home and our being, drive a spear into the land and say to the bulldozers, earthmovers, government and corporations, “thus far and no further.” If we do not, we shall later feel, instead of pride, the regret of Thoreau, that good but overly-bookish man, who wrote, near the end of his life, “If I repent of anything it is likely to be my good behaviour."

~ Edward Abbey