From the monthly archives: June 2008

It certainly sounds good.

Especially noted was the lack of effort by the BLM to do anything to protect wildlife habitat. So the states will have to take the initiative.

Also attending the Western Governors Conference was Dirk Kempthorne who agreed with the creation of habitat council. Doesn’t Kempthorne […]

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Brokaw backs wildlife

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Brokaw backs wildlife. By Noah Brenner, Jackson Hole News and Guide.

Former NBC news anchor Tom Brokaw urged the leaders of Western states and the Department of the Interior to protect wildlife corridors when considering energy and other development.

If you read the MSM, TIm Russert may have been a journalistic saint in […]

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Scientists experiment with tracking wolves by recording howls. BY Joe Jaszewski. Idaho Statesman.

We, the Wolf Recovery Foundation, are one of the groups providing financial support to test this innovation. A lot of folks will be happy to see the gradual disappearance of the radio collars outside of Yellowstone National Park. However, it is […]

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Resistance to the scientific consensus of the existence of climate change is waning ~ politicized prescriptions for inaction and for the relaxation of public environmental laws takes its place.

Last week, federal and state wildlife and public land managers gathered to talk about global warming and the effects it will have on western land and […]

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Public’s call of the wild. The Arizona Republic.

Earlier on this web site. Southwesterners want wolves.

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Brucellosis eradication from Greater Yellowstone currently impossible says Terry Cleveland. By Chris Merrill. Casper Star Tribune.

He doesn’t agree with conservation organizations either — closing elk feedlots won’t work.

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Endangered sockeye salmon beat projections in Columbia River. AP. Idaho Statesman.

After the collapse of the spring chinook salmon run into the Sacramento River this year, there was fear it would be general; but the sockeye salmon run bound for interior Oregon, […]

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Black Bear Resort. Big things are in store for Bear Lake. A planned development near the Utah-Idaho border would offer skiing, sailing and more. By Mike Gorrell. The Salt Lake Tribune.

This would create a huge new development in cold winter country 2 tanks of gas NE of Salt Lake City, Utah. Even if […]

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Just incredible! BLM plan calls for more 4400 wells on the Pinedale Anticline. AP

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It has over 90 titles. Some of these are very controversial with conservationists, such as the Owyhee Public Lands Management Act in Idaho.

News Release from Campaign for America’s Wilderness. Senate to consider major public lands bill.

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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