From the monthly archives: December 2011

For many years I’ve heard rumors of photographs of a Wildlife Services plane stationed in Rexburg, Idaho with wolf footprint stickers on it for each wolf the crew had killed. Here they are. No other words needed.

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The authors of the Wildlife News encourage thoughtful debate about the issues described herein. We strongly believe that through such discourse and information-sharing people become more knowledgeable about the issues–and thus–better advocates for wildlife, wild lands and the environment. However, while thoughtful discourse encourages a shared understanding of the issues, vitriolic argument leads to entrenchment […]

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Wolf fraud photography

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Photos of giant wolves or huge wolf packs near where you live?  It’s not so-

By now people are familiar seeing photos of dead cattle, sheep, elk, horses, whatever, all supposedly by killed voracious wolves. Some are eaten, some not.  Either way the amount eaten is put forward as evidence that wolves are incredibly hungry […]

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Wolf 692f illegally shot outside Yellowstone Park-

While there is no evidence any Yellowstone Park wolves have been killed inside the Park, in November a dispersed member of the Blacktail pack was shot near Gardiner, MT outside the Park about 4 weeks after the legal hunting in that zone closed.

Wolf 692F, who wore a […]

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At The Wildlife News, we get quite a few comments from people who enter a fake email addresses.  It is time to ask them to read the rules how to comment in this forum. You are free to use an alias as a name, but we want a real email, no exceptions!  That […]

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Very bad news from just outside of Yellowstone National Park.

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Pneumonia Confirmed in Cinnabar Mountain Bighorn Sheep.

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Pneumonia Confirmed in Cinnabar Mountain Bighorn Sheep

Friday, December 09, 2011
Fish & Wildlife – Region 3
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks […]

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Idaho Fish and Games issues warning about pretty exotic evergreen-

A news release with picture of two dead moose leads an important warning about the Japanese yew, an low evergreen with a red berry popular with people during the holidays and as a landscape plant.  The landscape part of the warning is becoming more relevant […]

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Montana greatly extends wolf hunting season-
Idaho to kill supposed large population of Lolo wolves with helicopters-

Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission has extended their wolf hunt not for just a month but for a month and half, with maybe more to follow.  Having reached only half their dead wolf quota in early December […]

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30 months in prison and other punishments when he’s out of the slammer-

Sidney Davis of Soda Springs, ID received a heavy sentence from federal judge Lynn Winmill. It’s 30 months in prison, 3 years of supervised probation when he’s out, $40,000 in restitution and no hunting or fishing or going with hunters or fishers […]

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Flare up over bed n’ breakfast gives insight to repression that is usually more subtle-

Recently we did a story on a controversy over license for a tiny bed n’ breakfast in Wallowa County near Joseph, OR, “NE Oregon . . […]

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December 2011


‎"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