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The emergence of the Shasta Pack shows OR-7s year of visits was no fluke-

Wolf supporters in California and elsewhere are rejoicing with the discovery of the state’s first wolf pack in a century.

There are five, 4-month old pups, and two adults. This is probably the first year for the pack. They roam the […]

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The article below has many important points from the Antiplanner that I believe are quite accurate.

The FS spends almost a thousand dollars per acre trying to control fires. This is due to the absolutely insane response of the agency to fire.

First, most fires self extinguish without any control, yet we waste money jumping […]

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It is time to create a new page of “Interesting Wildlife News.” Please put your wildlife news in the comments below.
Do not post copyrighted material, and here is the link to the “old” wildlife news of July 3, 2015

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Hope you can join us on August 7-9, 2015 at the historic Union Pacific Dining Lodge in West Yellowstone, Montana for Speak for Wolves! Friday August 7
6:00pm doors open with music by Neil Haverstick.
7:00pm Screening of OR-7 the Journey with filmmaker […]

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News came out last week that taxpayer-funded and woefully misnamed Wildlife Services killed five wild wolves in central Idaho for alleged livestock depredation—another in a long line of such wolf-killing actions by this secretive government agency.

Wildlife Services, which Congressman Peter DeFazio calls “one of the most opaque and least accountable agencies” in the […]

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Yellowstone Wolf Update
Copyright Kathie Lynch 2015

The key words for wolf watching in Yellowstone this summer have to be patience, luck, and sunscreen! Sightings are often hard to come by and may require long hours of standing in the broiling sun watching, waiting, and hoping–or simply being in the right place at the […]

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Sightseers disturb bear feeding habits, biologists warn, but Park Service shows little willingness to redirect human traffic

One of the most awe-inspiring wildlife spectacles in the world is the scene of brown bears catching salmon at Katmai National Park. During the summer sockeye salmon runs, brown bears congregate on the Brooks River to […]

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Zack Strong
Montana Office NRDC
Bozeman, Montana

Dear Zack,

I just read the article in NRDC’s On Earth about the JBarL ranch in Montana’s Centennial Valley. As the Montana representative, I suspect you had a hand in helping to promote this article.

http://www.onearth.org/earthwire/montana-cattle-ranching-wolves

Now I know you didn’t write the piece, […]

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It is time to create a new page of “Interesting Wildlife News.”     Please put your wildlife news in the comments below.

Beaver-felled willow trees. East Fork Mink Creek near Pocatello, ID. Copyright Ralph Maughan

 

Do not post copyrighted material, and here is the link to the “old” wildlife news of  June 2, […]

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Five to one in favor comments were not well publicized-

This month the National Park Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released a detailed report on the recent comments the public made on the proposal to restore grizzly bears to the North Cascades in Washington State. The report goes on at great length, but […]

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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