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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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Evidence is the onslaught of these ecologically useless fish is ending-

We haven’t discussed the status of the illegally introduced lake trout in Yellowstone Lake for two years now, but the continuing evidence for their decline is good.

The dawn to dusk, 6-days-a-week effort, gillnetting with five boats is catching fewer lake trout each year. […]

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Scenic source of Big Lost River has been abused by cattle too long-

Western Watersheds Project goes to court to protect fish in Copper Basin

Boise, ID – In order to defend fisheries on the Salmon-Challis National Forest, Western Watersheds Project filed a lawsuit today against the U.S. Forest Service for its authorization of harmful […]

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This is ironic. Hunters and livestock owners complain that wolves are decimating elk herds and livestock. Yet the state finds it has too many elk. Of course, some of those abundant elk are in the eastern part of the state where there are few wolves, but much of the western part of the state is […]

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America’s most fundamental wildlife treaty strangled of funding in House with a voice vote!

South Carolina’s Republican congressman Jeff Duncan decided to do a little something special for his favorite constituents. That is not the people in his district. It is the oil companies.

As part of his “True ‘All of the Above Approach […]

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Livestock grazing harm to the imperiled bird ignored-

The U. S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) just released the final environmental reviews for proposed land use plans. These, it says, “will help conserve greater sage-grouse habitat and support sustainable economic development on portions of public lands in 10 states […]

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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 May 11, 2015.

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Finally, the story gets out of the confines of Wyoming-

While it was in its making, The Wildlife News was one of the few media sources outside Wyoming that covered the now well known data trespass bill, which is now a Wyoming state law.

Several months later the story finally went national when law professor, […]

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Is this a question for science?

I increasingly read articles or hear it said that we must learn (or remember) that humans are part of nature too.

This is because, it is often argued, we share so much with other animals. The differences between us are only matters of degree, not of kind.  Those who argue […]

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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” news of April 18, 2015.

 

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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