Join WWP’s wildfire lecture Monday! Western Watersheds Project is proud to announce a presentation by Author, Ecologist and Photographer
George Wuerthner on
“Rethinking Wildfire and Dead Trees” Boise State University
Old Business Bldg
Room 105 7:00 P.M. Monday,
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Allan Savory is an advocate for the livestock management system known as, Holistic Management (HM). He is a former member of the Rhodesian Parliament (now Zimbabwe) and has made his living as a consultant with the Savory Institute. He is best known for his recent appearance as a TED speaker where he made [...]Continue Reading →
Anti-coal port candidates now appear in charge in Whatcom County-
In recent years there has been a big effort to clear the way to build a huge coal terminal (seaport) near Bellingham, Washington to ship Wyoming and Montana coal to China. This has caused a big controversy in Whatcom County where Bellingham is, next to [...]Continue Reading →
Two-hundred and fifty million acres of public lands need your help.
The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resourcesis poised to move the so-calledGrazing Improvement Act of 2013 (S. 258) out to the floor, legitimizing this bad idea that is nothing more than an attempt to exclude conservation interests from public lands grazing management.
If [...]Continue Reading →
Year isn’t over but griz deaths in Greater Yellowstone only about half of 2012-
Earlier we wrote that grizzly bear deaths in the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem (GYE) this year appeared lower than expected. It was hard to say more at the time because the government was shut down and the official grizzly mortality count was [...]Continue Reading →
This memo shows that Wildlife Service not only sees that its job is to work for ranchers, not the general public, but that they view public oversight to be a major problem.
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Note that we received this memo as a pdf [...]Continue Reading →
This morning I came across an editorial in the Las Vegas Review-Journal that was obviously written by someone who knows next to nothing about sage grouse. As most of you know, editorials are articles written by the news editors of their respective papers that express the opinion of the newspaper. They are often unsigned. [...]Continue Reading →
The Facebook photo has gone viral. It drips with symbolic hostility and one actually dead wolf. Now the photo has been taken down on Facebook, but you can see it many places in case it hasn’t already been emailed to you. We received a half dozen or so by email. Our experience is hardly unique.
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More effective and less expensive than logging, beaver also provide fish, wildlife and flood control benefits-
After almost every large wildfire or fires that do significant damage to structures, people ask for proactive measures. The desire for this is rational. It needs no explanation.
Officeholders usually respond, verbally at least. Politicians’ solutions, however, are often [...]Continue Reading →