I wish to respond to the self-serving opinion piece in the March 16 Missoulian by Gordy Sanders and Loren Rose of Pyramid Lumber Company in Seeley Lake titled “Work together to pass Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Project.”
The Blackfoot-Clearwater Stewardship Project is a good example of “PPSC” socialism: privatize the profits, […]Continue Reading →
Boise, IDAHO – Today, Western Watersheds Project filed a lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management in Nevada over its approval of new fences in important sage-grouse habitat on the Argenta allotment. Fences harm sage-grouse in a variety of ways. The decision to build the fences along six sections of streams on public lands was […]Continue Reading →
When Adrian Sewell of New Mexico made a big show of traveling to the besieged Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in January to tear up his grazing permit and denounce the Forest Service, it was apparently just a big show. The “renegade rancher” has signed the Annual Operating Instructions (AOIs) and reportedly paid his 2016 grazing bill […]Continue Reading →
Idaho Fish and Game wants to harass and kill pelicans down to half their present population-
IDFG is seeking comments thru April 2 on a long-term plan to manage pelicans for the next ten years.
The goal of the “Management Plan for the Conservation of American White Pelicans in Idaho 2016-2025” is […]Continue Reading →
Some mountain bikers are attempting to amend and weaken the Wilderness Act
MISSOULA, MONTANA – This week 116 conservation organizations from across America have asked Congress to oppose attempts to amend and weaken the Wilderness Act and Wilderness protections by allowing bicycles in designated Wilderness.
“For over a half century, the […]Continue Reading →
Boise, IDAHO – Conservation groups voluntarily dismissed their lawsuit against high-elevation domestic sheep grazing in the “Summer West Range of Centennial Mountains because the government has agreed not to graze again until it completes a full environmental review of the potential impacts of the activity. It has previously committed not to grazing in Summer East Range or […]Continue Reading →
Point Reyes National Seashore, a national park unit, is one of the most iconic sections of the California coast. Lying just north of San Francisco, Point Reyes is a dynamic slice of the California landmass moving northwards along the San Andres Fault relative to the mainland. The National Seashore includes isolated beaches, cliffs, flowery […]Continue Reading →
PEER (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility)–
Commercial Cell Service Clashes with National Park Policies and Values-
Washington, DC — Calls to increase cellular and broadband coverage inside national parks are running up against policies to protect natural soundscapes, pristine vistas and serenity, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). This month, […]Continue Reading →
For Immediate Release, March 9, 2016
Aggressive State-sanctioned Hunting, Trapping Should Trigger Ongoing Federal Oversight of Idaho, Montana Wolves
VICTOR, Idaho— The Center for Biological Diversity and four other conservation organizations today filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to extend the federal […]Continue Reading →
Texas right wing religious nut in Idaho to scam delegates-
Ted Cruz, the most immoderate person running for President, is in Idaho stumping for Republican delegates to be chosen in their March 8 primary election.
It is not impossible that Ted Cruz could win enough delegates to throw the Republican convention into brokering a candidate. […]Continue Reading →