Outcome for halting adverse climate change, protecting the environment, curbing pollution and toxics was very negative-
Republicans scored an across-the-board victory in Tuesday’s mid-term elections. That they did well is not surprising. Mid-term elections are almost always bad for a President’s party, especially in the sixth year of a two-term President. Republicans, however, did even […]Continue Reading →
A good, but roadside griz, is shot after transplant far to the NE-
Grizzly bear 760 was a popular sub-adult male in the Grand Teton NP area. Photographers had followed him from his cubhood. He was probably one of even more famous grizzly 399’s cubs from 2013, or one of 399’s older daughter, 610’s.
Despite […]Continue Reading →
Once again incredible migration ability of wolves shows-
Photographs were first taken Oct. 4, 2014 near the North Rim of the canyon of what was almost certainly a wild Northern Rockies gray wolf. Since then the animal has been seen and photographed several more times.
The three photos from a longer series that I looked […]Continue Reading →
How much longer before the feedlots are hit?
Nightmare “mad elk” or “mad deer” disease, the always lethal malady spread by prions (infectious proteins), keeps creeping ever closer the the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem in Wyoming and to the massive elk winter feedlots. In these, it is expected to spread like wildfire in cheatgrass.
According to […]Continue Reading →
Literature and Conservation in the West
By Mark Bailey and Kirsten Allen
Ten years ago I sat down and read Michael Crichton’s novel State of Fear. While far from his best work, it was his usual roller coaster of a techno-thriller. And, rather strangely, it was blatantly Ayn Rand-like in its political speeches that attempted […]Continue Reading →
UPDATE 10/17/2014: Due to a request by Representative Peter DeFazio of Oregon, the comment period has been extended until Midnight Mountain Time, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2014.
The BLM is asking for comments on an Environmental Assessment that examines the impacts of issuing a Special Recreation Permit (SRP) to conduct a predator killing contest on […]Continue Reading →
The annual Frank Church Conference on Public Affairs this year, this weekend, will be in Boise, Idaho. This year the conference is entitled Wilderness, America’s Heritage.”
The conference will discuss How did the Wilderness Act of 1964 become public law? What kind of framework did the Wilderness Act establish? How has the Wilderness Act functioned during the past fifty […]Continue Reading →
I sent this into the Helena IR in response to an article that basically tried to portray the idea that environmental lawyers and groups were getting rich off of law suits that are often characterized as “frivolous”. In truth no one wins a law suit if it’s frivolous, and the fact that some groups win […]Continue Reading →