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Today, several groups filed a notice of intent (NOI) to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) over its decision to delist wolves in Wyoming. Delisting comes after USFWS accepted the minor changes made to the Wyoming wolf management plan which allows wolves to be killed by anyone, for any reason, […]

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Human-caused fire just one ridge south of Cache Creek!

Revised on 9/11 afternoon. All of the mountains immediately south of Jackson, WY have been closed due to the Little Horsethief Fire Horsethief Canyon Fire that started from an illegal private trash fire late Saturday and now is over 1500 2600 acres just south of the […]

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Montana becomes the state with biggest and largest number of wildlfires-
The Fontenelle Fire smokes up Western Wyoming recreation country-
Utah suffers from an amazing number of fires started by target shooting-

Wildfires are now on the decline in New Mexico and Arizona with one new exception, Continue Reading

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been found in elk, deer, and moose in several areas of Wyoming and has been moving ever closer to the already brucellosis infected elk herds that use feeding grounds in northwest Wyoming. The feeding grounds long ago caused the elk to stop migrating to a unique area along the Continental […]

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Commission moves quickly on plan, but transfer to state has to wait for Wyoming legislature to meet (2012)-

As expected the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission acted rapidly to approve the proposed Wyoming wolf management plan. Information available does not indicate whether ay changes were made in the plan when it was adopted.

Wyoming cannot […]

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Six packs use the Park, but none year round-

Under the Wyoming wolf plan being developed, the wolves of Yellowstone and Grand Teton are to be protected from hunting, but only when they are inside the Parks. Grand Teton is a small Park. The Park’s superintendent points this out in his official comment on the […]

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Okay, so you want to kill a wolf in a creative way. No Problem, if you’re in Wyoming. Wanna kill one by pulling it apart with horses? You’re good in Wyoming. Wanna poison one? You’re good in Wyoming. Wanna shoot it with a poison dart? You’re good in Wyoming. Wanna kill one by strapping dynamite […]

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Wonderful news!

And don’t believe that stuff about “these areas are no longer biologically suitable for the grizzly.” If they are not suitable, how is it that they are living there?

People who say things like that don’t seem to know much about the history of wildlife in the West.  The low point for wildlife […]

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The Snake River Canyon between Alpine and Jackson Hole, Wyoming is notable for its unstable mountainslopes. This mountain range is very prone to earthflows, one reason the Snake River Range is not cut up with dirt roads. The whole place would come down. However, a U.S. Highway has followed the canyon for perhaps 75 years, […]

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Encana could add 3,500 gas wells SW of Pinedale, WY-

Already reeling from the massive Jonah gas field, now a new field covering 4 times as much area is planned.  The “Normally Pressured Lance” natural gas field” (Son of Jonah, as some call it) comes at a time when the formerly pristine air of the […]

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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