From the daily archives: Tuesday, September 5, 2006

In my last update on the Yellowstone Park wolves, I forgot to give information on the Cougar Creek Pack; and there was no information available on the Cougar Creek II Pack.

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Every year the Wolf Recovery Foundation, Defenders of Wildlife, and several other groups host the North American Wolf Conference. It is no longer held in conjunction with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

In 2006, like most years in the past, the conference was held at Chico Hot Springs, Montana. However, in 2007 we are […]

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Tom Turiano and his daughter and friend had a very interesting wolf experience at lower Green River Lake in the Wind River Mountains of Wyoming this past weekend.

Tom emailed me the story.

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One of the major factors every year whether there will be grizzly conflicts in the fall is the status of fat-rich whitebark pine crop.

If there is a good crop, the bears will stay at high elevations where the whitebark pine grows — just below timberline.

In recent years, there has been some pessimism about […]

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September 2006


‎"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