From the daily archives: Tuesday, October 10, 2006

However, Bill Schneider argues that his heroic status is purely inadvertent.

Read the column in New West.

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The poor dears!

Story in the Idaho Mountain Express. By Steve Benson.

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Dr. John Way commented on the thread on the Vermont canid, which might be a wolf. I asked him if he would write about the relationship of the large Eastern coyote and wolves. He did. Thanks John!

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Idaho Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Jerry Brady and Republican nominee Butch Otter finally had a debate of sorts.

It turns out they differ considerably on conservation issues. Otter’s lack of clarity on the out-of-state-funded “property rights” Proposition 2 was troublesome. They also differed on Wilderness and Otter made it clear that while he might sign a […]

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Carnivore conservation has a great story on the slow and threatened return of the jaguar to the American Southwest.

If the border fence is built, I think part of the plan should be a reintroduction of jaguar.

Note that President Bush recently signed an authoization to build a […]

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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