From the daily archives: Wednesday, January 24, 2007

This article appeared today in the Idaho Mountain Express. It’s just another example that the elk herds are doing fine. I also hear the elk at Stanley are both fat and thick in numbers as well as up and down the Salmon River Canyon
The hills are alive with elk. Monarchs of the […]

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Let Science Dictate Wolf Decisions. Wolf Wrongly Blamed For Elk Decline, Livestock Losses. By Suzanne Asha Stone. A guest editorial in New West.

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Once the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service indicated they would negotiate with  Wyoming and maybe accept some version of the state’s wolf management plan, Wyoming politicians began to quibble, and now the Wyoming State Senate has written a wolf plan that wouldn’t even protect wolves in designated Wilderness areas next to Yellowstone. It’s Yellowstone and […]

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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