Motion triggered cameras show benefits of timber road obliteration on Clearwater N.F. in Idaho

Story by John Cramer. Missoulian.

One of keys to restoring the elk population in the upper Clearwater may be removing unneeded and “bleeding” logging roads than killing native bears, cougar and wolves.





Dr. Ralph Maughan is professor emeritus of political science at Idaho State University. He was a Western Watersheds Project Board Member off and on for many years, and was also its President for several years. For a long time he produced Ralph Maughan’s Wolf Report. He was a founder of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition. He and Jackie Johnson Maughan wrote three editions of “Hiking Idaho.” He also wrote “Beyond the Tetons” and “Backpacking Wyoming’s Teton and Washakie Wilderness.” He created and is the administrator of The Wildlife News.

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