From the daily archives: Wednesday, April 2, 2008

This southwest Montana national forest is the largest in Montana, with many mountain ranges, splendid backcountry and scenic frontcountry as well. There are many species of wildlife. I could go on, but the important point is that the comment period on the new forest plan has been extended to the end of April.

Not only […]

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Idaho Takes Over Wolf Management
News Release. Idaho Fish and Game
March 31, 2008

Friday, March 28, Idaho took over management of gray wolves throughout the state.

Wolves north and south of Interstate 90 now will be managed as big game animals. But federal officials still play a part in wolf depredation issues.


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I wonder if this falls under Idaho’s new law that let’s people with animals shoot wolves if the wolves seem to be thinking bad thoughts about their livestock? It’s very irritating to me because there are just a handful of wolves in Eastern Idaho.

Idaho Fish and Game investigating shooting of two wolves in […]

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Wyoming: Cougar mom adopts pair of orphaned male kittens. By Cory Hatch. Jackson Hole News and Guide.

It’s almost like a pack of cougar now! Is part of it protection from wolves?

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Contacting Info

On April 2, 2008 By

ynp4me took the time to gather information about who to contact in Wyoming. It was sent as a comment, but due to the work involved, I am moving it to a post.

Ralph Maughan

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I made a quick list of people to contact for and then […]

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The Yellowstone Club in Montana, Tamarack Resort in Idaho, and Promontory in Utah are bankrupt or on the way.

Should we weep?

Luxury Real Estate. Credit Suisse’s Troubled Rocky Mountain Empire. By Jonathan Weber. New West.

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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