From the daily archives: Thursday, May 15, 2008

Ticks, starvation – lots of things kill ungulates in Idaho :

Biologists track carcases in  E. Idaho river – The Olympian

It will be interesting to see whether any anti-predator group sends out an alert about the vicious ticks devastating game species in Idaho.  Perhaps we’ll see some grandstanding about the need to control […]

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Imagine that !  A presidential candidate willing to speak up about wildlife !

Clinton  Reports on Washington Wildlife – Wall Street Journal Blog

Hey, it’s more than has been said by anyone else…

To be fair:

Green Evangelical Applauds McCain’s Environment Speech –  The Christian Post

Why Obama is Winning the […]

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A wolf was illegally shot in Wyoming, an endeavor it seems difficult to accomplish considering the state’s absurdly lax rules governing the killing of wolves as-is.

Wolf illegally shot in northwest Wyoming – AP

It’s lawlessness.

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Groups: Stop hazing bison near Yellowstone – Jackson Hole Daily

It has got to be hell watching what is happening with those bison calves being pushed 20 + miles.

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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