August 21, 2008

  • This article is about the difference between the Big Wood River Valley and the adjacent Sawtooth Valley. Regarding the large effort being made so keep the Phantom Hill Pack out of trouble, I want to add that our organization, the Wolf Recovery Foundation, is a financial supporter of this project. “A tale of two valleys.…

  • Protecting the remaining roadless areas on the national forests is not nearly as controversial as designating Wilderness areas, but these areas have no real protection under the Bush Administration, or before until the executive order by President Clinton. The New York Times says “There Ought to be a Law” to protect them. – – –…

  • Open up the 1922 Colorado River Compact? Fighting words! This is probably the best piece on the implications of McCain;s statement. Diary of a Mad Voter: Joan McCarter McCain’s Water Woes “For a Senator from a Western state, John McCain is showing some serious disconnectedness from the issues that matter out here. Is he really…


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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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