February 1, 2011

  • More good news, and just a few years ago every day seemed to bring bad news for the North Fork of the Flathead River- Tester, Baucus renew effort to protect Flathead River Basin. By Rob Chaney. Missoulian.

  • Egyptian jackal is not a jackal, but a gray wolf- This species of wolf is apparently very interesting because it shares habitat and prey with similar (but non-wolf) animals.  That would put them in competition. New African Wolf Discovered. ScienceDaily

  • The practice of fracking, or hydraulic fracture drilling has been a highly damaging practice wherever it is used and now Congress is asking the EPA to take a harder look. Diesel Use in Gas Drilling Cited as Violation of Safe-Water Law. New York Times

  • Good news from Oregon Three wolves have been confirmed in the northeast corner of Oregon near the border with Washington. The “pack” of three wolves, at this point, should more appropriately considered a group until they determine what sexes the group consists of. It likely is a pack though. Wolf pack confirmed in Umatilla County.…


Author

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.

Subscribe to get new posts right in your Inbox

Latest Posts

×