July 5, 2011

  • The new Teanaway Pack is in the Che Elum area of the Cascade Mountains about an hour’s drive from Seattle. Its discovery could bring the number of WA state wolves to as many as 25. The other packs are the Lookout Pack in Okanogan County, and the Salmo and Diamond Packs in Pend Oreille (PONDER…

  • Area of recreational sprawl in the Mogollon Rim country is full of elk that often mix with people- The elk said to still be “at large.” It is not clear what prompted the elk to stomp the woman, but elk mix frequently with people in this area of forest, grassland, tourists and second homes. “Elk…

  • A massive forest fire and sudden right-wing politics makes survival of the rarest wolf slimmer still- New Mexico had a pretty good governor, Bill Richardson, in terms of wildlife, but he retired and was replaced by Susana Martinez of the far right. She replaced four members of the New Mexico State Game Commission, and they…


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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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