From the daily archives: Friday, November 11, 2011

Oregon Wild announces contest to name the wolf, now just “OR7”, that has crossed the state, maybe headed for California-

The conservation group Oregon Wild just announced a two-part contest for Oregon children and teenagers to suggest names for “OR-7”.  This lone wolf’s 300 journey across Oregon has captured the imagination of many. Here is […]

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Law makes hash of the talk of superb state level wolf management?

In the new Montana wolf hunt those who shoot a wolf can tag it and walk away, leaving the entire wolf on the ground.  Nick Gevock of the Montana Standard just blew the whistle on this amendment that was sneaked into Montana’s game […]

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Abundant grass in mountains and lack of snow keeps elk off of Refuge-

The amazing wet spring and early summer continue to affect wildlife (and hunting) in NW Wyoming.  Usually this time of year elk are moving onto the National Elk Refuge in Jackson Hole. This year, however, numbers are very low, with prized bulls […]

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November 2011


‎"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