November 16, 2011

  • Quota of 18 wolves was reached over a large area of the state- Unit 390 which is the following counties closed after 18 wolves were killed and tagged. Prairie, Custer, Powder River, Silver Bow, Golden Valley, Fergus, Cascade, Meagher, Gallatin, Park, Judith Basin, Wheatland, Sweet Grass, Dawson, Stillwater, Carbon, Petroleum, Musselshell, Big Horn, Treasure, Rosebud,…

  • REVA (H.R. 3432) Would Provide Cash Option for Grazing Permittees Conservationists hailed the introduction of the Rural Economic Vitalization Act (H.R. 3432) in Congress, a bill that would allow federal grazing permittees to voluntarily relinquish their grazing permits back to the managing federal agency in exchange for compensation paid by a third party. The bill…


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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