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Findings contradict local views on the dire effect of wolves on elk calves-

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and University of Montana have a 3-year study going to find out about elk and predator relations in the southern part (the “upper part”)  of the Bitterroot Valley, Montana.  By the time of the recently ended  […]

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This is a rational look at wolf-livestock, pet conflicts-

By “rational,” I mean unemotional calculation of risk and costs/benefits of various actions.
Ralph Maughan
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University of Wisconsin news release
Livestock risks from Wisconsin wolves localized, predictable
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

A map, generated by researchers at […]

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On W, the environmental Scrooge Balance Nature, Eat a Fetus.

Related to the second story above is an interesting one I heard today.

A  friend of mine reported to a livestock operator family that their heifer was stuck in a cattle guard. Their sympathetic response, “I guess we’ll have hamburger tonight.”

One […]

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‎"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