On this day, December 28th 1973, the Endangered Species Act was signed into law. It was created to protect animals and plants that were in danger of becoming extinct. "Nothing is more priceless and more worthy of preservation than the rich array of animal life with which our country has been blessed," said President Richard Nixon while signing the act on December 28, 1973. History The Endangered Species Act (ESA) was not the first act of its kind. It replaced the Endangered Species Conservation Act of 1969. But even before that, the U.S. government was steadily making the world a [...]
Breaking NEWS from Michigan DNR's Kevin Swanson says Deer Population is way up. ;) "We have a lot more deer on the landscape now," says Swanson. Wildlife specialists will soon be in the woods in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, tracking wolves. The Department of Natural Resources last conducted a wolf census in 2016, when it estimated more than 600 wolves prowled in the U.P. The DNR's Kevin Swanson says they don't know what to expect. But he says conditions may be right for an increase in the wolf population. "We have a lot more deer on the landscape now," says Swanson. But Swanson [...]
USDA issues report on cattle, Non-predator causes accounted for almost 98% of all deaths in adult cattle and almost 89% of all deaths in calves.
Surprised? We are not.... Ranchers need to get a reality check and stop Crying WOLF!! When you look at the below numbers and truly think about it. It really shows you how much natural death there is compared to Predators minuscule amount. Non-predator causes accounted for almost 98% of all deaths in adult cattle and almost 89% of all deaths in calves. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) has released "Death Loss in U.S. Cattle & Calves Due to Predator & Nonpredator Causes, 2015," a comprehensive report on producer-reported causes of death in cattle and [...]
Another Possible YELLOWSTONE or TETON WOLF POACHED This is a Prime example of why Wyoming has no business managing their wildlife! They gave a hunter who admitted he was going to wait to check the wolf in because he shot it in a closed area. Hunter was issued a "bondable" ticket, which in Wyoming means he can pay the ticket and not even be required to appear in Court. Hunter still has his weapons, truck.... Gros Ventre Wolf Poached North Jackson Game Warden Jon Stephens received a tip from a concerned sportsman regarding suspicious activity in the upper Gros Ventre [...]