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Washington Cattlemens Association pissed off at Ranchers for getting Grant Money

Washington Cattlemens Association pissed off at Ranchers for getting Grant Money Eyes will be on The Crying Cowboy Arron Scotten. When will they figure out that the best deterrent is keeping their Cows off of the Publics Resources being the National Forest? USFS Grazing Allotment Supervisor Travis Fletcher refused to even acknowledge the Signatures that Protect The Wolves Turned in to close grazing allotments near known Wolf Dens. Travis Fletcher could have stopped alot of last years problems had they closed those allotments. Four ranches and a new nonprofit have been awarded a total of $276,000 in state funds to [...]

Controversial cyanide devices make comeback for predator control in Ore

Has Curt Mattson District Supervisor of USDA Wildlife Services not learned enough from killing an Idaho Families Pet Casey, amongst many many other pets, and almost killing their Son Canyon and his Father that almost gave Casey CPR??? What will it take to get these Government Organizations to realize that Cyanide can not ask if your a Pet or a Human Being!! Contact Information: Oregon Wildlife Services State Director 6135 NE 80th. Suite A-8. Portland, OR 97218. Phone: (503) 326-2346 VALE — Wildlife Services, which works to resolve wildlife/human conflicts, is regaining two of the tools it uses to control predators in Malheur [...]

By | 2018-02-23T14:46:05+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|OR7, Protect Oregon Wolves, Protect The Wolves|1 Comment

LONG AWAITED CRITICALLY ENDANGERED MEXICAN GRAY WOLF COUNT OF 2017

Aerial operations by USFWS  Mexican Wolf Interagency Field Team completed the annual year-end population survey in Arizona and New Mexico at the end of 2017, concluding that there are only 114 Mexican Gray wolves left in the wild. This number includes 26 pups that survived to the end of 2017, only one more over the estimated 113 wild wolves in 2016.   From January 1 to December 31, 2017, there were 12 wolf mortalities/poaching incidents still under investigation and one lethal removal (F1557). The latest wolf poaching was a female yearling from the Bluestream pack in December 2017.   The Mexican Wolf Interagency [...]

By | 2018-02-22T03:53:20+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Mexican Gray Wolf, Protect Mexican Gray Wolves|1 Comment

Letter to the Editor: Wolves belong in Colorado

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation CEO David Allens’s remarks on wolves, “What pro-wolf introduction factions are telling you and what they are not,” are off the mark (Herald, Feb. 13). The trophic cascade effects of wolves and other keystone species like cougars have been convincingly demonstrated in Yellowstone and Zion National Parks. The scientific discussion around trophic cascades involves subtleties like climate change and human interference, not its validity. The latest studies are at http://trophiccascades.forestry.oregonstate.edu/publications.   Trophic cascade effects of wolves will definitely benefit intact ecosystems, like federal public lands. The “recovery goals” mentioned were in fact minimums (10 packs per [...]

By | 2018-02-21T10:20:31+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Colorado, Protect The Wolves, Protect Wolves in Colorado|1 Comment