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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

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

Humans need managing, not wolves

It is good to see someone else actually sees RMEF for the hideous Organization they are. It is disappointing that the CEO of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (Herald, Feb. 13) so disparages the return of the wolf to everywhere the elk are. Perhaps he doesn’t realize that elk and wolves evolved together for millenia. That the very majesty and athleticism of elk are due to the pressure of predation and resultant selection of faster, stronger, smarter animals. He is quite right that experts debate and disagree on the theories of how the return of large predators like the wolf [...]