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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 [...]

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 [...]

France to protect wolves despite protests from farmers 

The French government announced Monday it will allow the wolf population to grow 40 percent despite pressure from farmers in mountain regions who are worried about their sheep flocks. A new strategy unveiled by the centrist government of President Emmanuel Macron will enable the number of wolves to increase from an estimated 360 now to 500 by 2023. Hunting wiped out the grey wolf in France during the 1930s and they only returned in 1992 via Italy -- currently home to around 2,000 wolves -- before spreading into Switzerland and Germany. The regeneration of the population in France has led [...]

Washington rancher shot wolf thinking it may be dog 

For those like Arron Scotten that dont seem to get it.... Get the COWS out of our Public Lands! Scotten is famous for not keeping his word, not to mention seems a bit slow.... when You have cows where wildlife belong... Wildlife should not have to be slaughtered for Ranchers Ignorance!   A Washington rancher who killed a wolf in October told investigators that he thought he might have been shooting a dog, according to a Department of Fish and Wildlife report. The rancher found the carcass, realized it was a wolf and called authorities. WDFW investigators concluded the shooting [...]