March 22, 2017

Lolo, Selkirk Elk Study of 2011

By Funding Trophy Wolf Hunts, We’re Destroying Real Game Hunts

*Editor’s Note* – This post first appeared on this website on October 8, 2014. It was requested of me to republish it as a means of updating the importance of the article as a prediction of the future. It seems just a short while ago that wolf (re)introduction happened – 1995 and 1996. A lot […]

You know the weather is bad when you find a moose in your basement

It’s been a rough winter in the American West, with heavy snowfalls that are causing trouble for even the hardiest locals. Take, for example, the Idaho moose in the photo above. Like a lot of wildlife in the area, it probably meandered early Saturday into the town of Hailey in pursuit of food, according to […]

INSANITY: Contrasting Principles of Wolf Management

Check out this statement from the Idaho Statesman: “They’re asking a federal judge to force the agency to prepare an environmental impact statement, a lengthy process, and issue a temporary restraining order preventing the agency from killing wolves in Idaho until the updated analysis complying with federal environmental law is complete.” Odd and ironic, that […]

Six dogs killed by wolves in east Idaho

There is no open wolf season right now in Unit 62, but the hunters would have been in their legal right to shoot the wolves if they had seen them harm their hounds. It is rare for multiple dogs to be killed by wolves in such a short amount of time in the same area. […]

Cute, Cuddly Little Puppy

Reports are this wolf was trapped in Idaho.

I Thought Wolf Delisting Law Prohibited Judicial Review

In March of 2011, I told readers that the Baucus/Tester rider bill on a federal budget continuing resolution was a fraud, corrupt, designed to exhort money and destroy urban America, deceptive, dishonest, political regurgitation, crooked, destructive, inequitable, preferential, and unconstitutional. I think I got all the bases covered. In short, I did not like it very […]

Idaho judge holds Forest Service, top leaders in contempt

Idaho Chief U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill has held the U.S. Forest Service and its top officials in contempt of court for failing to abide by his 2009 ruling against using recomendations of an advisory committee’s report on disease transmission between domestic and wild sheep. Source: Idaho judge holds Forest Service, top leaders in […]

Rational Predator Control for Sensible Wildlife Management

Steve Alder, executive director of Idaho for Wildlife, was quoted in the Lewiston Tribune: Steve Alder of Lewiston, executive director of Idaho For Wildlife, said elk have no other relief from wolves in remote areas such as the Lolo zone. He contends wolves in areas closer to rural populations are exposed to higher hunting pressure […]

Wildlife officials to kill wolves in remote Idaho region

Federal wildlife services and Idaho Department of Fish and Game officials have joined forces to kill wolves in the Clearwater Region for the third year in a row. The Lewiston Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1Se4srO ) that elk herds have been struggling in the remote country for nearly two decades. Source: Wildlife officials to kill wolves in […]