Monthly Archives: May 2018

The Real Price and Consequences of Livestock Grazing on America’s Public Lands – Western Watersheds Project

  The Real Price and Consequences of Livestock Grazing on America’s Public Lands Report analyzes taxpayer bailout of U.S. public lands ranching [Part II of a series on ranchers] February 12, 2015 by Vickery Eckhoff (reprinted with permission from the Daily Pitchfork) Each public lands livestock operator cost taxpayers nearly a quarter of a million dollars in subsidies over the last decade.  Five hundred million dollars[1]. That’s what 21,000[2] ranchers who graze their livestock on America’s iconic western rangelands are estimated to have cost US taxpayers in 2014 — and every year for the past decade. This averages out to an annual [...]

Wolves breed problems for Washington ranchers ? More Like McIvrin is the Problem

Ranchers still seem to miss the point.... blaming wolves for less breeding...  It is time that McIvrin find himself a new Occupation. It is truly amazing the fear and fairy tales originating out of NE Wa. Perhaps they should only be able to raise the amount of cattle that their own property will support. And now Wolves in NE Wa are affecting Breeding in SE Wa... hmmmm. Now poor lenny is crying groups have vilified him.... Anyone offer him a Quarter? Perhaps someone should Teach lenny how to properly count as well.... claiming he looses 70 cows to Wolves a [...]

Man sentenced for trapping, killing wolf

Honestly, we do not believe this is justice! Probation and a 2,300 fine for trapping and killing a critically endangered Mexican Gray Wolf? Between 1998 and 2015, there were 155 deaths and disappearances in New Mexico and Arizona of radio-collared Mexican wolves. Of these wolves, 53 had “unknown fates.” U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials who manage the Mexican wolf recovery program in New Mexico are underestimating the rate of poaching by up to 21 percent. At least three critically endangered Mexican wolves were caught in traps this winter. At last official count, just 114 Mexican wolves roam the wilds [...]

A Mystery Animal Shot in Montana Has Confused Wolf Experts, But Werewolf? Really?

If our Public Resources are left up to states to manage, we will soon not have any resources left. It is paramount Our Research get to court. We dont have wallstreet supporters like other large Orgs, But We have Research, and religious rights that they can never have ;) A Mystery Animal Shot in Montana Has Confused Wolf Experts, But Werewolf? Really? And by the way, dire wolves are extinct. A strange canid recently shot and killed in Montana looks so weird, that authorities are going to be conducting DNA testing to determine what kind of animal it actually is. [...]