The [Idaho] hills are alive with elk. Monarchs of the mountains roam highlands because of easy winter.

This article appeared today in the Idaho Mountain Express. It’s just another example that the elk herds are doing fine. I also hear the elk at Stanley are both fat and thick in numbers as well as up and down the Salmon River Canyon
The hills are alive with elk. Monarchs of the mountains roam highlands because of easy winter. Idaho Mountain Express. By Jason Kauffman Express Staff Writer

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Let Science Dictate Wolf Decisions.

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Wyoming writes new wolf legislation, now it’s even worse than their orginal rejected plan.

Once the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service indicated they would negotiate with  Wyoming and maybe accept some version of the state’s wolf management plan, Wyoming politicians began to quibble, and now the Wyoming State Senate has written a wolf plan that wouldn’t even protect wolves in designated Wilderness areas next to Yellowstone. It’s Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, the prisons for nature that Wyoming’s backward politicians have always wanted.

Of course, I have generally thought Wyoming never wanted to really mange wolves. They want wolves to be a continuous contentious issue to stir folks up and blind them while somebody robs the store.

Here is the story in the Jackson Hole News and Guide.

Bill stalks wolf packs. Legislation could lead to animal being considered a predator in wilderness. By Noah Brenne. Jackson Hole News and Guide.