The Pine Beetle And Forest Fires

The Pine Beetle And Forest Fires. By Brodie Farquhar.

The relationship between dead lodgepole pine and forest fires is not straight forward.

Wyoming Assumes Wolf Control

Wyoming Assumes Wolf Control. By Chris Merrill. Casper Star Tribune

Now lawful to shoot wolves at will in 87% of Cowboy State. By Chris Merrill. Casper Star Tribune

Wyomng wolves will struggle outside zone. By Chris Merrill. Casper Star Tribune

Endangered species: With wolves off the list, law suit on the way. By John Cramer. Missoulian.

Gray Wolf Officially Delisted Today. By Peter Metcalf. New West.

Photo of Lynne Stone

There have been a lot of Gillette.

Lynne Stone conducting “wolf education”  All rights reserved.

There are cracker shells in the shotgun to scare away the wolves if they are near livestock. It has been highly successful, with essentially no lost livestock in the territory of the Basin Butte Pack despite thousands of AUMs from late spring, summer and fall.  Proactive work can greatly reduce conflict between wolves and livestock.

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Wild Bison: BFC Update from the Field 3/28/08

Here is the latest update in the field. Buffalo Field Campaign in New West.

One important part of the update is the need to comment by April 2 on Horse Butte Bison Trap. Read the update for more information.

Related. YNP bison count has fallen from 4700 to 3000. Billings Gazette.

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