Grizzlies spotted in Manitoba

Grizzlies had been extinct in Manitoba-

Grizzlies spotted in Manitoba. Bartley Kives, Winnipeg Free Press

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Buffalo Field Campaign Supports Montana Bison Bill

HB253 Will Remove Department of Livestock’s Management Authority

The Buffalo Field Campaign just sent out this press release. For full disclosure, I am a board member of BFC.



Buffalo Field Campaign
P.O. Box 957
West Yellowstone, MT 59758
(P) 406-646-0070
(F) 406-646-0071

Press Release

HB253 Will Remove Department of Livestock’s Management Authority

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 27, 2009
Press Contact: Stephany Seay, Buffalo Field Campaign, 406-646-0070

WEST YELLOWSTONE, MONTANA: The front lines wild bison advocacy group, Buffalo Field Campaign, announces support of HB253, the Wild Buffalo Recovery & Conservation Act of 2009. BFC joins with a diverse group of conservationists, private property owners, hunters, bison advocates and others in support of HB253.

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River access bill gets overwhelming support in Montana’s House

Looks like the Stockgrowers opposition was far from fatal-

The bill passed 95-5. It must also go to the Montana Senate.

River access bill gets overwhelming support in House. Proposal could be on its way to the Senate as early as today. By JENNIFER McKEE. Billings Gazette State Bureau

Another Mexican wolf shot

Fewer than 50 now?

Gray wolf’s shooting death under investigation. Associated Press. KSWT News

This program simply has to undergo great revision by the new leadership at USFWS (this leadership has not yet been announced). Feds: Mexican gray wolf plan needs updating. By Susan Montoya Bryan. Associated Press.

Are Bison Wildlife or Livestock?

Montana HB253 would change the answer to wildlife-

This is the second story on HB253 posted in this forum.

Are Bison Wildlife or Livestock? You have to start somewhere, and this proposed legislation would be a good first step. By Bill Schneider. New West.

The Montana Wild Buffalo Recovery and Conservation Act of 2009 is co-sponsored by Mike Phillips (D-Bozeman) and Ted Washburn (R-Bozeman). The first hearing is on Thursday, Jan. 29.

It seems to me that since you can hunt bison in Montana that should make them wildlife unless it is legal to hunt other livestock. Is it just a matter that there is a permanent closed season on cattle 😉  ?

What is it with Republicans from Idaho and bathrooms?

What is it with Republicans from Idaho and bathrooms? By Eric Epstein. Central Penn Business Journal.

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More on these guys . . . from the Daily Kos. Dirk! GOP Looks to 2012. By mcjoan

Wolves colonize deeper into France

Wolf seen 300 miles SW of Paris-

Wolves in France. AFP

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