Photo courtesy of Aldo Leopold Foundation
Aldo Leopold seated on rimrock above the Rio Gavilan in northern Mexico while on a bow hunting trip in 1938.
Posted by: Tiffany Holloway, Office of Communication, U.S. Forest Service And the Emmy goes to … The U.S. Forest Service, the Aldo Leopold Foundation, and . . . → Read More: US Forest Service, partners win Emmy for ‘Green Fire’
You know coyotes are among the most trapped animals in New Mexico . There are no regulations for season, method or bag limits or any restriction on the killing of these small wild canines. Now, a gun store in Los Lunas, Blackhawk Firearms, is holding a coyote killing contest. Shooters are signing up right . . . → Read More: Killing Coyotes? Why?
ScienceDaily (Sep. 30, 2012) — Combine the tree-ring growth record with historical information, climate records, and computer-model projections of future climate trends, and you get a grim picture for the future of trees in the southwestern United States. That's the word from a team of scientists from Los Alamos National Laboratory, the U.S. Geological Survey, . . . → Read More: Climate Change Could Cripple Southwestern U.S. Forests: Trees Face Rising Drought Stress and Mortality as Climate Warms
Recently, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service posted a gallery of Mexican wolf images. Check this one out with the bear and wolf in the same photo!!! Look carefully!
This is one of many photos on the Fish and Wildlife site.
If you are interested in Macho B and his life and demise, check out this blog. Here is an introduction from it:
Why I am here
February 28, 2012
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Close to three years ago I became the whistle-blower that initiated the . . . → Read More: Macho B
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A wolf in Yellowstone Oregon State University
Deer have been a blight on suburbia for a while now, munching their way through tract-housing gardens and making some highways extremely dangerous for motorists, as . . . → Read More: Study: We’re Screwed Without Wolves and Bears
Though Senator Ben Nelson may not have it in mind to save western public lands from excessive livestock grazing, the bill he recently introduced could "hit them where it hurts" with its focus on setting realistic fees for grazing on public lands. In mid July, the Nebraska Senator introduced a taxpayer fairness bill . . . → Read More: NEBRASKA SENATOR INTRODUCES FAIR GRAZING FEES BILL
David Stalling worked for Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation for a number of years. For 10 years he was conservation editor of Bugle, their magazine. He was also President for two terms of the Montana Wildlife Federation and presently is a grassroots organizer for Trout Unlimited.
In view of the current controversy over the family of . . . → Read More: Creator of the Olaus J. Murie Award bemoans the degeneration of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
Captive Born Lobo Leaves Wild Legacy Remembrance for Laredo (AM806) by Jean Ossorio, July 19, 2012
Adjusting to life in the wild can be a daunting task for a Mexican gray wolf born in captivity. There is much to learn: how to kill wild prey, how to avoid vehicles on the . . . → Read More: Captive Born Lobo Leaves Wild Legacy
Excerpt from the Arizona Republic… As the chopper flew over the White Mountains, along the Mogollon Rim and on toward Flagstaff, Covington plotted out, with the help of a map and the Blackhawk's window, five tracts of forest, each about 500,000 acres, mostly ponderosa pines in the higher elevations and piñon pines and juniper trees . . . → Read More: Arizona fire damage brings forests closer to collapse