Dates: July 18-22, 2013
Location: near Nutrioso, AZ Cost: member $125, non-member $150
In the Footsteps of Leopold Broadband Leader Billie Hughes is our host for this incredible experience. Join us camping on her private land in the White Mountains of eastern Arizona near the New Mexico border where we’ll learn about the White . . . → Read More: BroadWALK – Leopold’s White Mountains – AZ, July 18-22
Strong majorities reject selling off public lands; want protections for sensitive lands subject to drilling and prioritize renewable energy production in their state.
COLORADO SPRINGS Westerners place a strong value on public lands, saying they are essential to their states economy and quality of life, according to the 2013 . . . → Read More: New Survey: Westerners Link Public Lands to Economic Prosperity, Quality of Life
Many ranchers are rejecting the old practice of killing large carnivores to protect livestock. Instead, they are increasingly using new technology and old methods of animal husbandry to coexist with carnivores.
Native carnivores bring balance to the landscape and keep ecosystems healthy. But they can also be seen as a threat to livestock, and for . . . → Read More: WILD THINGS: A film about the war on native carnivores
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
janaybrun About magnificent animals, truth and consequences, whistle blower 4 Comments
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