Local rancher claims state-sponsored killing isn’t needed Source Idaho Mountain Express If ranchers around the West don’t make more use of nonlethal deterrents to predation on livestock, they risk losing access to the public lands they need, a conservation-minded sheep rancher said during a presentation on the subject last week in Ketchum. … Continue reading Advances made in wolf deterrents
Too Many Deer on the Road? Let Cougars Return, Study Says in a New York Times article by JAMES GORMAN JULY 18, 2016 What large mammal regularly kills humans in the Eastern United States? And what other large mammal might significantly reduce those deaths? The answer to the first question is the white-tailed deer. Deer do … Continue reading Deer & vehicle collisions can be solved by bringing back the cougar to its historical range
By Albuquerque Journal Editorial Board Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 The New Mexico Game Commission and the Department of Game and Fish are spending your tax dollars defending the expansion of the cruel and barbaric practice of trapping when they should be revisiting an overbroad regulation that mandates killing wildlife whether it is warranted or not. … Continue reading Editorial: NM’s fighting the wrong battles for your wildlife
Source And it's getting closer and closer, and it's red, and it's copper, and it's got the big, fat square face and the long, the long tail," Crystal Hart said. Watch the following video: https://youtu.be/N4Js7x3OUHc Neighbors Crystal Hart and Tara Propeck said there's no doubt in their minds they saw a cougar shortly before 11 … Continue reading In Wisconsin Two Wheatland women said they heard and then saw a cougar Tuesday morning.
Living in the north woods near wild animals can be a wonderful experience. There is nothing that can match sighting a bobcat with kits, a doe with a new fawn, snowy owls, bear, swans, and porcupines. If you have chosen to live in a north woods rural area, here are a few tips for living … Continue reading North Woods Living, Tips for ‘Coexisting with Your Wild Neighbors’