Opinion: A once-proud conservation group has lost its way

By Dave Stalling August 31, 2012 Opinion: High Country News Recently, (2012) the family of Olaus J. Murie demanded that the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation cancel the organization’s Olaus J. Murie Award. The surprising reason? The foundation’s “all-out war against wolves is anathema to the entire Murie family.” I sympathize with the family’s position for several […]

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It’s all carefully crafted propaganda to make the wolf look bad.

As with any cause, a biased or misleading view can be used to promote, to publicize a particular political cause or point of view.  Here we have several anti-wolf politicians making claims to distort the public’ veiw of wolves; wolves are decimating the White-tailed deer herds, attacking livestock and killing hunting dogs.  Let’s set the […]

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Two Wisconsin politicians are calling for a Great Lakes wolf summit to resume wolf hunting

In recent news two Wisconsin politicians call for Great Lakes ‘wolf summit’ because they want the state to manage wolves.  Over the last four years the Wisconsin wolf has become a political pawn for politicians like Senator Tom Tiffany and Representative Adam Jarchow because they want to resume wolf hunting in the state.     The Wisconsin wolf was placed back on endangered […]

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Increase in wolf hunting activity on trail network concerns residents in B.C., Canada.

This is a real safety concern for recreational users along public trails. Source: Shooting of wolves prompts warning Increase in hunting activity on trail network concerns residents Chris Bolster / Powell River Peak April 6, 2016 The recent shooting of three wolves near Duck Lake is a warning for residents to take care while on the […]

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