Should private funding and a nonprofit organization be involved in state wildlife management?

Should private funding and a nonprofit organization be involved in state wildlife management?

If you kill a wolf in Idaho, your effort might be worth $1,000. A nonprofit in North Idaho covers costs for hunters and trappers who successfully harvest wolves. The group, called the Foundation for Wildlife Management pays up to $1,000 per wolf harvest. The group has been around since 2012, and although some conservationists dislike it, […]

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Why red states want to seize control of the Endangered Species Act

Why red states want to seize control of the Endangered Species Act

In September, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon, testifying on behalf of Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso’s latest bill to gut the Endangered Species Act (ESA) peddled the fake-news narrative that the ESA is “broken.” States would do a better job recovering endangered wildlife, Gordon testified, ignoring the obvious reality that every single species protected under the ESA […]

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‘She still lives!’ Famed Yellowstone grizzly bear emerges from winter – with cubs

‘She still lives!’ Famed Yellowstone grizzly bear emerges from winter – with cubs

A few weeks ago, a nature photographer who lives near Yellowstone national park sent a four-word text message to Dr Jane Goodall, the British primatologist. “Miraculously, she still lives!” The photographer, Thomas Mangelsen, was referring to a grizzly bear known as “399”, probably the most famous wild bruin in the world. At 24, not only […]

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