Wildlife, especially game species, capture human’s imagination.
They are iconic symbols of the health of our wide open spaces. Attempts to manage them as if they are industrialized livestock is ill-conceived and ill-fated. Wildlife are part of nature’s whole. To improve their future, we have to improve their habitat from the soil up.
Read more about wildlife and management practices in America:
Local Photographer Earns International Wildlife Accolade
Preserving The Future of Grouse, Woodcock and Hunting – Ruffed Grouse Society
The Ruffed Grouse Society is North America’s foremost conservation organization dedicated to preserving our sporting traditions by creating healthy forests for ruffed grouse, American woodcock and other wildlife. Without young forest habitat, populations of grouse […]
Stocking Rates vs. Grazing Days, Recovery Rates and Necessary Impact
Below is an excellent piece by our friend “Cowboy Bob” Kinford. For several years, he helped us manage cattle herds on the high deserts of far-West Texas. Paraphrasing Bob: Many holistic/regenerative grazers think that ultra-high […]
USDA Offers New Forest Management Incentive for Conservation Reserve Program
As reported below, The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is paying people to engage in innovative forestry practices on private land. USDA says these practices reduce fire hazards, increase water retention in soil, and benefit […]
The 2021 campaign of the feds’ seemingly endless war on wildlife is described in the article below. 100-plus years into the misadventure of government funded predator removals the historian’s observation seems appropriate: “They had learnt […]
The polite and restrained movie appearing below is not anti-hunting. In fact, it should be mandatory viewing for all hunters and wildlife lovers. While most of the contests target predators, each shot fired damages […]
New Study Reframes Fence Impacts on Deer, Pronghorn
According to the article below, “More than 600,000 miles of fence crisscross the West, possibly making fence modification for conservation “more urgent than currently recognized.” The lead author’s insights which led her to study […]
Enviro Group Wants Grizzlies in Cascade Mountains, Files Lawsuit
“By resorting to strong-arm tactics such as those described in the article below, wildlife ideologues continue harm grizzly bear recovery. By ignoring the social and economic costs of their demands, the ideologues make dedicated enemies […]
Why Do at Least Half of All Adult Coho Salmon Returning to Urban Streams in the Seattle Area Die Each Fall Before Spawning?
According to the article below, a chemical used to stabilize automobile tires is washing into streams where silver salmon spawn, and killing them. Many of the chemicals, fertilizers, hormones and other additives that are […]
“According to the article below, hunting has surged during the Covid pandemic. Reversing decades of decline, hunting license sales have increased 12 percent nationwide, as 1,000,000 new hunters took up the sport.
The Endangered Species Act has prevented 99% of listed species from going extinct, but only 2% of listed species have actually recovered. Property & Environment Research Center (PERC) believes we can do better.