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:
Woman Is Killed in Montana Bear Attack
Limited bear hunting would make bears fearful of humans. Increased fear would help prevent bear attacks like the one described below. A healthy respect for people would also make poaching bears harder. Because hunters […]
“The outstanding scientific discovery of the twentieth century is not television, or radio, but rather the complexity of the land organism. Only those who know the most about it can appreciate how little we […]
Emergency Order Issued After 6 Breeding Facilities Test Positive for ‘Zombie Deer’ Disease
The article below discusses Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) which is spreading through Texas and the West at an accelerating rate. As we have written in the “Philosophy” section of this blog: “Confinement livestock operations […]
Wildfire continues to devastate the American West at increasing rates. As this video is posted, wildfires are burning across more than 768,000-acres of land in twelve Western states, and 500,000-acres in Canada. Ten fires […]
Groups Call for Reintroduction of Jaguars in US Southwest
As described in the article below, advocates of jaguar restoration “contend that reintroducing the cats is essential to species conservation and restoration of the region’s ecosystem”. The advocates are correct. Habitat and wildlife restoration […]
Tense Moments as Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Charges Ranger
Video footage has surfaced showing a Yellowstone National Park ranger firing projectiles at a grizzly bear after the bruin had charged the officer as he was outside his vehicle attempting to control traffic.
Healing the Land with One Hundred Thousand Beating Hearts
Healing the Land with One Hundred Thousand Beating Hearts” is an inspirational short film that discusses regenerative agricultural practices on a Georgia farm. This dying farm was regenerated using multi-species grazing in which all […]
Wild Horses: Analysis of The Issues and a Novel Science-supported Solution
Quoting the author of the article below, “The current American wild horse management paradigm fails economically and ecologically. Despite decades of activity, the wild horse advocacy has had virtually no meaningful effect on the plight […]
Wildfire continues to devastate the American West at increasing rates. According to some, the plan that could combat the danger of forest fire lies in the complicated history and present role of the wild horse. […]
Tasmanian Devils Born on Australian Mainland for First Time in 3,000 Years
These animals probably disappeared from the Australian mainland in large part due to human impact. They will likely thrive when reintroduced – if they are protected. America also has species that were successfully reintroduced […]
Predators including wolves can cull weak or sick deer, elk and caribou much better than any wildlife “manager”. This makes predators the best means of removing CWD-infected animals from our wild herds.