For a little bird often described as a flying potato, the federally listed marbled murrelet is getting a lot of well-deserved attention these days. Why? Mainly because of Cascadia Wildlands et al. v. Kitzhaber et al. our suit against the state of Oregon to halt harm to this soaring spud with our co-litigants Center for Biological … Continue reading The Flying Potato is Famous: Marbled Murrelet Media Madness
There are times when a picture is worth much, much more than words. The trail camera picture above is one of those times. That it is lactating means pups. And that it is un-collared means that it is an unknown breeding female, which means more pups. And these are pictures from this year's pups … Continue reading Pups, Pups and More Pups
Have you ever felt like you were being watched? All logical sense reassures you that you’re alone but an eerie feeling persistently creeps in that you’re not. I had that eerie feeling a dozen times this week while I backpacked through the Rogue River area. When you spend three days in solitude, it is … Continue reading Alone in the Rogue
Right after the Mexican wolves were released in the Southwest I was at a DC press conference with Dave Parsons, Craig Miller, and other drivers of the restoration project. I was interviewed after the event by a reporter from USA Today who asked me what wolves needed to survive. My answer was quick and flippant … Continue reading Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation–Needed: Less 10 Gallon Hats and More 10 Pound Brains
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