Having worked in orchards and on ranches as a child and young adult, I have a tremendous respect for the folks who actually produce our food. That respect has led … Continue reading Let’s Talk of Wolves and Cattle but Please Include Elk, Deer, Fish, and Birds Too.
The Muries—much like the Leopolds—are part of the conservation community’s royalty. They shined individually and were an awesome force collectively—and they still are. They have also been on my mind … Continue reading Muries Rebuke Elk Foundation over Anti-Wolf Remarks
"It's déjà vu all over again" –Yogi Berra Yogi Berra made the above quote when he watched Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris repeatedly hit back-to-back home runs in the early … Continue reading Please Take a Cold Hard Look at Coal Trains
Naomi Klein in her book Shock Doctrine laid out a recipe for our destruction: Take a real or manufactured crisis, add economic interests with political clout, and apply both towards … Continue reading The Carbon Curtain Coalition
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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation–Needed: Less 10 Gallon Hats and More 10 Pound Brains