For Immediate Release September 7, 2016 Contacts: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746, email@example.com Matthew Bishop, Western Environmental Law Center, 406-324-8011, firstname.lastname@example.org Bethany Cotton, WildEarth Guardians, 406-414-7227, email@example.com Arran Robertson, Oregon Wild, 503-283-6343 ext. 223, firstname.lastname@example.org Missoula, MT — Today the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana ordered the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) to … Continue reading Press Release: Court Orders Fish and Wildlife Service to Reexamine Lynx Critical Habitat
Press Release For Immediate Release November 17, 2014 Contacts: Nick Cady, Legal Director, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746 John Mellgren, Attorney, Western Environmental Law Center, 541-525-5087 Conservationists Challenge Insufficient Lynx Protection Feds Fail to Protect Rare Cat’s Habitat in Oregon and Washington, Undermining Recovery EUGENE, Ore. —Today, the Western Environmental Law Center (WELC) filed … Continue reading Conservationists Challenge Insufficient Lynx Protection
By Bob Ferris Last weekend I stood on the rim of Crater Lake with my wife. We were staring at the spectacular, Ty-D-Bol-colored water and contemplating strolling down the 700-foot drop to the shore and then back along the mile-long trail. In walks like this there is always stunning beauty, but there is also … Continue reading Looking Backwards, Forward and to You
By John Roach NBC News January 9, 2014 A few years after wolves were reintroduced to the Northern Rockies in 1995, fifth-generation Montana rancher Rick Jarrett gave up on the parcel of federal land near Yellowstone National Park that he grazed for 20 years. The carnivores harassed his cattle so much that they stopped … Continue reading Cry wolf? Large carnivore decline puts humans at risk , study says
By Bob Ferris There is a concept in ecology known as niche separation. It is basically how two or more similar species have evolved or changed to occupy similar spaces or use similar resources with minimal conflict. If you do not understand the concept, think about common resources in your houses such as sinks, … Continue reading Of Snowmobiles, Lynx and Coyotes
On December 23, 2013 Cascadia Wildlands and coalition of conservation groups submitted the following comments in regards to Canada lynx critical habitat. Please click the below link to read our comments. Comment.FINAL.lynx.critical.habitat.12_23_2013
By Ann McCreary Methow Valley News Jul 31, 2013 Groundbreaking study changes how state’s cougar population is controlled The social behavior of cougars, studied for more than a decade by a team of state biologists, is the basis for a new approach to managing the big cats in Washington. The research has … Continue reading Managing the big cats
By Bob Ferris "I am personally fearful of a cougar attacking someone because they have not been managed. Their population has increased exponentially since 1994. I am also fearful that without providing the necessary tools to manage them they will continue to do what they naturally do and prey on elk and deer and … Continue reading The Cougar Crisis?