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 … Continue reading Looking Backwards, Forward and to You
Deer, Bears and Pigs: the Apples, Oranges and Pumpkins of Ecology
By Bob Ferris In the mid-1980s I served as an ecological consultant for the University of California, Santa Cruz when they compiled their 20-year development plan. I was making … Continue reading Deer, Bears and Pigs: the Apples, Oranges and Pumpkins of Ecology
Managing the big cats
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 … Continue reading Managing the big cats
The Cougar Crisis?
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 … Continue reading The Cougar Crisis?