The Sacred Cows Return to the Public Trough…Again and Again


by Bob Ferris   Cattle Grazing Helps Maintain The Land: • Grazing minimizes non-native plant growth; • Grazing reduces wildfire risk by decreasing flammable material on the land; • Grazing contributes to soil stabilization; • Grazing promotes grass tilling, plant reproduction, and healthy plant communities.  Oregon Cattlemen’s Association website   Proof that there are at … Continue reading The Sacred Cows Return to the Public Trough…Again and Again

Of Wolf Experts and “Wolf Experts”


By Bob Ferris When I was in graduate school we learned an awful lot in our core areas of expertise.  But we also spent time talking about scientific ethics and acceptable practices.  Part of those discussions dealt with issues relating to research and publications such as why a certain person should be identified as a … Continue reading Of Wolf Experts and “Wolf Experts”