Quick Action Needed on the Alexander Archipelago Wolves—February 28th by 5:00 PM


By Bob Ferris “We always kick the dog when the old woman farts”   There is an old quote from the movie “10” with the late Dudley Moore that I often paraphrase as the above.  The quote actually goes like this: Whenever Mrs. Kissel breaks wind, we beat the dog.  The essence of this is not … Continue reading Quick Action Needed on the Alexander Archipelago Wolves—February 28th by 5:00 PM

What We Might All Learn from James Fenimore Cooper


  by Bob Ferris “The books he wrote later tell how he never forgot the howl of the wolf across the icy field of Otsego on cold winter nights, the peculiar wail of the sharp-toothed panther in the quiet wood roads, nor the familiar springs where the deer lingered latest. In James Fenimore Cooper by … Continue reading What We Might All Learn from James Fenimore Cooper

Quotes that Hurt the Mind


By Bob Ferris “I’m sure most of the people being considered for his job graduated from a college,” he said. “These people are the cause of the destruction of wildlife.”  Cliff Gardner, 74, a rancher in Nevada’s remote Ruby Valley  All of us who work with media look at quotes.  There are quotes that we … Continue reading Quotes that Hurt the Mind

Identifying and Dealing with the Anti-wolf Forces (PG-13)


(This a PG-13 rated article.  We purposely omitted profanity laced posts, death threats, and pictures of blood and gore because we feel that the evidence of bigotry is obvious and the need for action compelling.) By Bob Ferris In late December an “event page” on facebook was attacked.  The page was celebrating a prayer vigil … Continue reading Identifying and Dealing with the Anti-wolf Forces (PG-13)

Press Release: Anniversary of OR-7’s Arrival in California Inspires New Wolf Alliance


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 21, 2012   CONTACT: Amaroq Weiss, California Wolf Center, 707-779-9613 Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, 541-844-8182 Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, 503-484-7495 John Motsinger, Defenders of Wildlife, 202-772-0288 Joseph Vaile, Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center, 541-488-5789 Rob Klavins, Oregon Wild, 503-551-1717 (media only)   SACRAMENTO, Calif.- Twenty-five wildlife conservation, education and protection organizations … Continue reading Press Release: Anniversary of OR-7’s Arrival in California Inspires New Wolf Alliance

Twenty-four Conservation Groups Call on Obama to Maintain Federal Protections for Wolves in the Northwest


For Immediate Release, August 14, 2012 Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495 Jasmine Minbashian, Conservation Northwest, (360) 671-9950 x29 John Motsinger, Defenders of Wildlife, (202) 772-0288 Rob Klavins, Oregon Wild, (503) 283-6343 x210 Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 844-8182 PORTLAND, Ore.—Twenty-four conservation organizations sent a letter to President Barack Obama today asking for … Continue reading Twenty-four Conservation Groups Call on Obama to Maintain Federal Protections for Wolves in the Northwest