Lethal Control of Predators: Of Science, Scapegoats and Icebergs


By Bob Ferris   I have been looking at the issue of lethal predator control for many, many years and the longer I look at it and the more science I read and assimilate, the more convinced I become that lethal control of predators is more punitive than practical.  It is an activity and a … Continue reading Lethal Control of Predators: Of Science, Scapegoats and Icebergs

In Washington, Opposition Mounts to Notorious Federal Program’s Attempt to Grab Wolf-killing Powers


For Immediate Release, January 16, 2014   Contacts:  Amaroq Weiss, Center for Biological Diversity, (707) 779-9613 Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 434-1463 John Mellgren, Western Environmental Law Center, (541) 359-0990   In Washington, Opposition Mounts to Notorious Federal Program’s Attempt to Grab Wolf-killing Powers    OLYMPIA, Wash.— Eight conservation groups representing tens of thousands of … Continue reading In Washington, Opposition Mounts to Notorious Federal Program’s Attempt to Grab Wolf-killing Powers

Coalition Comments on Washington Wolves and Wildlife Services


On January 16, 2014 Cascadia Wildlands and a coalition of conservation groups submitted written comments on a proposal to involve USDA Wildlife Services in the Washington wolf recovery effort.  Please click the link below to read the coalition's comments on this ill-advised proposal.   Wildlife Services EA Comments WA_FINAL