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Bill Gore on Let's Put a Bounty on Stupid

Ben Long | Apr 04, 2012 01:00 PM
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The crux of the issue for me, whether it is specifically predator control or larger issues of range management and land use planning, is that [...]

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Robert L Short on Let's Put a Bounty on Stupid

Ben Long | Apr 04, 2012 01:00 PM
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Worst or nastiest thing I ever saw was the introduction of red mange by either the gov't or cattleman's association along the "lapland" of Kansas [...]

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Tim Baker on Let's Put a Bounty on Stupid

Ben Long | Apr 04, 2012 01:00 PM
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Wildlife populations are complicated things and predator/prey relationships more so in the context of drastically modified anthropogenic environments. Simplistic pronouncements and policies like the one [...]

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Robb Cadwell on Let's Put a Bounty on Stupid

Ben Long | Apr 04, 2012 01:00 PM
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Often when I'm trying to understand a wildlife issue I read Aldo Leopold, his chapter on predator control at 23 pages is as relevant today [...]

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Ben Long on Let's Put a Bounty on Stupid

Ben Long | Apr 04, 2012 01:00 PM
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Here's what Carter said on our Facebook exchange: "I've worked in the predator control profession for over 30 years and I can assure anyone who [...]

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Ben Long on Let's Put a Bounty on Stupid

Ben Long | Apr 04, 2012 01:00 PM
Filed under: Politics , Blog Post

For some reason, the current debate over predators is particularly inflamed right now. Politicians seem eager to "do something" even when the something is outdated, [...]

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Sara Arkle on Let's Put a Bounty on Stupid

Ben Long | Apr 04, 2012 01:00 PM
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Predator control has a pretty gruesome history in the West. Say what you will about Carter Niemeyer's book, Wolfer, but I was astounded at the [...]

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Bill Gore on Let's Put a Bounty on Stupid

Ben Long | Apr 04, 2012 01:00 PM
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I'm a native northern arizona guy and I've always HATED the war on coyotes. I've seen the helicopters with fat lazy hunters, the poison baits [...]

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Let's Put a Bounty on Stupid

Ben Long | Apr 04, 2012 01:00 PM
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Utah's costly anti-coyote effort is one of several biologically bankrupt schemes cooked up by Sportsmen for Wildlife

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Lessons From the Musselshell: small steps toward recovery

Wendy Beye | Apr 03, 2012 06:00 AM
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Ranchers try to make sense of the alphabet soup of grants, loans, and regulations affecting their recovery efforts

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