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  • Forest Service tackles Idaho bighorn problem

    Forest Service tackles Idaho bighorn problem

    Idaho's Payette National Forest is trying to keep wild bighorn sheep separated from domestic sheep, which can spread disease.

  • Yellowstone bison: Hazed and confused

    Yellowstone bison: Hazed and confused

    A decade-old Yellowstone management plan isn't doing much for wandering bison, or for the ranchers it's meant to protect.

  • Nevada hunters need to study their Aldo Leopold

    Nevada hunters need to study their Aldo Leopold

    Nevada's Wildlife Commission wants to use funds meant for conservation to kill predators, despite ample evidence that carnivores are necessary for the health of all wildlife.

  • Ewe-haul

    Ewe-haul

    Over the last century, Wyoming has transplanted hundreds of bighorn sheep, both in-state and out, to buoy struggling herds.

  • Life, liberty and the pursuit of … game?

    The National Rifle Association wants to enshrine the right to hunt in state constitutions, but even some hunters have their doubts about the wisdom of doing so.

  • The leasing protest game

    Conservationists can file formal protests when the BLM wants to auction off public land to energy companies, but the differences between regional management plans and styles make the protest game little more than a crapshoot.

  • Cougars in chaos

    Washington’s cougar population is in serious trouble, and some trace recent problems back to a 1996 ban on hunting the big cats with hounds.

  • Toxic bison

    Dave Skinner wants Yellowstone to get a handle on its “toxic bison” before they infect more elk with brucellosis, which can then get passed on to cattle.

  • Time for a little outrage

    It’s time for hunters to rally on behalf of wild lands and wild animals – beginning with the bison in Yellowstone

  • An ecosystem wanting for wolves

    With the elk population at Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park out of control, wildlife managers are considering bringing in four wolves to restore the balance

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