Misrepresentation of Facts for Political Gain

In a recent opinion piece discovered in an American newspaper, the writer stated: “…nearly 98 percent of all livestock losses are from birth defects, illness, injuries, and natural disasters…” If true, then 2% of all livestock losses are from other causes. What other causes? This statement is quite misleading and does nothing actually to inform […]

Historic Facts When Wolves Are Over Protected

In response to an article presented on an activist website exclaiming the “victory” of when a United States federal judge, Beryl Howell, placed gray wolves back under government protection due to a self-perceived interpretation of the Endangered Species Act and disregard for existing laws, Will Graves offers a blunt reminder of global historic accounts of […]

Clarifying the Media Claims of French Farmers Being Able to More Easily Kill Wolves

Recently one media report made certain claims about new rules that regulate the ability of livestock owners and farmers to kill wolves that are attacking livestock and/or destroying private property. Among the issues discussed were: 1. “Under new rules, a farmer can legally kill a wolf, even in zones where it is officially protected, if […]

Informing the ‘misinformed’ about wolves

* Reintroduction, recovery goals are backed by questionable motivations By M. DAVID ALLEN Guest Writer (Republished on this website with permission from the author) George Wuerthner wrote May 2 about his desire to respond to “misinformation” regarding the relationship between gray wolves and elk populations across the Northern Rocky Mountains (Elk herds flourish with proper […]

Just the Facts

Earl Stahl, Ph.D. If you think that the removal of wolves from federal protection along with the wolf hunts that are now in place in the Northern Rockies and the Upper Midwest have discouraged the wolf advocates, think again. The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) is still on the prowl, in a manner of speaking. […]