David Little: Wolves at the door — so deal with it

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There are wolves in the forest less than two hours from here.

As a nature lover, that thrills me. As a hiker and fisherman, that alarms me. As a deer hunter, that upsets me. As a friend of cattle ranchers, that worries me.

I feel many different emotions when I contemplate the reintroduction of wolves to California, but mostly I just feel this: resignation.

Complain all you want, but it’s going to happen. And the state has made it clear that no matter what, the wolves are off limits. No harming them under any circumstances. Hikers, backpackers, hunters and livestock owners have to learn to live with them.

Maybe it won’t be as bad as some people fear. Maybe.<<<Read More>>>