All That is Protected Does Not Thrive

The following is a rebuttal/explanation of what was written in a National Wildlife Federation publication about species and extinction. The rebuttal was written by Dr. Valerius Geist. ~~~~~~~ Dear _____, I had not seen this particular announcement, but it does not surprise me. This is part and parcel of the same phenomenon: the belief in […]

Senate Passes CRA to Restore Wildlife Management Authority to State of Alaska

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 21, 2017 – Today, the Senate passed H.J. Res. 69 sponsored by Rep. Don Young (R-AK). The joint resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act will overturn the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) rule on “Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wildlife Refuges in […]

Congress Says You Should Be Able To Kill Bears And Wolves From Airplanes In Alaska

WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, Congress took its first step toward repealing a ban on shooting wolves and bears from airplanes, along with other hunting activities that were halted by the Obama administration, across large wildlife refuges in Alaska. The House of Representatives voted 225 to193, largely along party lines, to undo a recent Department of […]