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There is more money in looking at bears than there is in shooting them - 12 times more to be exact, a new study concludes.
Ah, but where would our wildlife managers get their money if the hunters couldn't buy licenses to kill the bears?
No matter your feelings on fungal fruit, you’ve got to respect fungi for one thing: Helping to fight climate change in a small but mighty way.
Read my blog post (http://wp.me/p26kDO-3oR) to learn more about the essential ecosystem role of the fungus.
In return for the right to kill wildlife, sportsmen (and women and children) pay fees that support the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) work to preserve wildlife. Of course, preservation efforts are focused on the larger "game" species--AZGFD records show that more than half the state's wildlife species are declining. But would we even know this without the fees? We need strong effective wildlife preservation program well funded by a caring public and supported by wise leaders, not just the hunters.
Most most large land carnivore populations are in decline. A report from Oregon State University suggests that livestock production is partly to blame.
It may be all my offspring.
by John Roach A few years after wolves were reintroduced to the Northern Rockies in 1995, fifth-generation Montana rancher Rick Jarrett gave up on the parcel of federal land near Yellowstone Nation...
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