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FRIDAY, JULY 6, 2012

MONDAY, MAY 9, 2011

Idaho: The state that cried wolf

The paranoid fantasy continues. Idaho has officially declared a "wolf disaster" and has just obtained an Endangered Species Act pass to allow for a controlled hunt. The wolf hunt is supposed to be about protecting sheep, because sheep ranchers experience the greatest wolf predation losses....

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Wolves cut from endangered species list

Environmental reporter Daniel Jack-Chasan weighs in at Crosscut: The last-minute budget deal that Democrats and Republicans worked out last Friday night may be, as President Obama said, "historic" for more reasons than one. Language in the legislation that may keep the federal government afloat "basically...

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And out come the wolves...

Politics are funny and if you need a laugh, simply turn to the legislators in Idaho for real hysterics. In case you missed it, Hucklberries posted an online poll, asking “What scares you more: the Idaho Legislature in the Statehouse or wolves in the forest?”...

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TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2009

Around the web

Welcome to Cle Elum, Washington…home to the world’s largest solar park? The windy town of Cle Elum---which enjoys more than 300 days of sunshine annually---could lead the way with solar energy with a new proposal. Named the “Teanaway Solar Reserve,” it’s a 400-acre solar park...

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THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2009

Keeping the Northwest wild

It seems like Conservation Northwest always has a lot of exciting events and opportunities. Below, you’ll find details regarding how to protect wilderness, an evening with author Doug Scott, and fun hiking opportunities in the Colville National Forest. We're going to try and get out...

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Where The Wild Things Are

Conservation Northwest has a lot going on. Below you’ll find updates on their summer hiking schedule, supporting Washington’s wolves, Earth Day and more. This is a wonderful non-profit, and you can visit their site HERE and subscribe to receive notices on local events, opportunities to...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 28, 2008

...And out come the wolves

"This doesn't address the fundamental problem of removing Endangered Species Act protections from wolves in the Northern Rockies," said Louisa Willcox, Senior Wildlife Advocate for Natural Resources Defense Council, one of the 11 groups that sued to stop the delisting, in the Idaho Statesmen. "The...

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