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Washington has no place in wildlife management

[large thumbnail url=”washington-has-no-place-in-wildlife-management” filename=”editorial” year=”2011″ month=”09″ day=”09″] [thumbnail icon url=”washington-has-no-place-in-wildlife-management” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”09″ day=”09″] This editorial, written by Andy Snyder, appeared in the York Dispatch.

Another controversy is brewing in the hunting world.

This time, wolves are in the crosshairs and the nation’s politicians are to blame.

Back in April, when Washington was abuzz with one of its many last-minute budget fights, Congress slipped a note onto the budget bill. Knowing time was tight, lawmakers quietly added an amendment in hopes its controversial words would get lost in the debt debate.

For the most part, they were right. Few folks know gray wolves were removed from the endangered species list this summer.

The move was the first of its kind. It marked the only time Congress has removed a species from the protection of the list without following the process of scientific review outlined by the Endangered Species Act…

Read the entire editorial on yorkdispatch.com: SNYDER: Washington has no place in wildlife management

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