Tag Archives: George Wuerthner

New Report Highlights Need for Changes in Predator Management Policies

[large thumbnail url=”new-report-highlights-need-for-changes-in-predator-management-policies” filename=”science” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”26″] [thumbnail icon url=”new-report-highlights-need-for-changes-in-predator-management-policies” filename=”science” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”26″]¬†Big Wildlife, a non-profit conservation group working to protect predators throughout the west, commissioned, and has now released a special report to evaluate current predator management policies.

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Wolf Hunting: Popular Misconceptions and Response

[large thumbnail url=”wolf-hunting-popular-misconceptions-and-response” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”23″] [thumbnail icon url=”wolf-hunting-popular-misconceptions-and-response” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”23″]¬†George Wuerthner wrote the following on the New West web site deconstructing the general misconceptions.

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Editorial: The West needs more, not fewer, wolves

[large thumbnail url=”editorial-the-west-needs-more-not-fewer-wolves” filename=”editorial” year=”2010″ month=”06″ day=”09″] [thumbnail icon url=”editorial-the-west-needs-more-not-fewer-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”06″ day=”09″] George Wuerthner, hunter and former hunting guide and ecologist, wrote a guest column which appeared on the Missoulian Web site.

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We need wolves to be wolves

[large thumbnail url=”we-need-wolves-to-be-wolves” filename=”editorial” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”12″] [thumbnail icon url=”we-need-wolves-to-be-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”12″]Unfortunately, most hunters are single minded about what is important and ecological integrity takes a backseat to “getting their elk.” – George Wuerthner

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