Tag Archives: Ralph Maughan

Maughan blog: Idaho governor reveals details about why the wolf plan stalled

[large thumbnail url=”maughan-blog-idaho-governor-reveals-details-about-why-the-wolf-plan-stalled” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”12″ day=”16″] [thumbnail icon url=”maughan-blog-idaho-governor-reveals-details-about-why-the-wolf-plan-stalled” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”12″ day=”16″] Ken Cole, writing on the well-known Ralph Maughan blog, reveals what “Butch” Otter says about the meeting which led to backroom wolf deal stalling.

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Breaking: Idaho Fish and Game Commission suspends 2008-2012 Wolf Management Plan

[large thumbnail url=”breaking-idaho-fish-and-game-commission-suspends-2008-2012-wolf-management-plan” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”12″ day=”08″] [thumbnail icon url=”breaking-idaho-fish-and-game-commission-suspends-2008-2012-wolf-management-plan” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”12″ day=”08″] According to a post that appeared on Ralph Maughan’s blog, written by Ken Cole, Idaho has suspended the 2008-2012 Wolf Management plan in favor of the draconian, politically-motived, 2002 Idaho Wolf Conservation and Management Plan.

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Maughan Blog: Wildlife Services revises Idaho Wolf Environmental Assessment

[large thumbnail url=”maughan-blog-wildlife-services-revises-idaho-wolf-environmental-assessment” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”12″ day=”06″] [thumbnail icon url=”maughan-blog-wildlife-services-revises-idaho-wolf-environmental-assessment” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”12″ day=”06″] A post by Ken Cole on Ralph Maughan’s popular wolves.wordpress.com blog, states that Wildlife Services have dropped gassing of pups in their dens and sterilization but plans still contain heavy handed killing of wolves.

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The state of Idaho is managing wolves without any authority?

[large thumbnail url=”the-state-of-idaho-is-managing-wolves-without-any-authority” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”09″ day=”30″] [thumbnail icon url=”the-state-of-idaho-is-managing-wolves-without-any-authority” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”09″ day=”30″] Ralph Maughan and Ken Cole of the active wildlife blog, wolves.wordpress.com, believe that the state of Idaho doesn’t have any legal right at this time to manage the wolves in their states as an agreement to allow them to do so has long since expired.

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Gaining insight in to Jim Beers’ anti-government/anti-wolf campaign

[large thumbnail url=”gaining-insight-in-to-jim-beers-anti-governmentanti-wolf-campaign” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”21″] [thumbnail icon url=”gaining-insight-in-to-jim-beers-anti-governmentanti-wolf-campaign” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”21″] Jim Beers, a retired member of the US Fish and Wildlife Service – Program Coordinator for ADC (now Wildlife Services) – has been actively on a campaign against the wolf reintroduction for many years. The recent claims are that the entire wolf reintroduction program can be tied to theft, fraud and illegal activity.

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Maughan Blog: As feared, wolf damage mitigation board just a slush fund

[large thumbnail url=”maughan-blog-as-feared-wolf-damage-mitigation-board-just-a-slush-fund” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”29″] [thumbnail icon url=”maughan-blog-as-feared-wolf-damage-mitigation-board-just-a-slush-fund” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”29″] Ralph Maughan does a good job of explaining the situation in Montana and effectively highlights the waste of money and improper use of the funds as not one preventative measure is put in to place during 2009.

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Idaho seeks to pin blame for Elk herd decline on wolves

[large thumbnail url=”idaho-seeks-to-pin-blame-for-elk-herd-decline-on-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”02″] [thumbnail icon url=”idaho-seeks-to-pin-blame-for-elk-herd-decline-on-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”02″] Idaho Fish and Game released a press release claiming the damage to the Lolo elk herd is directly attributable to wolves… but

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Kathie Lynch: Druid wolf pack likely to fade away

[large thumbnail url=”kathie-lynch-druid-wolf-pack-likely-to-fade-away” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”28″] [thumbnail icon url=”kathie-lynch-druid-wolf-pack-likely-to-fade-away” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”28″] Kathie Lynch, regular contributor to the well-known Ralph Maughan blog, says there is only one confirmed member of the famed Druid pack remaining.

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Leaked memo reveals Idaho’s plans for major wolf reduction

[large thumbnail url=”leaked-memo-reveals-idahos-plans-for-major-wolf-reduction” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”16″] [thumbnail icon url=”leaked-memo-reveals-idahos-plans-for-major-wolf-reduction” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”16″] A memo leaked, and subsequently republished on Ralph Maughan’s blog, reveals something many wolf advocates have suspected – Idaho is looking to drastically reduce the number of wolves in the state.

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Wolf was left to rot before Idaho woman claimed it

[large thumbnail url=”wolf-was-left-to-rot-before-idaho-woman-claimed-it” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”15″] [thumbnail icon url=”wolf-was-left-to-rot-before-idaho-woman-claimed-it” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”15″] According to a post on Ralph Maughan’s well-known wolf advocacy blog, the wolf confiscated by officials from an Idaho woman – who sought to see the wolf counted towards the state’s quota – had been left to rot where it was shot.

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Why did Montana authorize Mitchell Mountain wolf pack extermination?

[large thumbnail url=”why-did-montana-authorize-mitchell-mountain-wolf-pack-extermination” filename=”news” year=”2009″ month=”12″ day=”17″] [thumbnail icon url=”why-did-montana-authorize-mitchell-mountain-wolf-pack-extermination” filename=”news” year=”2009″ month=”12″ day=”17″] Another pack will be exterminated after reportedly killing two goats and four guard dogs over the last two years. Ralph Maughan reveals, on his wildly respected blog, that the ranch where the predations occured is owned by a Montana senator, perhaps explaining the over-reaction.

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Basin Butte wolf pack mowed down by Idaho Wildlife Services

[large thumbnail url=”basin-butte-wolf-pack-mowed-down-by-idaho-wildlife-services” filename=”news” year=”2009″ month=”12″ day=”02″] [thumbnail icon url=”basin-butte-wolf-pack-mowed-down-by-idaho-wildlife-services” filename=”news” year=”2009″ month=”12″ day=”02″]  Ralph Maughan, on his well respected blog, reports the aerial shooting of a pack of Idaho wolves.

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