Wolf Trapping Legalized In Idaho

Wend Magazine

The first wolf trapping season in the lower 48 since the species’ reintroduction into the Rocky Mountain states opened last week in northern Idaho. ” But opponents like Ron Gillette, president of the Idaho Anti-Wolf Coalition, claim that advocates like Goldman have, ”Elevated these wolves to a doglike status.” “Wolves are a hot topic and there’s lot of controversy,” Pat Carney, Idaho Trappers Association president, says.

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Week 32: Idaho’s Teton Valley, and a visit to Jackson, Wyoming

10,000 Birds

Our little adventure now moves us farther north, into Idaho’s Teton Valley area, and a visit to Jackson, Wyoming. Idaho has been very much that sort of exploring. The post Week 32: Idaho’s Teton Valley, and a visit to Jackson, Wyoming appeared first on 10,000 Birds.

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I Am Route 12, Idaho. {Poem}

Elephant Journal

Adventure Arts & Culture Literary Journal Z ADMIN Entertainment & Culture Featured Today Idaho poetry road tripI am a lonesome shuffle between the roadhouse bar stool and the church pew, and a pair of.

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Idaho’s Ag-Gag Law

Eccorazzi

Yesterday a federal judge has ruled that Idaho’s law banning secret filming of animal abuse at agricultural facilities is unconstitutional. The ruling comes after a coalition of Read More The post Federal Judge Strikes Down Idaho’s Ag-Gag Law appeared first on Ecorazzi. Some good news! Animals Causes News Top News

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Camera Trap Chronicles: Wildlife of North Idaho’s Working Forests

Nature Conservancy - Science

Moose captured via trail camera in North Idaho’s forest. Camera traps, also called trail cameras, are a great tool for biologists to record the presence of elusive wildlife, like North Idaho’s grizzly bears. Photo courtesy: Idaho Department of FIsh & Game. Today’s installment features photos from working forests in North Idaho. Grizzly bears using working forest at Boundary Creek, Idaho. Photo courtesy: Idaho Department of Fish & Game.

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Will Potter Files Lawsuit Against Idaho’s ‘Ag-Gag’ Bill

Eccorazzi

independent journalist Will Potter joined with civil rights, animal protection, labour, and environmental groups to file a lawsuit against the state of Idaho’s new “ag-gag” bill on the grounds Read More The post Will Potter Files Lawsuit Against Idaho’s ‘Ag-Gag’ Bill appeared first on Ecorazzi. Washington, D.C.

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Idaho’s ‘Ag-Gag’ Bill Fines and Locks Up Animal Advocates

Eccorazzi

Idaho’s Governor C.L. Butch” Otter signed the latest “Ag Gag” bill penalizing anyone who secretly films animal abuse at Idaho’s agricultural facilities. Read More The post Idaho’s ‘Ag-Gag’ Bill Fines and Locks Up Animal Advocates appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News bob barker

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Idaho Man Builds 12 Foot Solar Road

Green Living Ideas

Take for example Idaho resident Scott Brusaw. Brusaw has built a 12 [.] [ Idaho Man Builds 12 Foot Solar Road from Green Living Ideas ]. Tags: Alt Fuels and Transportation Alternative Energy Brusaw Idaho PV PV technology solar solar road solar roadways Necessity is the mother of invention, and garage inventors have been meeting the challenge of climate change head on.

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From Idaho to Utah, "wolf massacre" continues

Green Blog

An organization called Idaho for Wildlife hosted a hunting derby between Jan. The Idaho event came on the heels of a wolf killing in Utah during Dec., The Humane Society''s Idaho director Lisa Kauffman called the event, which occurred in Salmon, Idaho, a " wolf massacre." The event also gave hunters ample opportunity to kill wolves anyway, as is legal in Idaho - the wolf kills simply would not be worth any "prizes."

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From Idaho to Argentina: A Conservation Manager’s Perspective

Conservancy Talk

Almost forty years ago, the community surrounding Silver Creek — an already world-famous Idaho trout stream – made a huge leap forward. They convinced the Conservancy to come to Idaho and purchase the initial property that became Silver Creek Preserve. As you move east, the landscape dries out and from a distance looks very much like Idaho sagebrush steppe. . In contrast, 60 percent of Idaho is public land.

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How Coal and Oil Trains Will Block Traffic in Idaho

Sightline Daily

To make clear the magnitude of the impacts, Sightline has analyzed public at-grade rail crossings from Sandpoint, Idaho to Cherry Point, Washington. In this first installment in the series, we examine crossings in the portion of Idaho designated by the red box below: Coal trains from the Powder River Basin and oil trains from the Bakken oil fields take the same route through Idaho and Washington on BNSF rail lines. Rather, we depict several representative locations in Idaho.

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Death of Dugout Dick ends an era, and not just in Idaho

Green (Living) Review

Dugout Dick was the last of Idaho's river-canyon loners that date back to Territorial days. They were drawn by Idaho's remoteness and wild places removed from social pressures.

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Health-conscious travelers near half of U.S. market

Green Traveler Guides

Big Island of Hawaii Coeur d''Alene Colorado Colorado Springs Florida Green Travel News Idaho North America Palm Beach San Diego The Americas United States Virginia Warrenton Airlie Breakers Palm Beach Broadmoor Coeur d''Alene Resort Global Wellness Tourism Congress Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel del Coronado Institute for Healthy Destination Accreditation Mauna Kea Resort wellness travel | Green Travel News | Health-conscious travelers now make up more than 40 percent of the U.S.

Traveling Naturalist: 5 Top Spots to See Yellowstone’s Wildlife

Nature Conservancy - Science

The Nature Conservancy’s Flat Ranch is a nature preserve and working cattle ranch located 15 miles west of West Yellowstone, in Macks Inn, Idaho, just off Highway 20. A large bull elk peers from the forest at Yellowstone National Park. Photo: Matt Miller/TNC. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. The Traveling Naturalist, our series featuring natural wonders and biological curiosities for the science-inclined wanderer.

Big Fish: Rodent-Eating Trout

Nature Conservancy - Science

By day, the trout of Silver Creek —a clear, spring-fed stream in southern Idaho—fed on tiny mayflies and caddis flies. The Conservancy’s Central Idaho conservation manager Mark Davidson hoists a monstrous brown trout, caught at night during the “vole hatch.” Vole, it’s what’s for dinner. These three rodents were pulled from the stomach of a brown trout. Ralph Stewart photo. By Matt Miller, senior science writer.

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Citizen Science: The Lost Ladybug Project

Nature Conservancy - Science

Hundreds of ladybugs make it through our bug containers a week at The Nature Conservancy’s Silver Creek Preserve in south-central Idaho. Many ladybug species are in decline across North America. You can help through the Lost Ladybug Project. Photo: Flickr user Gilles San Martin under a Creative Commons license. Until recently, this had nothing to do with science, just the fact that my two boys like to collect ladybugs. .

Breathing for Wolves: Using Tonglen to Deal with Animal Cruelty.

Elephant Journal

Maybe you’ve heard about the recent aerial gunning down of wolves in the Clearwater Wilderness in Idaho. Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) animal rights gunning down wolves Idaho Pema Chodron Tonglen meditation wolvesSince 2014, the howls of 24 wild creatures have been silenced, with no plans to change course.

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Bear Nap by the Camera Trap

Nature Conservancy - Science

In what might qualify as a wildlife version of a “selfie,” this North Idaho black bear apparently bumped the camera trap, hanging five feet off the ground in an aspen tree. The camera trap was set at Ball Creek Ranch Preserve , in the Kootenai Valley of North Idaho. You can see more camera trap photos from North Idaho in a previous Camera Trap Chronicles blog ). The black bear naps underneath the camera trap in Idaho’s Kootenai Valley.

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100th Anniversary of the National Park Service & Personal Memories from Time Spent Afield.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today Z ADMIN Family Featured Today Z ADMIN Green Featured Today 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service conservation Idaho national parks Theodore Roosevelt YellowstoneThese public lands that so many of us might simply take for granted today may not exist to us now, had the efforts of a few conservation-minded individuals like.

Camas and Cranes

10,000 Birds

Highway 12, as it takes you from Montana into Idaho, has been the road to some of my greatest adventures during my time here. It also, if you turn off at the visitor’s center just over the Idaho border, takes you to Packer Meadow, a high damp sunlit clearing of some fifty acres, cut by a winding creek. Plants camas Idaho sandhill crane

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The Redneck Yogi. ~ Jenna Penielle Lyons

Elephant Journal

I grew up in Idaho braiding horse hair, fishing, shooting BB [.]. Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Yoga acceptance Buddha compassion Dharma diversity food horses Idaho mindfulness westernized I grew up in a town full of horses, dirt bikes, trailer parks, and Budweiser.

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Rudolph Versus Bambi: A Conservation Story

Nature Conservancy - Science

But along the Canada border in northern Idaho and eastern Washington, a struggle is playing out pitting the real-life counterparts of Rudolph (caribou) and Disney’s Bambi (white-tailed deer). Overhunting and logging devastated woodland caribou populations, but animals continued to survive in the Selkirk Mountains of Idaho, Washington and British Columbia. The number that roam into Idaho and Washington had dwindled into the single digits.

Notes from Silver Creek: Natural Born Scientists

Nature Conservancy - Science

Watching my boys grow up on The Nature Conservancy’s Silver Creek Preserve in south-central Idaho –where I work as manager– I am amazed on a daily basis how much they notice. . A young scientist captures insects at Silver Creek Preserve. Credit: Sara Sheehy/TNC. By Dayna Gross, Silver Creek preserve manager. It was a normal Sunday for us. Mid-morning, we walked down to the creek to throw some rocks in the water and look for critters.

Profiles in Xeriscaping: The Chocolate Flower

Nature Conservancy - Science

Living in Boise, Idaho – an arid city where we get less than 10 inches of rain a year – we wanted a yard that reduced our water use (most yards here require irrigation) and that also provided habitat for native critters. Plants Idaho native plants plants xeriscaping Chocolate flowers. Photo: Matt Miller/TNC. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. As I stepped out my front door this morning, I was greeted by a familiar summer aroma: a tray of brownies cooking in the oven.

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I Meditate While Mountain Running. ~ Jenna Penielle Lyons

Elephant Journal

Adventure Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) WAYLON: Editor''s Picks Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today benefits of meditation Buddha Cleansing god health Idaho meditation mindful Mindful living Montana mountains physical fitness positive thinking running Western I call it “active meditation.” ” Running to induce pure thought that moves seamlessly with every step.

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Bird Litigation:  Greater Sage-Grouse and Oil and Natural Gas Leases

10,000 Birds

Two conservation groups ( Western Watersheds Project and the Center for Biological Diversity ) promptly filed a lawsuit in federal court in Idaho, arguing that the policy was improperly created and that it unlawfully eliminated public involvement in BLM leasing decisions. Idaho 2018) (preliminary injunction) and Western Watersheds Project v. Idaho 2020) (summary judgment). Conservation Bird Litigation BLM Greater Sage Grouse Idaho NEPA

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10 Toes on the Ground: Ways to Make Myths. ~ Jenna Penielle Lyons

Elephant Journal

Adventure Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Civil Rights, Social Good) Free Content to Partners Health & Wellness Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) WAYLON: Editor''s Picks Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today Buddha carbon footprint coffee Dalai Lama Dharma Idaho intention mindfulness monk om purpose Tibet walking

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Preserve Parent: Raising Kids at Silver Creek

Conservancy Talk

Nine years ago this week I moved into the house on The Nature Conservancy’s Silver Creek Preserve in south-central Idaho. Now we are home and outside every minute we can even though it is spring in Idaho and we have to fight the rain and hail. . Kids Argentina family Idaho kids kids in nature nature preserves outdoor recreation Silver Creek Growing up on the preserve. Photo: Sara Sheehy/TNC. By Dayna Gross. Few people come to our birthday parties.

How I Became Best Friends with Georgia O’Keeffe. ~ Jenna Penielle Lyons

Elephant Journal

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JournalMap: Where in the World is that Research?

Nature Conservancy - Science

The remote Owyhee Canyonlands of southwestern Idaho. By Bob Unnasch, Director of Science, The Nature Conservancy in Idaho. I conduct a lot of research in the Owyhees, a remote 5-million-acre expanse of high desert canyons and sagebrush habitat in southwestern Idaho. This blog originally ran on Idaho Nature Notes , The Nature Conservancy in Idaho’s blog. Photo: Will Whelan/TNC. Siri, where is the nearest research plot?”.

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Scientific Illustration: More than Pretty Pictures

Nature Conservancy - Science

Conservation Planning Freshwater Science conservation visualization Dayna Gross Dayna Gross Silver Creek Idaho conservation Kilpatrick Pond restoration nature ar Nature Conservancy Silver Creek science art scientific art scientific illustration Silver Creek Preserve stream restoration Silver Creek Preserve manager Dayna Gross used her love of painting to help convey complex stream restoration plans. by Dayna Gross, Silver Creek Preserve manager.

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Cool Green Scientist: Dayna Gross

Nature Conservancy - Science

The Conservancy’s conservation manager for the Silver Creek area in Idaho is a Jill-of-all-trades and a master of opposites, blending a love for art and science, of things big and small, of being active and sitting still. Dayna Gross, Silver Creek conservation manager. Interview by Darci Palmquist, senior science writer.

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Don't Know Much About History — Sightline Daily - Northwest News.

Sightline Daily

Skip to navigation Advanced Search Document Actions Sections Front Page Daily News Daily Score Blog The Daily Score Dont Know Much About History Posted by Roger Valdez 01/27/2011 06:00 PM Idaho governor unveils plans to nullify federal health legislation. The Governor of Idaho, C.L. Butch” Otter, completed at least a college education according to his biography on the official State of Idaho website. Skip to content.

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Grouse Friends?

10,000 Birds

Is there something about Idaho Ruffed Grouse that make them seek out human men as companions? Judge for yourself ! Asides

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Don't Know Much About History

Sightline Daily

Skip to navigation Advanced Search Document Actions Sections Front Page Daily News Daily Score Blog The Daily Score Dont Know Much About History Posted by Roger Valdez 01/27/2011 06:00 PM Idaho governor unveils plans to nullify federal health legislation. The Governor of Idaho, C.L. Butch” Otter, completed at least a college education according to his biography on the official State of Idaho website. Skip to content.

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Good Fire, Bad Fire: An Ecologist’s Perspective

Nature Conservancy - Science

By Ryan Haugo, Washington-Idaho Forest Ecologist. In Idaho, the Mustang Complex alone burned 300,000 acres. Last September an intense late summer lightning storm rolled across the Pacific Northwest, starting fires in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. That month I had a series of meetings across eastern Washington and northern Idaho. Table Mountain Fire, eastern Cascades, Washington, September 2012. The 2012 Pacific Northwest wildfire season was one for the record books.

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Is Your Landscaping Killing Wildlife?

Nature Conservancy - Science

That scene has been repeated too many times near my Idaho home this winter. In January, the shrub caused the death of a herd of 50 pronghorn near Payette, Idaho, garnering significant media attention. Many areas of Idaho have received a lot of snowfall this year. The Idaho Statesman reported an instance where an Idaho Department of Fish and Game officer was educating a homeowner about the dangers of the shrub.

Hiker Survives Dirty Devil Quicksand

Wend Magazine

He was treated for exposure overnight, but rendezvoused with his group in Idaho just three days later. A hiker from Saxons River, Vermont survived 13 hours stuck in quicksand in Southeastern Utah last Wednesday. Robbie Tesar, a 25-year-old student enrolled in a 25-day survival training course, was sucked in when he tried to traverse a “sandy area” on the bank of the Dirty Devil River. That area turned out to be a dirty, sucky mess of quicksand.

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Powderwhore Brings Us Fresh Tracks in “Breaking Trail”

Wend Magazine

In Breaking Trail , Powderwhore Productions follows various riders searching for fresh tracks through the rugged Mountains in Utah, Idaho, Washington, Colorado and Norway. Click here to view the embedded video. Backcountry skiing calls a different kind of skier. One who wants to explore the unknown landscape beyond the resorts and crowds and find their own turns and runs.

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Raising Cranes: Can Grain Fields Save a Bird?

Nature Conservancy - Science

It’s Rob Cavallaro, an Idaho Department of Fish and Game wildlife biologist. He’s canoeing me and my camera to a blind in the middle of a marsh in Teton Valley, Idaho. One of the best places to see this spectacle in Idaho is the Conservancy’s Flat Ranch Preserve , located west of West Yellowstone (and north of the Teton Valley). While cranes are not especially difficult to find in eastern Idaho, cranes have fallen on hard times.

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Using benefit transfer to value an elk hunt

Environmental Economics

and hunting in a "designated elk state" (Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Wyoming), then the contingent valuation method can be used without much slippage. [link]. Aren't you supposed to be quiet when you are hunting? If so, why are they yelling? And the third panel is ominous. Mark thinks that there is a wierd relationship between Johnny Walker and the Senator, he is pairing them up and then telling them to take careful aim.

Checking In With Team YogaSlackers

Wend Magazine

This lasted into the start of the next big race: Expedition Idaho. For 2011, our team has been doing awesome even with me having to drop out of Idaho. Chelsey here from Team YogaSlackers. The Adventure Racing Season for us this year has been quite a huge feat. This summer we teamed up with GearJunkie to create Team YogaSlackers/GearJunkie. Our mission is to test the crap out of all our gear, go fast, take chances and have as much fun as humanly possible.

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How Building A Tiny House Helped Heal a Heart.

Elephant Journal

Architect Macy Miller from Idaho built her dream home with her own two hands, at a cost of only $11,000 and that house is less than 200 square feet. Even better? She did so after going through a divorce and losing her home to foreclosure. Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) architect build tiny home

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