Tag Archives: sportsmen

Anti-Science Wolf Delisting Bill Passes House of Representatives

The House of Representatives recently passed the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2015 (H.R. 2406), and in doing so approved an amendment to strip wolves of Endangered Species Act (the Act) protections in Wyoming, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan. If passed by the Senate and enacted into law, this legislation would return management of wolves to these states. Federal courts have repeatedly ruled that the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and these states states did not follow the law in… Continue reading

Why I Hunt: Thoughts from a Wolf-Loving, Elk-Killing Tree Hugger

This is a guest post from David Stalling’s blog From The Wild Side. David Stalling is a writer and advocate living in Missoula, Montana. “When the buffalo are gone, we will hunt mice, for we are hunters and we want our freedom.” — Chief Sitting Bull, Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux, 1831-1890. I’m a wolf-loving tree hugger and I hunt. I kill and eat wild elk. Does this seem contradictory? It’s not if you consider our Nation’s conservation heritage, and see that… Continue reading