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Norman Bishop, retired Yellowstone Park ranger and big game sportsman cites the latest stats on wolf recovery and wolf management in the Northern Rockies. The Wildlife News The wolf issue: What science suggests; the players, and our role. By Norman A. Bishop I will briefly sample a few recent studies, many of which were enabled by wolf […]

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On the heels of federal de-listing in the Northern Rockies, a stew of paramilitary anti-federalists, anti-conservationists, welfare ranchers, and fantasies of private hunter ownership over public, taxpayer supported public ungulates are behind the decimation of recovering wolf populations. Earth Island Journal James William Gibson Lynne Stone, longtime wolf advocate and executive director of central Idaho’s Boulder […]

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http://www.countytimes.com/articles/2012/07/13/news/doc5000217869a2b026732782.txt Litchfield County Times Search for Eastern Cougar Talk in Litchfield LITCHFIELD — The Quest for the Eastern Cougar: Extinction or Survival? A presentation with Robert Tougias will be held Thursday, July 26, from 7 to 8 p.m. Nature writer Robert Tougias journeys deep into the world of the cougar and into the reasoning of […]

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http://www.torontosun.com/2012/07/10/in-search-of-the-elusive-manitoulin-cougar In search of the elusive Manitoulin cougar  By Mike Strobel ,Toronto Sun   (Tim Peckham/Toronto Sun)   KAGAWONG, ONT. – My quest to find the “extinct” eastern cougar is not going so hot. I’ve looked everywhere. Every lovely nook of Manitoulin Island — especially within a 50-metre radius of my cabin — and no cougar. Read […]

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http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/01/21/10195024-cougars-extinct-in-east-no-way-say-those-who-claim-sightings U.S.NEWS on msnbc.com Cougars extinct in East? No way, say those who claim sightings By Jim Gold, msnbc.com Cougar sightings persist in the East nearly a year after the big predators were declared extinct in the region, a determination that some don’t believe. Others want to make cougars’ presence a big reality. Read more…

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The interview with Dr. Rosatte occurred in December 2010.  A summary of his research will be published in the Canadian Field Naturalist, probably this month (December 2011).  With permission, we will make a complete copy of this eagerly awaited report available to readers of this blog.  If reintroduction to the northeastern United States is not politically possible, […]

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Many people have submitted comments on the article at the website. http://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2011/11/john-davis-and-case-for-cougars.html John Davis and the Case for Cougars by Phil Brown While walking through the West Virginian highlands, John Davis was struck by the character of the forest: all the trees were middle-aged and the ground was covered with ferns. There were almost no […]

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We agree there is no evidence of a reproducing population of cougars anywhere in the United States in the East, with the exception of southern Florida.  We do not agree that the eastern cougar is extinct because there almost certainly never was an eastern cougar subspecies.  The research of Melanie Culver determined that all cougars […]

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