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Category Archive for 'Trapping'

Wyoming’s Proposed Trapping Bill

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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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Montana began allowing trapping this year as a part of its wolf hunt. A seasoned trapper discusses the problems with catching collateral species in wolf traps, including cougars. Cougars are routinely caught in traps meant for other predators like bobcats and coyotes. However, such collateral cougar trapping incidents have failed to appear anywhere in the […]

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http://www.northplattebulletin.com/index.asp?show=news&action=readStory&storyID=22390&pageID=29 Mountain lions trapped near Chadron by The North Platte Bulletin – 2/11/2012 A young female mountain lion was accidently trapped Jan. 27 in Dawes County, near Chadron. Read more…

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