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SDGF&P Missing the Point

Little surprise here the state endorsed the commisioner’s decision to raise the Black Hills cougar hunting quota. However, Kleppe v New Mexico determined that wildlife populations originating from federal property remains federal property under federal protection. The point that there is no groundswell for allowing the cats to roam the rest of the state, that they may be taken virtually at any time, conflicts with federal wildlife regulations.

Bob Mercer, Black Hills Pioneer

MADISON — The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission didn’t budge Friday from the decisions made last month, when commissioners set regulations for hunting mountain lions during 2013…

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