Increased Livestock Deaths Blamed on Mexican Wolves

It has been challenging for ranchers in the Southwestern United States. According to the Associated Press, the amount of livestock killed by Mexican gray wolves shot up over the past year resulting from their endangered species status and it has resulted in a sketchy relationship between environmentalists, ranchers and U.S. wildlife employees. From the AP:…

Environmentalists Sue Oregon Ranchers Pardoned by Trump

Tim Pearce | May 14, 2019 – The Daily Caller Three environmental groups sued the federal government on Monday to block the renewal of a 10-year grazing permit for Oregon ranchers Dwight and Steven Hammond, The Oregonian reports. Western Watersheds Project, the Center for Biological Diversity and WildEarth Guardians filed suit against the Bureau of…

Wolf Attacks on Cattle in Idaho On the Rise

During the period of August 2th to the 4th, Cascade, Idaho rancher Phil Davis three of his cows were killed by wolf attacks earlier this month, while three others were killed in other attacks. According to Capital Press, the Idaho Rangeland Resource Commission recently reported wolf-involved cases of cattle deaths set a record high for…

Environmental Laws Encourage Border Pollution

During testimony at the US House Natural Resources Committee last week, Arizona rancher Dan Bell testified as one of four witnesses that removing environmental rules that restrict border agent access would do much to clean up litter there. According to Cronkite News, Bell stated that because of US Border Patrol agents being restricted in the…

Environmentalists urge feds to seize Bundy cattle

With the ink barely dry on the dismissal citing prosecutorial error and misconduct handed down by a federal judge about a case brought against Cliven Bundy for refusing to pay federal grazing fees, environmentalists are urging Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to order the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to confiscate Bundy’s cattle. The Washington Times…