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Critters Environment

The Killing of the Profanity Peak Wolf Pack

By the time you read this, the Profanity Peak wolf pack in Washington State will be no more. At last count, six wolves of the 11 member pack have been destroyed. All that remains is one adult and four cubs. And if the last remaining adult is killed, the cubs will most likely starve to […]

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Environment Legal

Andy Johnson EPA Consent Decree

Previous coverage here and here.  Andy Johnson created a “stockpond” by building a dam on a creek that is covered under the Clean Water Act. The EPA issued a violation to him for not getting a permit for unauthorized dumping in said creek. The solution outlined in the violation was to work with the agency to […]

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Environment Legal Political

Cato: Neither the Bundys Nor the Hammonds are Poster Children for Land Use

During a Twitter exchange with Jonathan Wood, from the Pacific Legal Foundation, Jonathan sent me a link to a Cato Institute article on the armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.  The Cato article condemns the Bundy actions, even as it deplores what it views as an overly harsh penalty for the ranchers (Dwight and […]

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Critters Environment Photography Places

Earth Day 2006

This Earth Day I’m featuring photos from the Show Me Mobile Aquarium; the large semi-truck size fishtank filled with native Missouri fishies currently on display as part of the Earth Day offerings at Powder Valley Conservation Center. There’s a new self-portrait at the end of the post. This year the tank had something different: an […]