Tag: Hells Canyon

The Creepy Creatures That Still Haunt Us

Written by | October 25th, 2010

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He was walking by himself in a place called Hells Canyon. Then he heard a terrifying sound. He looked down and saw his foot about to land on a …

No Spray Zone: Are Pesticides Really Controlling Invasives?

Written by | September 8th, 2009

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When faced with invasive, non-native weeds on the range, the first response for many conservationists is to load up a backpack sprayer full of pesticides. Spraying chemicals toxic to wildlife and people — under the auspices of protecting wildlife and people — is often portrayed as a necessary evil if we want to stop the […]

Controlling Wolves, Controlling Weeds

Written by | December 18th, 2008

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In the early 1900’s, professionals entered Yellowstone National Park and killed wolves. Lots of wolves. Shooters lined the ridges of Hawk Mountain, Pennsylvania and blasted migrating raptors. Others poisoned badgers and mountain lions and bragged about it. And what were all of these people called in their day? Conservationists. At the time, many “knew” there […]

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