Tag Archives: Endangered Species

How should one measure the Endangered Species Act’s performance?

“…only a tiny fraction of the species that have been listed under the Act have recovered.” And did you know that there are more extinct species than there are species? — jtl, 419 by Damien M. Schiff via the Pacific … Continue reading

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U.S., Mexico wildlife officials draft jaguar recovery plan

By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN Associated Press via The Journal Enlargephoto ALBUQUERQUE — A team of wildlife officials in the United States and Mexico on Monday released details of a proposed recovery plan for the endangered jaguar, prompting criticism from environmental … Continue reading

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Texas judge says ESA listing for lesser prairie chicken is a no-go

 A federal district judge in Midland, Texas threw a high hard one Wednesday when he invalidated the listing of the lesser prairie chicken under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Always proud to be a Texas and, in this case, particularly … Continue reading

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Wanted – Sage Grouse Protectors – Annual Salary at $100,000

Did you ever notice how government’s  universal solution to all “problems” is to throw money at them? The problem is that it is never their own money. — jtl, 419 by Peter Christian, KGVO This from the Associated Press via … Continue reading

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USDA partnership improving sage-grouse habitat, grazing lands

“Thanks to the interest from ranchers and support of our conservation partners, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is working to secure this species’ future while maintaining our vibrant western economies,” Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment Robert Bonnie said … Continue reading

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Laxalt: Nevada should sue over Endangered Species Act

Don’t hold your breath. I know, I know I’m too young to be that cynical. lol — jtl, 419 Adam Laxalt, candidate for Attorney General, speaks with the Review-Journal editorial board on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. (Mark Damon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) … Continue reading

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House Passes Bill to Modernize Endangered Species Act

And another small token of a bone with respect to an issue that should have never been an issue. Rachel Carson, Paul Ehrlich, et al were proven wrong a long long time ago yet their wacky ideas linger on. — … Continue reading

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Update: To Protect a Mouse, Forest Service Cuts Off Water Access in New Mexico

by  Joe Wolverton, II, J.D. via the New American Although it hasn’t reached Bundy levels of attention, leaders of a rural southern New Mexico county are bravely pushing back against a federal land grab of their own. In Otero County, New Mexico, … Continue reading

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Dung on the Range

Ho hum, just another government boondoggle of magnanimous ineptitude. Those are 50 cent words that mean, the gubment done screwed the pooch again just like it always does. — jtl  The Desert Tortoise in Relation to Cattle Grazing by Vernon … Continue reading

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New Bison War: Should Buffalo Be Reintroduced to the West?

This is a bit long but very informative. Bison are already being conserved and managed here in Texas where it has worked quite well. But it is not apt to work nearly as well in Montana. The reason is simple. … Continue reading

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