Compensation for Montana Wolf-Caused Damage to be Discussed
Compensation for wolf-caused livestock damages and loses is currently offered to Montana livestock owners by the Defenders of Wildlife, a private, nonprofit group that seeks to protect wild animals and their habitats.
HUH? Whoses the smart guy that thought that one up? Talk about a conflict of interest ... If you think DoF is an unbiased group check out their web site.
Good to hear that they are moving to an independent panel, that hopefully impanels at least a few ranchers.
Historically, hunting has been a sport that has been predominately participated in by men. There have been notable exceptions, of course. Eleanor O’Connor, wife of the famous hunter and outdoor writer, Jack, traveled with him and hunted in many parts of the world, taking her share of game, including some exceptional trophies. Not as well-known to hunters today were Martin and Osa Johnson of the early to mid-1900’s. Together they traveled to many places that seemed extremely exotic and...