Stories From the Frontline
These stories illustrate the day-to-day reality of the status quo in wildlife management that prioritizes hunting, fishing, and trapping over other ways of valuing wildlife.
By Kristin Combs
This compelling letter, written by Wildlife for All coalition member Kristin Combs, challenges Wyoming Governor Gordon’s claims that wolf management in the state deserves praise. Combs explores the many ecological and economic benefits of wolves, while disproving the Governor’s claims that wolves are recovered and that the state is using best available science in its management practices.
Stories from the Frontline: Debate over orphaned bear cubs illustrates differences between expectations of the public and state policies
By Angela Carella
When two 4-month old bear cubs became orphaned after an off-duty police officer killed their mother in Newtown, it raised the question of “What should be the relationship between humans and wildlife?”
By Darcy Spears
A family rescued a fox who had been caught in a steel trap near Las Vegas. Two months later, the family was fined $700 and threatened with arrest.