By Deborah Slicer.
This opinion piece talks about the ongoing wolf hunts around Yellowstone and the dysfunctionality of Montana’s wildlife management system. The article examines Montana’s Fish, Wildlife, and Parks commission, which primarily consists of campaign donors for the current governor, and whose interests represent the oil and gas industry, privatization of wildlife and public land, agriculture, and hunting. There are no seats for Tribal nations and no one representing the majority non-consumptive wildlife community.
This article can be read at the Missoulian.