Spring Cleaning

This is the third in a series of blogs highlighting the stories behind the stories of “wolf conservation” under Curt Melcher and Governor Brown’s Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Everyday Trash

An alternative - and more accurate - logo for Curt Melcher's Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW)
Last fall, as ODFW was issuing yet another kill order for wolves we posted a piece called The Friday Trash. The provocative title invoked the practice used by politicians and government agencies to hold bad news until late on a Friday making it more likely to get overlooked by the media and public. The piece highlighted a few of the facts ODFW didn’t want you to know about their latest wolf kill.

Klamath Advocates Condemn Bureau of Reclamation’s Willful Destruction of the “Everglades of the West”

Today three conservation groups, Audubon Society of Portland, Oregon Wild and WaterWatch of Oregon condemned the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s proposal to drain wetlands on Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge during a crippling drought, even as millions of birds arrive for the peak of spring waterfowl migration.

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