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This Week in Washington

by Public Lands Council WOLVES MOVE INTO 12-MONTH STATUS REVIEWThis week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced their findings related to two petitions filed by activist groups that sought to restore Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections for gray wolves in the western United States – the Northern Rocky Mountain Distinct Population Segment (NRM DPS). After review […]
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Judge tosses out suit that targeted grazing in NE Washington

By DON JENKINS Capital Press Sep 13, 2021 A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to drive Diamond M ranch cattle out of the Colville National Forest in northeast Washington. U.S. District Judge Rosanna Malouf Peterson in Spokane rejected claims that the Colville forest’s 2019 management plan failed to address how grazing on […]
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Feeding Livestock in Time of Drought.

 Cows, horses, sheep and goats. Equipment, methods and strategies for handling/feeding large square andround bales. Utilizing low quality hay, alternative feeds and minerals to fulfill livestock’snutritional needs. Utilizing temporary fencing to access unused grazing lands. When: Saturday August 21, 8 AM to 1PM.Where: Emtman Brothers Facility, 13516 S, Weger Road, Valleyford, WA 99036Fee: $7.50 […]
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WCA’s next convention and annual meeting Thursday, November 11

Save The Date for The Annual WCA Convention!!! Save the date for WCA’s next convention and annual meeting Thursday, November 11 through Saturday, November 13, 2021! Reunite with your friends, industry partners, colleagues, and fellow WCA members. As our EVP, Ashley House said in our April Ketch Pen, “This convention will be more about just filling […]
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Editorial: Excluding ranchers from wolf case unjust

(Sub Req’d) A California judge last week issued one of the most disconcerting decisions involving wolves that we’ve seen. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White of Oakland, Calif., is hearing a case related to efforts by environmentalists to put gray wolves back on the federal endangered species list. But here’s the clinker: White decided to exclude from […]
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