Too Few People?

Just how much of a "problem" is this? See my perspective in "Guns and Greens" below. Click Here

Feds Disguised as Reporters

Feds Disguised as Reporters By Ted Williams "Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter," declared Thomas Jefferson.

Shrinking Salmon

To paraphrase Lee Wulff: Killing all the big fish and then expecting to catch big fish is like killing off all the guys over six feet in your town, and then trying to field a winning basketball team. Click Here

Public Out

A frightening trend in prime fishing water nationwide. A similar disaster is threatens Maine's Moosehead Lake. And there's a growing movement to privatize public lands including national forests, national parks, and national wildlife refuges. http://

Attack on the ESA Writers on the Range The trouble with the Endangered Species Act is us Ted Williams With House approval of his "Threatened and Endangered Species Recovery Act" last September, Rep. Richard Pombo, R-Calif.,

Lynx, Lies, and Media Hype

Armed with media reports that state and federal scientists tried to lock up public land by "falsifying" lynx data, conservative politicians are lashing out at the Endangered Species Act. They angrily proclaim that there has been "unethical behavior" and "malicious

Guns and Greens

Audubon Jan. 2005 Guns & Greens If sportsmen and environmentalists worked together, they would be invincible. By Ted Williams Possibly you weren't aware that your Audubon membership makes you an anarchist. Neither was I until March 2003, when the Federation


This from my friend Tom Rush, the best folk singer in America, and a wildlife activist who -- with his now wife, Rene Askins, former director of the Wolf Fund (on whose advisory board I was proud to serve) -- was instrumental in getting wolves back in Yellowstone.

Heard Around the Nation

A word about this regular section: It contains only outrageous, outlandish, and disturbing pontification. Any sensible, progressive, or intelligent statement will be instantly punted into cyberspace. Coyotes--an Anti-Hunting Plot This from the radical property-rights