Ted Williams's Blog Archive April, 2012

I Hunt, but the N.R.A. Isn't for Me

Good point about needing wildlife to hunt. If there's a wildlife issue anywhere, the NRA can be counted on to be on the wrong side.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/25/opinion/i-hunt-but-i-oppose-the-nra.html

Romney’s Earth Day Guru: Sarah Palin

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Romney’s Earth Day Guru: Sarah Palin. And by the way, Sarah and I have made up after the mean things I wrote about her war on predators. See photo.

Hunters Kill Whooping Cranes

Audubon of Kansas (AOK) is asking Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWP&T) Commissioners this week to maintain existing safeguards designed to protect federally endangered Whooping Cranes during their migratory stopovers (and often extended stays) in Kansas.

According to Ron Klataske, AOK Executive Director, "The most immediate and important thing that the KDWP&T Commission can do at this time is to reject the proposal being forwarded by KDWP&T staff suggesting that the safeguards implemented by the Commission in 2005 be discarded."