Submitted by Ted Williams on Sun, 03/19/2006 - 09:58.
Bad News Bear Hunters How can there be a "thrill of the chase" when there's no chase? By Ted Williams If animal rights outfits were to design a scheme for depicting hunters as stupid, lazy, and cruel, they couldn't come up with anything more effective
Submitted by Ted Williams on Sat, 03/18/2006 - 11:43.
Natural Allies From Sierra Sept.-Oct. 1996 If only hunters, anglers, and environmentalists would stop taking potshots at each other, they'd be an invincible force for wildlands protection. by Ted Williams Every spring, when cowslips blaze yellow in Meadow Brook
- By: Ted Williams
Country roads may 'take you home,' but logging roads ruin rivers
Submitted by Ted Williams on Mon, 03/13/2006 - 08:44.
From Audubon's Earth Almanac by Ted Williams and compiled in "Wild Moments," edited by Connie Isbell, Illustrations by John Burgoyne, Storey Publishing, 174 pages. Muskrat Love In every contiguous state and north to Arctic tundra, muskrats
Submitted by Ted Williams on Wed, 03/08/2006 - 17:46.
Thanks to Boone for his thoughtful comments on and useful link re. the Wise-Use Movement (see thread under "Do You Have a ‘Right' to Hunt and Fish"). He reminds me that the following piece I did for Harrowsmith County Life may be of interest.
Submitted by Ted Williams on Wed, 03/08/2006 - 17:19.
TRCP Marine Conservation Working Group Applauds Call to Action on Magnuson-Stevens Act WASHINGTON Members of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership's Marine Conservation Working Group (MCWG) strongly support the message delivered today
Submitted by Ted Williams on Wed, 03/01/2006 - 11:22.
Trout Are Wildlife, Too In cold headwaters all across America, populations of unique and beautiful fish are winking out. Fish managers are fighting to save them, but anglers resist and the environmental community remains disinterested. By Ted Williams The PMDs
Submitted by Ted Williams on Mon, 02/20/2006 - 09:55.
The piece below (in text) appeared a while ago in FLY ROD & REEL and elicited an incredible quantity of bile on our old conservation page. For my part, I was particularly impressed with Trout Unlimited's stand on "trout control." I was also
Submitted by Ted Williams on Thu, 02/16/2006 - 08:26.
Hatchery Narcosis Hatcheries provide food, sport, and the chance to save vanishing species. But when politicians use them as substitutes for protecting habitat, it can be disastrous. By Ted Williams Americans adore fish hatcheries. At their home waters, anglers
Submitted by Ted Williams on Sat, 02/11/2006 - 13:00.
This from a close friend of mine who is one of the best anglers and dedicated conservationists I know. As far as I'm concerned, he's right on: So now the RFA has filed a lawsuit, and wants to overfish summer flounder. The NMFS scientists told them