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WSF attempts collaboration with US Sheep Experiment Station
WSF
After five weeks of intense face-to-face discussions, conference call participation and lengthy email exchanges, the Wild Sheep Foundation regrettably reports inability to reach a workable solution with domestic sheep industry representatives from Idaho and elsewhere on future operations of the U.S. Sheep Experiment Station, headquartered in Dubois, Idaho.
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TWS and AAWV joint issue statement domestic sheep, goats disease transmission risk to wild sheep
The Wildlife Society and the American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians via WSF
Proactively protecting and managing the health of wild sheep populations is essential to the continued success of restoration, conservation and management efforts in North America. Managers must take appropriate steps to prevent epizootic events that reduce herd health and performance. Stakeholder groups benefit when disease risk is managed to minimize the potential transmission of pathogens. The policy of The Wildlife Society and the American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians regarding the risk of disease transmission from domestic sheep and goats to wild sheep is as follows.
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Found ram is new world's record
Boone and Crockett Club via WSF
A bighorn sheep killed in a highway collision in Alberta, Canada, has the largest horns ever recorded for the species. Boone and Crockett Club measurers certified the specimen as a new world's record.
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Montana committee hears bill to create land transfer task force
Flathead Beacon
Montana House committee has heard testimony for and against a bill that would create a task force to study the feasibility of the state assuming ownership or management of federal land now run by the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management. Proponents cited loss of access to forests, the increasing threat of wildfires and pests, such as mountain pine beetle and other problems, under federal management as reasons for supporting the study of state management.
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North Dakota Game and Fish cancels bighorn sheep season
The Associated Press via The Washington Times
North Dakota will not have a bighorn sheep hunting season this year for the first time in more than three decades. The state Game and Fish Department is making the move because of the deaths of dozens of sheep last year in the western Badlands due to bacterial pneumonia in the herd. Many of them were mature rams, according to Jeb Williams, the agency's wildlife chief.
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Mule deer numbers spike in Idaho
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Four consecutive mild winters have helped Idaho deer populations rebound across the state, prompting the Idaho Department of Fish and Game to consider extending the current hunting season to help manage herd numbers. Officials are urging hunters to take advantage of the deer population spike, noting that herd numbers are so high due to better weather conditions, not less hunting.
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What exactly is trophy hunting?
By John McAdams
Trophy hunting is a misunderstood topic these days, even among hunters. The many misconceptions and myths that surround trophy hunting have helped turn it into a controversial subject. Some of these misconceptions are probably the result of anti-hunters deliberately looking to misconstrue the true benefits of trophy hunting and use it to divide the hunting community in general. However, some of the misconceptions about trophy hunting are undoubtedly the result of people being misinformed and ignorant of its benefits.
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