Rosemarie Redford
Rosemarie Redford

know you do not live in Montana so its not a big issue with you. But would you have a different opinion if your livestock/ your livelihood and even pets were being killed by wolves? I think you might have a different opinion. Its easy to be outraged about something that has not direct effect on you. Choosing to oppose it would have an effect on Me and many of the ranchers that I know.

Babette Gazarian-Cherne'
Babette Gazarian-Cherne'
  • Rosemarie Redford

The time has come for the right to live of other noble species not be subordinate to the short term interest of humans. Wolf predation is at the bottom of the list for livestock losses, and ranchers are compensated by the BLM. The first cause is disease, second is accident and on and on. We live in an area rife with coyotes, they are a part of our community and culture. People are told to be responsible pet owners, and live in harmony with the local wildlife or live somewhere else. I lost...

The time has come for the right to live of other noble species not be subordinate to the short term interest of humans. Wolf predation is at the bottom of the list for livestock losses, and ranchers are compensated by the BLM. The first cause is disease, second is accident and on and on. We live in an area rife with coyotes, they are a part of our community and culture. People are told to be responsible pet owners, and live in harmony with the local wildlife or live somewhere else. I lost one of my favorite cats to a coyote dinner. I was my fault, they have to eat too. Ranchers have had a free ride on public lands, and have been allowed to slaughter everything else. Those days are over. People like me will speak for those who cannot speak for themselves, and at some point attitudes and laws will change.

Rosemarie Redford
Rosemarie Redford
  • Rosemarie Redford

That is your right. As it is mine. Dont whine about the price of your beef and meat when it increases though!

Babette Gazarian-Cherne'
Babette Gazarian-Cherne'
  • Rosemarie Redford

If the American consumer has to pay more for their Big Macs to protect and restore an environment and it's wildlife inhabitants, then I say that is money well invested. God gave us a brain to do more with than just kill. I'm positive most ranchers can learn to live with the presence of wolves, and understand how invaluable the apex predators are to a healthy ecosystem. Yellowstone proved it.

Rosemarie Redford
Rosemarie Redford
  • Rosemarie Redford

Babette Gazarian-Cherne' If you want wolves than good! Put them in your back yard not mine. Why do I have to deal with them for a tourists yearly enjoyment?

Linda McDonald-Cash
Linda McDonald-Cash
  • Rosemarie Redford

There are other ways to "protect" your livestock rather than trapping wolves, that is a barbaric outdated method that should be legaly banned in all 50 states!! The wolves have to eat, that is a law of nature - so it's YOUR responsibility to keep YOUR livestock away from temptation, not fair to do anything else. I dont eat beef myself, or lamb, or pigs, so what it costs makes absolutely NO difference to me, just stop killing wolves, they are NOT the problem - your out moded antiquated way of behavior is though.

Dawn Ross
Dawn Ross
  • Rosemarie Redford

If wolves are around my livestock I will shoot them, quick painless one well placed shot. Raising livestock is how we make a meager living and we cannot afford to lose livestock to wolves. Do you have any idea how much work goes into what goes on your dinner table? Have you ever seen a wolf tear apart a baby calf or a pack of wolves tear open a defenseless cow???? Would you rather eat beef, pork, chicken etc. or would you like to eat a wolf. If the wolves get out of control and eat the...

If wolves are around my livestock I will shoot them, quick painless one well placed shot. Raising livestock is how we make a meager living and we cannot afford to lose livestock to wolves. Do you have any idea how much work goes into what goes on your dinner table? Have you ever seen a wolf tear apart a baby calf or a pack of wolves tear open a defenseless cow???? Would you rather eat beef, pork, chicken etc. or would you like to eat a wolf. If the wolves get out of control and eat the livestock then wolf will be on the dinner table... enjoy your wolf helper instead of your hamburger helper!!!

Renee Liss
Renee Liss
  • Rosemarie Redford

Wolves hunting is a fact of life. It's nature!!! If you want to eliminate all predators you are very unrealistic. Pick another profession. Build high fences on your own land and stay off of public property.

Barbara Wainscott
Barbara Wainscott

The wolves are my brothers & sisters, my teachers & my guides, MY HEART & SOUL walks with them....what is done to them is done to me as this affects every aspect of life.....I cannot in good conscience sit back & do nothing....I will call & email....I tried calling tonight & got the sound of the governors voice but no way to leave a message.....I will call in the morning as soon as his office opens......

Jessica Walters
Jessica Walters
  • Barbara Wainscott

Amazing. Several years ago we were buying kits to adopt/sponser a wolf. Now they want to trap them. Let nature take its course and they will bring balance. I hate to see us take away what we have returned from what we took away in the first place. Just my opinion.

Barbara Wainscott
Barbara Wainscott
  • Barbara Wainscott

Some of the packs I have watched grow & prosper after the reintroduction are now gone....all murdered, some of those I sponsored years ago & now they have been taken by the hands of humans. And with their deaths a little piece of me died too.

Sue Poe
Sue Poe
  • Barbara Wainscott

We all can leatn from mother nature...the wolves need to stay.

Judy Paulsen
Judy Paulsen

Responsible animal husbandry comes into play here. If ranchers want to use public lands on which to graze their cattle (which ultimately ends up in destroying the land and stream beds), and WE TAXPAYERS are subsidizing their business, I think we taxpayers should have a say in what happens to OUR wildlife. May I suggest a film for you ranchers to watch - Wild Things (by the Natural Resources Defense Council). SOME Cattle and sheep ranchers are learning to coexist with predators with the...

Responsible animal husbandry comes into play here. If ranchers want to use public lands on which to graze their cattle (which ultimately ends up in destroying the land and stream beds), and WE TAXPAYERS are subsidizing their business, I think we taxpayers should have a say in what happens to OUR wildlife. May I suggest a film for you ranchers to watch - Wild Things (by the Natural Resources Defense Council). SOME Cattle and sheep ranchers are learning to coexist with predators with the methods suggested in this film and by groups like Project Coyote.org. "Is this earth just for us to take over, or do we share it?"

Pamela Stites
Pamela Stites

We need to Stop this damn cruelty Now !!!!!!

Pamela Stites
Pamela Stites
  • Pamela Stites

I pledged and commented and will call !! I love the Wolves of Montana !!!! I saw several when I was there !! Beautieful Animals !!!

Kimberly Rushton
Kimberly Rushton
  • Pamela Stites

I'm sorry I have to disagree. The wolves are over populated and attacking livestock. They need to be reduced in number somehow. Maybe not trapping but some way. I think ranchers should be allowed to shot them. If caught attacking livestock.

Linda McDonald-Cash
Linda McDonald-Cash

I don't get it. We have all these programs to re-store the wolves to the lower 48 states after we slaughtered them all off, a few packs are finally coming back into the Northern states and now they want to go and slaughter those? Does this make sense to you? Not morally, ethically, logically, financially, or any other way does it make any sense.

Lisi Anna Ruhry
Lisi Anna Ruhry
  • Linda McDonald-Cash

Very sad, breaks my heart, going back into the middleage mentality, this is absolutely horrific, trapping in the 21st century. These people who make these insane decisions should themselves be put into trapps and let them die and see how they enjoy a slow death.

Linda McDonald-Cash
Linda McDonald-Cash
  • Linda McDonald-Cash

I agree Lisi, its barbaric and just plain ignorance involved here, how unusual!

Sue Hanson
Sue Hanson

If they are a problem, and you ned to get rid of them, at least kill them outright.

Eric F Corn
Eric F Corn
  • Sue Hanson

ah, there are may things you dont understand. wolves destroy whole herds of elk and deer, which are not in abundance now. wolves really do need to go. there is NO balance now, ugh.

Jackieblu Darby Morris
Jackieblu Darby Morris

I have no words aside from this is a shameful, disgraceful act that makes me so sad- it's just barbaric~!

Jackieblu Darby Morris
Jackieblu Darby Morris
  • Jackieblu Darby Morris

I guess I had more to say than planned. This makes me absolutely sick~!!!!

Margaret Bonnyend Bsl Whymark

Killing animals has already led to species becoming extinct...slowly but surely the human animal will destroy all including himself

Steve McBroom
Steve McBroom
  • Margaret Bonnyend Bsl Whymark

The quicker humanity is gone the quicker the planet will recover. :)

Lorna Crowcroft Rose
Lorna Crowcroft Rose

Yet another case of mans intolerance and cruelty to other creatures! Don't Kill them, they have just as much right to be there( if not more) and to live and run free! Save the Wolves!

Lorna Crowcroft Rose
Lorna Crowcroft Rose
  • Lorna Crowcroft Rose

Please sign......

Dean Fraser
Dean Fraser

Those sick f*cks need to be left naked in the snow with a wire strung so tightly around their legs that gangrene sets in...for starters!

Colleen Hurworth
Colleen Hurworth
  • Dean Fraser

I could think of worse to do to them!!!!!! Disgusted again!!!!!!

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