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Grizzly bears, black bears, wolves, coyotes, cougars/ mountain lions,bobcats, wolverines, lynx, foxes, fishers and martens are the suite of carnivores that originally inhabited North America after the Pleistocene extinctions. This site invites research, commentary, point/counterpoint on that suite of native animals (predator and prey) that inhabited The Americas circa 1500-at the initial point of European exploration and subsequent colonization. Landscape ecology, journal accounts of explorers and frontiersmen, genetic evaluations of museum animals, peer reviewed 20th and 21st century research on various aspects of our "Wild America" as well as subjective commentary from expert and layman alike. All of the above being revealed and discussed with the underlying goal of one day seeing our Continent rewilded.....Where big enough swaths of open space exist with connective corridors to other large forest, meadow, mountain, valley, prairie, desert and chaparral wildlands.....Thereby enabling all of our historic fauna, including man, to live in a sustainable and healthy environment. - Blogger Rick

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Mike Hudak who heads up PUBLIC LANDS WITHOUT LIVESTOCK has been successful in introducing a bill in The House of Representatives, The "Rural Economic Vitalization Act," H.R. 3432 , which would allow Ranchers who hold grazing rights to a particular land parcel to permanently retire those rights forever.........Contact your Representative in D.C. below and express your endorsement of this bill

We recently succeeded in getting introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives a bill that would allow the permanent closure of a federal grazing allotment at the insistence of the rancher who holds the associated grazing permit. The "Rural Economic Vitalization Act," H.R. 3432 was introduced on Nov. 15th by Rep. Adam Smith (WA-9) with six original cosponsors:
 Rep. Earl Blumenauer (OR-3)
 Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-4)
 Rep. Raul Grijalva (AZ-7)
 Rep. Maurice Hinchey (NY-22)
 Rep. Barbara Lee (CA-9)
 Rep. Allison Schwartz (PA-13).

 We believe that quickly increasing the number of House cosponsors will improve our chances of securing a Senate sponsor. I and several other people will be going to Washington, DC, in mid-December for just that purpose.
 The Sierra Club has installed a webpage that allows you to easily urge your member of Congress to support this legislation. I will be very grateful for you to contact your representative in that regard.

 Here's the link:

 I encourage you to forward this message to your friends.

 Thank you for your help in getting this legislation enacted,


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