Just as I was preparing for a nice relaxing evening I received an email telling me that there is a bill pending in Idaho that will allow ranchers to use live bait, including dogs, to lure in wolves so they can be killed. For a summary of articles about this sickest of sick ideas, please click here and here.
You can register your point of view (nicely, please) but time is of the essence. Idaho Senate Agricultural Affairs Chair Jeff Siddoway can be reached at (208) 332-1330 or by email here. He will be in his office until 10am (Mountain time) on Monday morning before he adjourns for meetings. The committee is meeting at 1:30pm that afternoon to discuss the legislation
For an interview on this bill please click here.