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URGENT!: Idaho to Kill 2 Wolf Packs in National Wilderness Area

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Idaho Department of Fish and Game hired a trapper to to kill every member of the Golden and Monumental wolf packs in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Area Astoundingly, the United States Forest Service is acquiescing. Please sign!

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Julie P (54)
Thursday December 26, 2013, 7:59 am
From the Endangered Species Coalition website:

"Recently, we learned that the Idaho Department of Fish and Game had hired a trapper to go into the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Area to kill every member of the Golden and Monumental wolf packs.

Astoundingly, the United States Forest Service (USFS) is acquiescing‎ to Idaho and letting that state's hired trapper stay in its ranger cabins and use its federally-funded airfield. This appalling betrayal of public trust must be immediately rectified and not repeated.

Take action! Tell the USFS to remove the trapper from publicly-funded ranger cabins and deny future access to USFS airfields.

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game contends it needs to kill all of the wolves from these two packs in order to bolster elk herds for recreational hunting. The shocking arrogance of the state of Idaho even requesting to access a U.S. Wilderness Area to destroy two wolf packs entirely is staggering. The capitulation by the US Forest Service is disappointing and not in keeping with the proud history of the agency. It is in complete contrast to the slogan of the National Wilderness Preservation System to "Keep Wilderness Wild".

Ironically, the area that the Idaho Department of Fish and Game have sent their hired trapper is named after one of the original sponsors of the Wilderness Act, Senator Frank Church. Undoubtedly, Senator Church would look unkindly upon the abandonment of responsibility by USFS Chief Thomas Tidwell in granting nearly unrestrained access to what is little more than a freelance wildlife exterminator.

Demand that USFS Chief Tidwell and Payette National Forest Supervisor Keith Lannom protect wolves in the Frank Church Wilderness from Idaho's extreme anti-wolf policies.

We have very little time to right this wrong--Idaho's trapper is already on the ground. Please take action right now and share with a friend on Facebook, by email or on Twitter.

Thank you for your commitment to wildlife and wild places."

Thank you!

Julie P (54)
Thursday December 26, 2013, 8:02 am
PS: A few days ago, this story was posted by Roseann here:
I am reposting it again because time is scarce and Roseann's news was noted only by few people.

Thank you!

Constance F (418)
Thursday December 26, 2013, 8:11 am
and thank you for reposting this !

Sue H (7)
Thursday December 26, 2013, 9:12 am
Noted and signed, thanks for keeping this visible for signatures.

Ljiljana Milic (115)
Thursday December 26, 2013, 9:15 am
Signed i.e. Email sent & Thank you Julie

Victoria Oakey (124)
Thursday December 26, 2013, 10:01 am
Noted and signed. Thank you.

Franshisca Dearmas (89)
Thursday December 26, 2013, 10:41 am
Noted and signed. TY Julie

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 26, 2013, 1:04 pm
S+S-thx Julie

Ondine J (134)
Thursday December 26, 2013, 2:39 pm
Noted and signed,thanks Julie. I am horrified by this ongoing persecution of Wolves,utter madness.

Ilona V (0)
Friday December 27, 2013, 3:10 pm
Thanks. Signed & noted.

PlsNoMessage se (588)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 7:33 am

. (0)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 7:38 am
The wolf needs to be left alone right now. Healthy wolf packs keep the deer, elk and caribou herds healthy. Wolves are not a threat to cattle unless there is no natural prey available.

Rachael Moore (55)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 8:04 am
Thank you very much Julie. Signed & Shared.

Past Member (0)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 8:22 am
signed, thanks

Gloria picchetti (304)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 8:23 am
I think I signed it but when in doubt sign again!

Ruth Ann W (198)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 8:24 am
S&N. So horrendous. The wolves do need to left alone. So do all wild animals.

Kay H (0)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 8:51 am

Pam B (12)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 9:06 am
Horrified. S & N

Mike M (40)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 9:29 am

Theodore Shayne (56)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 10:13 am
Noted & posted

Joe R (190)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 10:14 am
Thanks Julie. Signed and noted.

Aileen P (40)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 10:59 am
Noted and signed. Thank you.

Janis K (126)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 11:24 am
Signed and noted, thanks!

Connie Palladini (102)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 12:18 pm

MareCad T (2)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 12:27 pm
'Bout time we kill ALL the feral evil humans!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Barbara V (51)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 1:22 pm
What do these idiots have that's supposed to pass for brains? The most stupid, irresponsible two-legged pigs in existence. Always got to go out there and kill, kill, kill. There's no end to it! Slaughtering two wolf packs is a crime, and if the dodos in charge don't stop i, they will be sorry. This mentality shouldn't be allowed to carry firearms because they haven't the intelligence to use them discriminately. Slime bags!!!!! Vermin!t

Joanne D (38)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 1:24 pm
What IS it with Idaho! Like MareCad T, I think it would be better to kill the human packs and let the wolves run free.

Birgit W (160)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 1:35 pm
Signed, thanks.

Nelson Baker (0)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 3:42 pm
Signed. Our government and it's agencies are not friendly to animals.

Julia R (296)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 8:56 pm
It is so tragic that federal agencies which are supposed to protect wildlife are pandering to a group of self-centered and could care less about endangered species or any other living creature when it comes to destroying life for their own amusement- trophy hunters!

Lona G (80)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 9:52 pm

. (0)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 4:10 am
Notée, signée, partagée. Merci.

Ruth C (87)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 5:57 am

Veerle V (44)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 7:46 am
Signed and shared, thank you Julie.

Yvonne F (181)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 9:45 am
So signed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks Julie

Ann Breeden (65)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 2:09 pm
Signed. My husband has been so moved by this that he sent in money to the Endangered Species Coalition. You see, we've been seeing this insanity going on since 1974 when he was illustrating for Defenders of Wildlife. Back then they were going in with guns and poisons. I'm just sick on the attack of these wolves. And I was so excited thinking we actually got someone as the head of the Interior Department who cared but not anymore.

Petra M (259)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 4:52 pm
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