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The Latest: Judge prevails in recall linked to takeover

(AP) — The Latest on an Oregon recall election linked to the armed takeover of a national wildlife refuge (all times local): A local official who opposed the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge has prevailed in a recall vote. Last...Show More Summary

Close Call: A Deer Hunter Falls Through the Ice

Photo by John Ritter Shawn Langstaff was crossing a frozen lake when the ice gave out.  At sunup November 20, 2006, Shawn Langstaff began walking across a frozen lake in South Dakota’s Waubay Wildlife Refuge toward an island where big bucks were rumored to hang out. Show More Summary

Malheur and the Golden Age of Travel

Observations from Oregon's Malheur National Wildlife Refuge just after the end of the Bundy occupation.

Wildlife Needs New Corridors to Escape Rising Heat

last weekNews : Truthdig

By Tim Radford / Climate News Network Rising temperatures will force wild creatures to seek cooler refuges—but safe routes for them to migrate may be scarce, scientists say.

Congressional Forum Finally Held On The Bundy Militants’ Takeover Of Wildlife Refuge

This forum was the first time Congress has addressed extremism on public lands or the dangerous situations created by the Bundy family and their supporters. The post Congressional Forum Finally Held On The Bundy Militants’ Takeover Of Wildlife Refuge appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Dominion to dye-test runoff into wildlife refuge near airport

State ordered the follow-up after January oil spill into Roaches Run, Potomac River.

Felons for Trump: Jailed Oregon militant Blaine Cooper endorses GOP candidate after Orlando massacre

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

One of the militants jailed for taking over an Oregon wildlife refuge has offered an endorsement of Donald Trump for president. Blaine Cooper, who was indicted on a variety of felony charges for his roles in the Malheur National Wildlife Preserve and the 2014 armed standoff at Bundy ranch in...

Joe Stetson; another Malheur NWR phony veteran

You might remember back in January when we talked about Joe Stetson when he was arrested by Oregon State Troopers for driving under the influence at a gas station when he stopped on his way to the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Oregon to join the militia boys there. Stetson claimed to the troopers […]

Garganey in New York

On Sunday, 5 June, word of Jay McGowan finding a Gargeney at Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge in western New York...

The True Cost of Anti-Government Extremism

On June 15th, House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) will hold a forum on public lands. The forum will examine the emergence of anti-government threats to parks, forests, wildlife refuges, historic sites and recreation lands across America. Show More Summary

Bosses in hot water after sacking government worker one forced to sandbag his house

In a driving rainstorm at the Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge in Eastern Oklahoma, refuge manager Darrin Unruh worried that his flood-prone house nearby would be underwater. So he directed four of his employees to fill hundreds of bags with sand from the banks of the Deep Fork River, load them on the back of a government-owned Ford truck and […]

Channel Fest Celebrates Seattle's Indie Record Label Scene July 16 at Fred Wildlife Refuge

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Roladex: One of four bands playing the inaugural edition of Channel Fest, which strives to boost the profile of Seattle's indie record labels. Medical Records Channel Fest is a great idea whose time is overdue. For several...Show More Summary

Mole National Park in Damongo, Ghana

As you walk around the restaurant and visitor’s center at Mole National Park, you’ll pass by warthogs wandering along on their way, possibly even an elephant that has strayed from the group. At Ghana’s largest wildlife refuge, life is...Show More Summary

Republicanism, 2016: 'The governor has a strict policy against elected officials being assassinated'

We've had one of Donald Trump's most prominent New Hampshire supporters arrested for his role in the Bundyite takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge, and an infamous white supremacist got tapped as one of Trump's California delegates....Show More Summary

As Hurricane Season Begins, Readying for the Next Big Storm

(Image: Dredging channels at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge to restore tidal salt marshes. Credit: Richard Weiner.) Hurricane season officially starts June 1, and weather forecasters are predicting an active season for hurricanes...Show More Summary

You Know What The Bundy Gang Really Needed? A Stolen .50 Cal Machine Gun.

Just imagine what fun the Bundy Militia could have had during their occupation of a federal wildlife refuge if they'd had a.50 caliber machine gun!

Oregon Bundy Brothers of Oregon Standoff Fame Are Not Happy in Jail

The brothers who lead an armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon, Ammon and Ryan Bundy, announced their intention to sue over their pretrial jail conditions and filed a complaint on Tuesday.

Open thread for night owls: In Oregon, pro-occupation candidates get the boot

Don't let the door hitcha on the way out, and so on. Voters in rural Harney County, Oregon, overwhelmingly rejected the ideology of right-wing militia members who made the local wildlife refuge famous with their ill-fated occupation earlier this year. Show More Summary

These Americans Are Preparing For War With Their Own Government

During the Oregon standoff, where a group of US citizens calling themselves the Citizens for Constitutional Freedom, seized control of a federal wildlife refuge in protest of harsh sentences being given to members of a ranching family...Show More Summary

The White-tailed Kite

One of the highlights of our recent trip to California was the observation of a white-tailed kite at Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge, just south of Eureka. Perched in a small grove of trees amidst an extensive wetland, the kite...Show More Summary

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