Category Archives: Endangered Species

Endangered species listing for Sierra Nevada frogs sparks controversy

From The Tahoe Daily Tribune, May 22, 2014:   Courtesy Dave Kirkeby | The Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog TAHOE NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. — The listing of three amphibians native to the Sierra Nevada has spurred a range of reactions, with … Continue reading

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Anatomy of an Ongoing Sue & Settle Scandal

From: Beforeitsnews.com: For this week’s Primary Document Dump, we’ve chosen to highlight an ongoing “sue and settle” outrage that demonstrates everything insidious about this practice that has proliferated in the Obama Age. Sue and settle refers to sweetheart lawsuits between … Continue reading

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Feds grant wind farm operators 30-year license to kill endangered species

From Natural News: Friday, June 13, 2014 by: Julie Wilson Tags: wind farm operators, endangered species, license to kill (NaturalNews) According to the federal government, 30-year “kill permits” are required to finance wind farms, or large groups of turbines designed … Continue reading

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Mojave Ranchers Wiped Out For Tortise

From Breitbart.com: by William Bigelow 2 Jun 2014, 2:41 AM PDT post a comment The story of the Clark County, Nevada cattle-ranchers and their eviction by the federal government in order to protect the Mojave desert tortoise is a classic … Continue reading

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Other Story From Rural Western America: Federal Agencies Choking-Off The Farming Industry

(This article shows that not only are the small-scale miners and the small-scale ranchers being regulated to death, but also the small-scale farmers- same method, different industry) From The Daily Sheeple: Good news: the U.S. Department of Agriculture has published … Continue reading

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Endangered Species Act: ‘Biggest threat to the Central Valley of California’

From Western Farm Press: ….“I can tell you right now the biggest threat to farming and industry in California is the Endangered Species Act,” he said. “They can declare a critter endangered whether they see it or not. They say … Continue reading

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ENERGY MATTERS: Shoot, shovel and shut up

osted: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 5:00 am MARITA NOON If you find oil or natural gas on your property, the value goes up. If you find an endangered species, your land becomes virtually worthless — resulting in the half-jest, half-serious … Continue reading

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Endangered Species, Private Property And The American Bison

ebruary 12, 2014 by The Ludwig von Mises Institute PHOTOS.COM – This essay, written by Benjamin M. Wiegold, was originally published on Mises Daily on Feb. 10. The political debate over what should be done about endangered species seems to … Continue reading

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Time to move beyond ESA to save species and economic interests

Author: Laura Huggins Published: Thursday, January 2, 2014 Forty years ago today, President Richard Nixon signed the Endangered Species Act into law. Overnight, the protection of species became one of the U.S. government’s highest priorities. Indeed, the act is one … Continue reading

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Landowners in Prarie Chicken Areas Offered A Deal

It’s nice to see some sort of compromise offered by the USFWS. Maybe they can expand the program to other areas. The federal government is offering first-of-its-kind legal protections for landowners who implement conservation measures to protect the lesser prairie … Continue reading

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