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Bob “Action” Jackson: Yellowstone Backcountry Ranger

Bob “Action” Jackson: Yellowstone Backcountry Ranger

Bob revealed that Yellowstone NP’s grizzlies were becoming habituated to hunting parties outside the park by feeding on elk “gut piles” left by outfitters. As a result, grizzlies react to the sound of gun-fire like a dinner bell, increasing tragic human-bear...

States Continue Expanding Whistleblower Protections

For Immediate Release: Jun 27, 2018 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 States Continue Expanding Whistleblower Protections Ten States Upgraded Laws in Past Year but Wide Variations in Coverage Remain Washington, DC — State employees enjoy increasingly strong legal...
Rob Wielgus: War on Wolf Science

Rob Wielgus: War on Wolf Science

Rob is one of the continent’s leading experts on wolf-livestock interactions. His pioneering research on wolves and livestock in eastern Washington found that lethal control of wolves was in fact increasing livestock depredations, and that ranchers who took part in...
Rob Danno: Ranger Danger

Rob Danno: Ranger Danger

The National Park Service destroyed the career of Chief Ranger Rob Danno, a highly decorated 30-year veteran ranger. The agency subjected him to horrific retaliation after he blew the whistle on illegal tree cutting by Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder.  Amazingly,...
Jeff DeBonis: PEER Origin Story

Jeff DeBonis: PEER Origin Story

As a timber sale planner on Oregon’s Willamette National Forest in the late 1980s, Jeff came to the conclusion that the Forest Service was over-logging which would lead to the type of eco-degradation he had seen in Central America in the Peace Corps. He was ordered to...