I think we all should take note that this "drive to privatize" the ownership or management of public lands exists at both the state and the federal level. Daines vote in the US senate to allocate resources establishing a reserve fund to sell public lands is but one example. Federal land management agencies are desperate for additional sources of revenue and are quite prepared to transfer their management of public resources to the private sector. The management of campgrounds and federal lands are increasingly being outsourced to private contractors who immediately establish or increase usage fees. If you don't pay the fees you are guilty of trespass on PUBLIC lands. The USFS "Fee Demo" program is one example. Unless we do something or at least speak out against this theft your hunting, fishing, and recreation will end up as one more "pay to play" disneyland adventure.
You didn't say so but I assume your heart also breaks for the newborn calves and fawns surrounded by the pack. Wolf pups gotta eat and you do know what that means.
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