Ethical behavior is best defined as behavior that is deemed appropriate by the majority of rational people or to act or behave in a manner that is deemed appropriate by a majority of other people involved in the same activity. Each one of us who were raised by parents, guardians, or other responsible adults had… Read More Who Or What Dictates Ethics Within the Deer Industry?
Webster defines a conservationist as “someone who works to protect animals, plants, and natural resources or works to prevent the loss or waste of natural resources.” The age old question, that is always asked by those who oppose the hunting of any wildlife, is how can the hunting and ultimately the killing of an… Read More Hunters are the Ultimate Conservationists
The Exotic Wildlife Association has just won a huge victory over Friends of Animals, an animal rights group, involving three species that are privately owned. The Addax, Scimitar Horned Oryx, and Dama Gazelle were placed back under the restrictions of the endangered species act on January 1, 2012, after a federal judge had ruled on… Read More Wildlife Wins Through Conservation
Hunting, whether it is done in the remote areas of the world or on private preserves in various countries throughout the world, is a very emotional and debated issue. There are extreme passions surrounding the topic of hunting that will be debated as long as this world and the people inhabiting it live here. Man… Read More Hunting as a Conservation Tool
The Endangered Species Act of 1973 is one of those congressional blunders at the time was thought to be a statutory fix for all those species of plants and animals that could not fight for themselves and were on the brink of total extinction. Though this was a very noble gesture on the part of… Read More The Endangered Species Act In Serious Need of a Major Overhaul
Fake Chronic Wasting Disease News OR “Scientific” Misinformation on CWD By Dr. Don Davis As a research scientist with 40 years of experience in the area of wildlife diseases, I have been regularly disappointed, disgusted, alarmed, and amazed at both the amount and frequency of alleged facts reported on chronic wasting disease (CWD). These “facts”… Read More Fake Chronic Wasting Disease News OR “Scientific” Misinformation on CWD
FOOD PLOTS – Are They Really Worth It? Years ago as a small boy growing up hunting the Hill Country of Texas, seeing a whitetail deer was something everyone talked about for days. This was before the Screwworm Eradication Program, which was a federally funded project that is still one of the biggest animal health… Read More FOOD PLOTS – Are They Really Worth It?