Tagged wildlife administration

$1.21 BILLION/YEAR

— the ideal “cost-effective” group is what we should be aiming for with every endangered species: enough funding and evidence of recovery. read article : overpaying to save some endangered species and barely funding others

SUCCESSFUL ISLAND FOXES

— the fastest successful recovery of any mammal listed under the endangered species act. read article : feds remove 3 california foxes from endangered species list

RED ROCK COUNTRY SPECIES

http://www.fws.gov/Nevada/protected_species/ columbia spotted frog mountain yellow-legged frog relict leopard frog yosemite toad greater sage-grouse southwestern willow flycatcher yellow-billed cuckoo yuma clapper rail ash meadows speckled dace clover valley speckled dace colorado pikeminnow cui-ui desert dace devils hole pupfish hiko white river springfish humpback chub independence valley speckled dace lahontan cutthroat trout moapa dace paiute cutthroat trout razorback sucker virgin river chub warm springs pupfish white river springfish woundfin gray wolf bighorn sheep wolverine

SAVAGE AND CIVILIZED

— “What we really want is grace” E O Wilson in Wall Street Journal — “I was doing the year of wandering”  E O Wilson in Harvard Gazette   Q: What is your philosophy of writing? Do you have writing habits? Q: What was it about entomology that attracted you? Q: What is most exciting about your field right now? http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303626804579506012946655636?mg=reno64-wsj&url=http%3A%2F%2Fonline.wsj.com%2Farticle%2FSB10001424052702303626804579506012946655636.html ‘Search until you find a passion and go all out to excel in its expression’