On Tuesday, July 29, the Utah Wildlife Board voted a second time to approve the Utah crow hunt. They also approved, as they had before, adding American Crow to the species that can be killed by farmers, without a permit, for crop depredation. 827 more words
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“The crow hunt would definitely hurt crow populations,” says Dr. Wayne Whaley, an ornithologist and Professor of Biology at Utah Valley University, in Orem, Utah. 1,071 more words
A public comment period is being held on the Utah crow hunt.
The crow hunt was passed by the Utah Wildlife Board and is now scheduled to take place from September 1-30, 2014 and from December 1, 2014 – February 28, 2015. 846 more words
By Kirk Robinson, on behalf of the Western Wildlife Conservancy
This letter, by Kirk Robinson, opposing the proposed Utah crow hunt was sent to all the Members of the Utah Wildlife Board. 746 more words
Who owns nature?
If wild birds belong to anyone, then they belong to all of us.
In relation to the proposed Utah crow hunt, and in relation to hunting issues in general, people often refer, with enthusiasm, to “opportunities to hunt.” This is presented as a universal good thing, as if there were no costs or consequences to anyone else. 1,096 more words
Continued from Part One.
To read Part One first, click here.
Perhaps there is an explanation for this, but it seems very unclear. Why propose a crow hunt, when dead crows cannot be used for anything – and when killing animals that are used for nothing is a “wanton waste of wildlife,” normally illegal and subject to a penalty. 509 more words