Western Water Wars-  Saving the Teton River (Again)

Western Water Wars- Saving the Teton River (Again)

“I had heard grave reports about its present condition and the impact of dewatering on a great resource whose natural values have little standing in local law.¬† I had a feeling the Henry’s Fork was managed with a sharp eye on potato production, the modern equivalent of killing buffalo for their tongues.” -¬†Thomas McGuane, The … Continue reading

Missouri SJR 42

Missouri SJR 42

For seventy-five years, the Missouri Department of Conservation has been a model for state fish and game agencies across the United States. In 1930′s, the state’s citizens adopted a 1/8th cent conservation sales tax, creating a dedicated funding stream which separated the agency from political control through the legislature. For decades the Department has worked … Continue reading