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Gorsuch Joins Liberals in Win for Indian Tribe (2)
A member of an American Indian tribe won his U.S. Supreme Court case May 20 that was closely watched by tribes and states across the country as well as hunting, ranching, and wildlife groups.
Justice Neil M. Gorsuch joined the four Democratic-appointees in the 5-4 decision
by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, finding the Crow tribe’s treaty hunting right that pre-dated Wyoming statehood still allows the tribe to hunt there today.
Domestic Sheep Pathogen Deadly to Bighorn Sheep May Threaten Whitetail Deer, Bison, Moose, Caribou…and Cattle
The Bozeman, Montana-based Wild Sheep Foundation (WSF) is alarmed that claims by scientists linked to the American Sheep Industry (ASI) Association have found that pathogens similar to Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae (M.ovi) carried by domestic sheep and goats, and known to wildlife professionals across the western United States and Canada, as well as northern Mexico, as potentially deadly to North America’s iconic wild bighorn and thinhorn sheep, may now have crossed species lines to threaten other wildlife and cattle, as well.
WSF Support of proposed BC Govt. Land Action Regulation Letter
On behalf of the Wild Sheep Foundation (WSF) and our undersigned Chapters and Affiliates, please accept this comment letter in support of the proposed Government Action Regulation (GAR) and Land Act Section 17 Orders, Specified Area #SA-6-292, and Land Act Section 17 Map reserve for protection of thinhorn sheep (Stone’s, Dall’s) from introduced diseases on Crown lands in northern British Columbia (BC). WSF and especially our BC affiliate (the Wild Sheep Society of BC) have been heavily engaged for years in ongoing efforts in the province to ensure adequate temporal and spatial separation between wild sheep and domestic sheep/goats.