Archives for January 2006

Don’t Feed the Animals

I am always amazed at how people continue to ignore advice given out by professionals regarding feeding wildlife. Habituated wildlife problems making the news are most often those involving bears, coyotes and other predators or scavenger animals.

Early in my career we noted that it was a poor choice to train deer to perform certain behaviors because they would often turn into attacks or injury. Read this current account of a deer attack…and please refrain from feeding wildlife and habituating them to humans.

Complex Conservation

Most people are not aware of just how complex conservation issues remain. This recent article provides a good perspective of the problems and I thought you might find it of use.