Tag: Predator Removals

Mountain Lion in Red Mountain Pasture, June 20, 2010

Mountain Lion in Red Mountain Pasture, June 20, 2010

“The last word in ignorance is the man who says of an animal or plant, “What good is it?” If the land mechanism as a whole is good, then every part is good, whether we

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Ruben Cantu on Predator Control

Ruben is the West Texas TPWD Regional Director .  He offered his personal opinion on predator control:

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John Sherman on Predator Trapping to Help Turkey

John Sherman is a senior wildlife biologist with the New Mexico BLM. John helped us set up our quail waterers and feeding program. He was kind enough to offer these thoughts on predator trapping around

Golden Eagle

Golden Eagle

These amazing birds would be shot by many landowners in our area, were they not protected.

Misty Sumner on Predator Management For Mule Deer

Misty Sumner on Predator Management For Mule Deer

Here I am with Misty Sumner, our TPWD field biologist.  She gave us these thoughts on predator management.

Richard Gill on Predator Control

Richard Gill on Predator Control

Our youngest son Richard is in the real estate business in San Antonio. He is a Circle owner.  Richard is an accomplished fly fisherman and for six summers has guided the King Salmon run out

Chris Gill on Predator Removals

Chris Gill on Predator Removals

Dear Family and Friends, As Savory says, we almost always achieve our short-term goals but often at terrible unintended long-term cost.  Or as Rollins says: Rule #1 is “Do no harm.”

Steve Nelle on Predator Removals

Steve Nelle on Predator Removals

Steve Nelle is a wildlife biologist with the NRCS.  He is one of the most respected range and wildlife scientists in West Texas.  Here are his thoughts:

Don Frantzen on Predator Removals

Don Frantzen on Predator Removals

Don Frantzen is a highly-experienced manager of deer herds.  We have been friends for twenty-five years. He offered these thoughts on predator removals:

Coyote at Two Section, August 2009

Coyote at Two Section, August 2009

Coyote at Two Section