A Boise woman asked the Idaho State Department of Agriculture to ban toxic yews in Idaho after they killed elk, deer and pronghorn the past two winters. The ISDA held negotiated-rulemaking sessions but declined to pursue a ban.
Boise County hunter Marvin Jennings suffered severe wounds from a black bear that attacked him after being shot by Jennings’ uncle on May 28. The rare tangle drew the attention and scorn of those who oppose hunting in general and bear baiting in particular.
Boise County hunter Marvin Jennings suffered severe wounds from a black bear that attacked him after being shot by Jennings’ uncle on May 28. "I did everything that you're supposed to do," says Jennings. "It didn't work on this one."
Representatives of Idaho’s nursery businesses and weed control superintendents united Tuesday to fight a potential rule to ban toxic yews in Idaho, while citizens concerned about the deaths of 101 big-game animals said that education won’t be enough to prevent more wildlife deaths.
Today’s long-range precision-rifle shooters sound like MIT grads as they talk about velocity, coefficient and formulas for directing a 105-grain bullet reliably to “clink” on a steel silhouette target 1,200 yards away.