‘Old broad’ enviro faces criminal charges in Utah for endangering cattle

Chilcoat has been affiliated with Great Old Broads for Wilderness since 2001 and is a founding board member of Friends of Cedar Mesa, another environmental organization. She was charged with trespassing on state trust lands involving an animal enterprise, a class A misdemeanor, and giving false personal information to a peace officer…   Amy Joi O’Donoghue Deseret News Grazing tension […]

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Utah House passes first of its kind ‘livestock harassment’ bill

…some youths were using vehicles to frighten and chase down baby cows. According to Chew, “The kids were laughing while chasing the calves and running them over, and they put videos of it on the Internet.” Chew said that the owner of the livestock contacted the local Sheriff about the incident, and although he made some arrests in the case, there was no guidance in […]

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Mexican gray wolf attacks on rise in Arizona, along with costs, complications

“All that was left was a leg and a few bone shards. I just got lucky to find it,” he said, noting that he did find the kill sites with bloody, trampled snow riddled with wolf tracks. And he said, they found the wolves “in the middle of the cattle.” Dobson said he wants to see the U.S. Fish and […]

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Livestock killed, burned near site of Dakota Pipeline protests

Over the past five weeks, more than a dozen animals in the region have been killed or injured, and nearly three dozen others have been reported missing. The incidents are near the site where people have gathered to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline, but the Stockmen’s says there is no evidence that there is any connection. MANDAN, N.D. (AP) […]

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