Stop the December 28-29 Salmod, Idaho Coyote and Wolf "Derby"
Action Alert from


Alan Brown -
Center for Biological Diversity
Dave Parsons - Project Coyote
December 2013


From Alan Brown:
Keystone, CO

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Predator derbies are a shame to this great nation. We made a mistake with Wolves before and now we are doing it again. Have we learned nothing from our past? Don't let a small minority decide the fate of America's wild predators.

From Center for BIological Diversity:

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From Dave Parsons, Project Coyote:

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Photo by Jim Robertson - Exposing the Big Game / Animals in the Wild

Please join Project Coyote in protest of an indefensible coyote and wolf killing "derby" ironically scheduled on the 40th anniversary of the passage of the Endangered Species Act, our nation's safety-net for wildlife, that brought wolves back from the brink of extinction. It is imperative that everyone speak out against this atrocity scheduled in just two weeks. Time is ctitical.

And/or make direct contact:

Please contact the following individuals to voice your opposition:

Idaho Department of Fish & Game
Virgil Moore, Director
600 S. Walnut
Boise, ID 83720
(208) 334-2920

Idaho Department of Fish & Game
Will Naillon, Salmon Region IDFG Commissioner

Idaho Fish and Game Commission
Bob Barowsky, Chairman

Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter
P.O. Box 83720, Boise, ID 83720
(208) 334-2100

Salmon Valley Chamber of Commerce
Charleane Hermosillo, Executive Director
Phone: (800) 727-2540 , (208) 756-2100

Idaho Outfitters & Guides Association, Boise
John May, Executive Director
Phone: (208) 342-1438
IOGA represents all outfitters in the state of Idaho. If you use Idaho outfitters for white water rafting, camping, backcountry skiing - please mention this and urge IOGA to speak out against having their members participate in a predator killing contest.

Shane McAfee
Idaho For Wildlife
Salmon Idaho Chapter Chairman
phone (208) 756-2548

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Salmon Idaho wolf coyote derby
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Specific details about the contest hunt:

What: "1st Annual 2 Day Coyote & Wolf Derby" brough to you by Idaho for Wildlife, Salmon Chapter, Sportsman Group
Where: Salmon, Idaho
When: Dec. 28th & 29th, 2013

Wolf Coyote Derby Salmon Idaho Dec.2013

A wolf tag can be purchased for as little as $11.75, permitting each hunter to shoot 4 to 10 wolves (depending on region). 154 wolves have been killed in Idaho since hunting season opened on August 30th. Idaho is showing the nation what happens to wolves following the removal of federal protections under the Endangered Species Act.

This is not hunting but a gratuitous massacre that is legal in Idaho and across the country. Prizes will be offered to contestants who kill the largest wolf and the most female coyotes. Children as young as 10 are encouraged to compete, with prizes being offered to youth from the ages of 10-14.

These competitions are ethically indefensible and ecologically reckless, as well as a public safety risk, as shooters fan out across the landscape, trying to shoot large numbers of coyotes and wolves.

For more, read Let slip the dogs of war: Wolf slaughter is afoot...

Thank you for everything you do for animals!

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