Tippets: Four-legged Fishing Friends, Bull Trout Recovery

June 6, 2015 By: Erin Block

  • Dogs come in all shapes and sizes, and also, writes Matt Labash, “the countdown clock I can’t help but hear ticking away inside of them.” Odds are good you will outlive your best friend. In a recent essay, Labash writes about death, loss, rescue, and “growing an old friend.” Read more in “After Moses, Solomon,” via The Weekly Standard.
  • Proposed measures by the The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service would divide threatened bull trout in the mainland United States into six areas targeted for recovery and conservation efforts. The management plan is open for public comment until July 20, 2015. “We think the approach is tactical and appropriate,” said Steve Duke of The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. “We think it focuses on what still needs to be done, and it lets local agencies and those with managerial oversight focus on those areas without having to look at the larger distribution of bull trout.” Via Business Insider and Oregon Public Broadcasting.