[Tweeters] Re: Barred Owl Kill-off (proposed plan)
travelgirl.fics at gmail.com
Fri Jul 26 13:39:54 PDT 2013
one can hope a spotty won't accidentally be shot or otherwise killed during
such a cull... oh, the irony...
george davis creek, north fork
On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 1:21 PM, Barbara Deihl <barbdeihl at comcast.net>wrote:
> We can't have it all - unlimited human population, unlimited human
> consumption of habitat and proliferation of the entire diversity of
> wildlife. We can only try to temper our insatiable need to have and
> control every aspect of and every speck of life and resources on this
> planet, and do this through continued experimentation, analysis of the
> results and willingness to change our thoughts and plans in accordance.
> I'm inclined to think that we need to buy a little time with some
> strategic reduction of some Barred Owls, not only to see how the Spotted
> Owl fares, but also to see if it makes a difference in population numbers
> of other birds and animals that the Barred Owl also affects, (example:
> Western Screech Owl that it preys on).
> I appreciate all those who have and still will participate in this
> discussion - it's nice to get some new material to help me formulate my
> latest thoughts on this subject (which actually comprises a multitude of
> Once again, the Tweeters forum stimulates some brain cells...:-)
> Barb Deihl
> North Matthews Beach - NE Seattle
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