[Tweeters] Re: Barred Owl Kill-off (proposed plan)

ck park 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...

00 caren
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

> issues).


> Once again, the Tweeters forum stimulates some brain cells...:-)



> Barb Deihl


> North Matthews Beach - NE Seattle


> barbdeihl at comcast.net


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