Aaron Kunz http://www.kplu.org en Idaho sockeye salmon count exceeds expectations http://www.kplu.org/post/idaho-sockeye-salmon-count-exceeds-expectations <p>BOISE, Idaho &ndash; This year might not be a record year for Idaho&rsquo;s endangered sockeye salmon. But biologists with Idaho Fish and Game say the returning adult salmon count is already above expectations for the year. They get an idea of those numbers during the annual &ldquo;Sockeye Roundup.&rdquo;</p><p> Fri, 16 Sep 2011 23:01:36 +0000 Aaron Kunz 2655 at http://www.kplu.org Idaho sockeye salmon count exceeds expectations Wolf groups file 9th Circuit appeal http://www.kplu.org/post/wolf-groups-file-9th-circuit-appeal <p>BOISE, Idaho &ndash; Two wolf advocacy organizations officially made their case last week in federal court to get wolves listed as endangered species. They want the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to rule that taking wolves off the Endangered Species list earlier this year was unconstitutional.</p><p> Mon, 12 Sep 2011 23:26:06 +0000 Aaron Kunz 2605 at http://www.kplu.org Wolf groups file 9th Circuit appeal Wolf advocates call for Idaho boycott http://www.kplu.org/post/wolf-advocates-call-idaho-boycott <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-984170.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-984170.mp3</a></p><p>BOISE, Idaho &ndash; As Idaho opened it&rsquo;s 2011 wolf hunt today, critics started voicing their concern across the country.</p><p>One group asked people at Central Park in New York City to call Idaho Governor Butch Otter and ask him to stop the hunt.</p> Tue, 30 Aug 2011 23:39:06 +0000 Aaron Kunz 2484 at http://www.kplu.org Wolf advocates call for Idaho boycott Judge: Salmon plan falls short http://www.kplu.org/post/judge-salmon-plan-falls-short <p>Federal Judge James Redden this afternoon struck down the federal government&rsquo;s plan for managing salmon and steelhead in the Columbia and Snake rivers.</p><p> Wed, 03 Aug 2011 00:05:20 +0000 Aaron Kunz 2239 at http://www.kplu.org Judge: Salmon plan falls short