After feds’ ruling, wildlife advocate urges states to import western cougars to the Adirondacks and New England. By PHIL BROWN The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service concluded in January that the eastern cougar is extinct and so removed it from the … [Read more...] about Eastern cougar ruled extinct by feds
The tale of a cougar
By PHILIP TERRIE On a snowy winter night in Lake George, in 2010, Cindy Eggleston’s motion-detecting light came on in her back yard. She looked out her kitchen window and saw a big cat. A really big cat. Her husband, a retired conservation … [Read more...] about The tale of a cougar
Will cougars return?
Wildlife advocates say the state should prepare the public now for the possibility that mountain lions will be back in the future. By Mike Lynch Darcy Wiltse, a veterinarian, was driving on Route 458 near Meacham Lake one night early last … [Read more...] about Will cougars return?