Action Jackson: Of Poachers, Grizzlies and Coexistence

From: Counter Punch

“Bob was on a roll until he brought an elk-poaching case against a hunting guide who had worked for an outfitter named Harold Turner — a case he discusses in the podcast. The Turner family, which owns the famous Triangle X Ranch in Jackson Hole, is friends with former Vice President Dick Cheney, who predictably unleashed his fury on the Park Service at Harold’s behest. Bob survived the subsequent political storm with the help of the press (here and here) support from Iowa’s influential Senator Chuck Grassley (Bob is from Iowa), and efforts by Professional Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), an organization devoted to protecting whistleblowers.”

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