Oct 10 2020: Wildlife Tally by USDA, really sad

You may not want to read about the latest tally of killed wildlife by taxpayer-funded USDA, done to protect farmland and lifestock. One person’s pest is another’s magnificent creature. (Sorry, rats excluded, but that’s just my opinion. I don’t pretend to understand their value.) Somehow we have to do better, we have to get our species’ need for food in balance with the web of all life. It is just too convenient to blame animals when we are the encroachers. Further, one can’t help but feel great sadness that the report reads like “accomplishments.”

Read more here if you want to read the really sad details. https://www.ecowatch.com/trump-usda-sued-wildlife-2648152996.html?rebelltitem=1#rebelltitem1