In this episode (188) of Leupold's Hunt Talk Radio, Randy visits with Adam Foss to talk mountain hunting and wild sheep conservation. Adam explains a rare opportunity to win a sheep hunt with him in the McKenzie Mountains, a hunt he will film or photograph thanks to the Wild Sheep Foundation. Randy's Montana goat hunt with Adam and friends gets a day-by-day recite. Other diversions include growing up hunting mountains, commitment to conservation, telling stories, risk management, allure of sheep hunting and sheep hunters, and many other perspectives from a man immersed in hunting the mountains.
In this episode (187) of Leupold's Hunt Talk radio, Randy visits with Terry Meyers, Executive Director of the Rocky Mountain Bighorn Society, a prior guest who exemplifies citizen-conservation. Topics covered on this early March conversation include the policy issues facing bighorn sheep on public lands, when multiple use becomes conflict, disease as a constraining factor for wild sheep, local groups making a difference at the state level, what is m.ovi, wild rams no longer allowed to wander, simple answers don't solve complicated problems, paying for grazing retirements, converting from domestic sheep to cattle, Federal land policy conflicting with state agency wildlife policy, compromising to zero, incentives provide good outcomes, and many more complications related to wild sheep management and the future an iconic species.