The MeatEater Podcast

Ep. 145: A Life of Service

Ep. 145: A Life of Service

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Steven Rinella talks with Idaho Department of Fish and Game Director Virgil Moore, the author and poet Chris Dombrowski, and Janis Putelis of the MeatEater crew.

Subjects Discussed: open season on pine squirrels in Idaho; Steve’s Mexican roadkill bonefish encounter; managing deer for opportunity versus quality; the unfortunate reality of why Idaho’s winter steelhead season has been closed; the ongoing fight around grizzly bear delisting; multi-state game and fish agencies working together; caribou flirting with the U.S. border and conservation triage; the surprising issues attached to public apathy; counting wildlife; legitimate and illegitimate gripes about fish and game agencies; preference points as a pyramid scheme; and more.

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