Opinion: Utah baiting laws harm hunters

Opinion column published in the Utah Statesman on September 27, 2021 at 8:00 am In July 2021, Utah passed House Bill 295, making baiting big game illegal. According to the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, the bill “restricts the baiting of big game animals (like deer and elk) when hunting in Utah.” Hunters can stillContinue reading “Opinion: Utah baiting laws harm hunters”

Opinion: Hunters Are Conservationists

Opinion Column published in the Utah Statesman on September 13, 2021 at 9:37am Man has hunted since he walked the Earth. Through hunting, man forged a deep spiritual and personal connection with the land and quickly learned that maintaining his own way of life meant proper stewardship of the land and its wildlife.  Theodore Roosevelt and Aldo Leopold were men that understood this connection and in the early 20th centuryContinue reading “Opinion: Hunters Are Conservationists”