45,000 people sign up for a chance to kill 12 bison in the Grand Canyon...The parks service opened up the hunting application because it is concerned with the growth of a bison heard in the North Rim area of the Grand Canyon, according to a news release.The herd may impact water, vegetation, soils and archaeological sites in the park and “reducing the herd size will protect the park ecosystem, resources and values,” the park service said.Out of the 45,000 people interested in the opportunity, 25 applicants will be selected from the pool and then out of those, 12 volunteers will be chosen by a random lottery system on May 17....https://www.winknews.com/2021/05/07/45000-people-sign-up-for...
Years ago, fresh out of college, me and a buddy drove across country camping in various National Parks. One of those was the Grand Canyon North Rim, which is less visitied than the South Rim because it is a bit off the beaten track. They have a cool old stone lodge there right on the rim. We were sitting on the lodge patio, and the rain clouds were right at eye level, with lightening shooting into the Canyon. Nature at it's most majestic.With regards to the random lottery, I wonder which Senator's son, as John Fogerty once said, or big campaign contributor, will get selected to participate?
45,000 people sign up for a chance to kill 12 bison in the Grand CanyonNothing like a grabber headline by an unbiased news media. It's called game management and it works, despite what leftists and anti-hunters would like to have others believe. Rope
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