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Cougar Hunter Dan Richards is Out as Fish and Game Commission President After Vote

August 8, 2012 | 11:15 am

Cougar Hunter Dan Richards is Out as Fish and Game Commission President After Vote

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The California Fish and Game Commission voted unanimously for Jim Kellogg as president, thus ousting previous commission head and controversial cougar-hunter Dan Richards. Richards was gracious after the vote, expressing his appreciation to the commission and immediately turning over his gavel. Richards had said previously that if he was removed as president, he’d stay on […]

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Video: Dan Richards Supporters Speak Out at Fish and Game Meeting

March 8, 2012 | 1:18 pm

Video: Dan Richards Supporters Speak Out at Fish and Game Meeting

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Here’s something I never thought I’d say: “I found the video archive of the California Fish and Game Commission meeting!” The Bay Area News Group reports about 60 people spoke in support of cougar-hunting commission president Dan Richards during the meeting’s two-and-a-half hour public comment period in Riverside yesterday. Here’s one typical comment from someone […]

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Support For Cougar-Hunting Fish and Game Head Dan Richards at Commission Meeting

March 7, 2012 | 10:42 am

Support For Cougar-Hunting Fish and Game Head Dan Richards at Commission Meeting

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Watch commission meeting live now (AP) RIVERSIDE, Calif. The president of the California Fish and Game Commission who is under fire for legally killing a mountain lion in Idaho is receiving overwhelming support during a public meeting in Riverside. Dozens of people have spoken Wednesday at a commission meeting in favor of Dan Richards, who […]

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March 6, 2012 | 1:22 pm

Promo Video of Ranch Where Dan Richards Killed Cougar Shows Split in Attitude Over Wild Animals

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Paul Rogers had a good piece in the Mercury News over the weekend about the “cultural shift” in California as evidenced by the uproar over a Fish and Game official’s killing of a mountain lion in Idaho. Rogers writes that the shift is a “profound change involving urban and rural, old and young, red and […]

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February 29, 2012 | 8:40 am

Fish and Game Head is Way Unapologetic About Shooting Cougar; Read Letter to Assemblyman

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The president of the California Fish and Game Commission, who caused a stir when a photo of him with a dead mountain lion he shot appeared online, is unapologetic and then some in the face of calls for his resignation by 40 Democratic Assembly members, not to mention Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom. Read the letter […]

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Fish and Game Commission Head Tells Publication He Won’t Resign Over  Dead Cougar Photo

February 28, 2012 | 12:00 pm

Fish and Game Commission Head Tells Publication He Won’t Resign Over Dead Cougar Photo

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Update Wednesday: Read Richards’ unapologetic letter in which he says he will not resign. Original post Goodwill hunting, it ain’t. Western Outdoor News is reporting that Daniel Richards, president of the California Fish and Game Commission, will not step down, despite calls for his resignation over a photo of him with a dead mountain lion […]

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