Woods and Waters An outdoor blog by John McCoy

Trying to enforce the (almost) unenforceable

(Muhammad Mahdi Karim/Wikimedia) Would a Washington initiative really protect this elephant?
(Muhammad Mahdi Karim/Wikimedia)
Would a Washington initiative really protect this elephant?

The problem of ivory poaching should concern everyone, but not everyone is in a position to do anything about it.

My friend Rich Landers of the Spokane Spokesman-Review recently commented on a voter initiative in Washington state that, if successful, would impose some pretty draconian demands on both the public and the state’s fish and wildlife cops.