Jon Gosch

Novelist, Journalist and Freelance Editor

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Yakima Herald Outdoors Editor Praises Elk Investigation

August 2014

  By Scott Sandsberry / Outdoors Editor / Yakima Herald-Republic Gadfly: gad-fly, n. 1) any of several large flies, as the horsefly, that bite livestock; 2) an annoying person, especially one who provokes others into action by criticism. Jonathon Gosch is neither a horsefly nor annoying. But when it comes to the state’s increasingly widespread… Read more »


Save Our Elk (from toxic herbicides)

August 2014

“Shall we see our children stripped of everything provided by a wise Providence for the sustenance of untold generations? The earth does not belong entirely to the present. Posterity has its claims.” — Frank Lamb, Grays Harbor forester, 1909   Hardly a day goes by anymore without the release of a disturbing new article or… Read more »


The Need for a Noisy Spring

July 2014

Photo credit: US Bureau of Land Management Accord Concentrate/ Rodeo • Accord XRT II • Arsenal AC • Atrazine 4L Drexel • Atrazine 4L Sipcam • Atrazine 4L Mana •Compadre • Forestry Garlon XRT • Garlon 4 Ultra • Grounded • In-Place • Metcel VMF • Polaris AC • Polaris AC Complete • Polaris SP… Read more »



Of Roosevelt Elk, Bacteria, Hooves and Herbicides

June 2014

Over the last several years through numerous blog posts and comments Cascadia Wildlands has been forwarding two important notions. The first is that state wildlife commissions (and therefore agencies) in the West are too beholding to resource-oriented industries such as ranching, timber, mining and energy interests at the expense of hunters, anglers and our ever-dwindling… Read more »


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