Mountain Lion Foundation

Mountain Lion Foundation

Address:PO Box 1896
Sacramento, CA 95812

Phone:916-442-2666
Fax:916-442-2871
Phone:800-319-7621
Web: www.mountainlion.org
Established: 1986. Description:A conservation and education organization dedicated to protecting the mountain lion and its habitat in California and across the West. Seeks to preserve the cougar as a viable species -- via habitat conservation, research, livestock protection, management, and education -- in the hope that the cougars' success will assure the survival of other species. Members: 35,000. Dues: $35/year.
Publications: MLF Review (quarterly); free to members.

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The Mountain Lion Foundation and South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve will present a program on living in cougar country Saturday in Charleston.
extermination), one which may explain why the Mountain Lion Foundation has been so "fiercely protective of its namesake." In December 1999, the California Department offish and Game killed a lion in the eastern Sierra because "it was persisting in the vicinity of bighorn sheep." In fact, the adult lion was several miles and a ridgeline away from the sheep; it was known to prey on resident deer and had no history of harassing sheep.
The tendency of government agencies to pull the trigger on cougars is a problem the Mountain Lion Foundation is dedicated to solving.
Pat Gallagher, Board Member Mountain Lion Foundation Mill Valley, California
Lynn Sadler of the California-based Mountain Lion Foundation says that ranchers have had to deal with sharply escalating predation.
CONTACT: Alliance for the Wild Rockies, PO Box 8731, Missoula, MT 59807/(406)721-5420; Mountain Lion Foundation, PO Box 1896, Sacramento, CA 95812/(916)442-2666; Predator Project, PO Box 6733, Bozeman, MT 59771/(406)587-3389; Yellowstone Ecosystem Studies, PO Box 6640, Bozeman, MT 59771/(406)587-7758.
According to Mark Palmer, director of the Mountain Lion Foundation, "a large number of these people have moved into mountain-lion habitat," the environment that provides the animals with food and shelter (see map, above).
The Mountain Lion Foundation, a nonprofit advocacy organization based in Sacramento, California, works hard to get the facts out about cougars.
KEVIN HANSEN former science director of the Mountain Lion Foundation, authored Cougar: The American Lion, which is available from the foundation at P.O.
Mountain Lion Foundation executive director Lynn Sadler is unconvinced.
Even when cornered, however, the Mountain Lion Foundation is still able to brandish the large stick of public opinion.