Skip to comments.Environmental Activists Pleads Guilty to Poaching [ Yellowstone Coalition ]
Posted on 12/23/2013 7:14:40 AM PST by george76
An environmental activist who pled guilty this month to poaching elk during a November hunting trip will resign his position as the Idaho director of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition.
Marv Hoyt, a leading critic of mining activities on the health of sheep and cattle, killed three elk and left the carcasses of two behind to rot in the field.
Hoyt had only one tag for one elk, and initially denied to fish and game officers he had killed the other two cows and tried to hide the carcasses with tree branches.
Although the protection of elk is a central goal of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition (GYC), Hoyt will not be fired from his position.
Hoyt also confessed to illegally killing another elk in 2001.
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This guy should be removed from his position. What hypocrisy.
will not be fired?
typical liberal hypocrisy...
I hate poachers.
Environmentalist or not, anybody that kills just for the sake of killing needs his ass kicked.
How the heck did he get caught?
So what was his intent? Frame legal hunters while simultaneously deriving psychopathic pleasure from gut shooting the animals, or was it part of some pagan ritual?
Killing the cows that reproduce....that’s some conservationist. Farmers and ranchers generally look upon themselves as stewards of God’s creatures. It makes all the difference who you are working for.
Idaho Fish and Game officers discovered that two elk had been left to rot within 100 yards of another elk that had been gutted for the meat. Hoyt used broken tree branches to try and hide the elk he killed illegally.
During this incident, Hoyt also confessed to illegally killing another elk in 2001.
Wait a minute he works for a coalition that states they want to preserve elk as a stated goal, yet he has just pleaded guilty to killing 2 more elk than he was permitted to and attempted to cover up his crime but won’t lose his job?????
All this shows is what has been known all along, the left isn’t for anything it claims to be.... its just about using cover stories to accomplish other goals.
Nice, hypocrite just like PETA.
You’re probably pretty close to the mark. Add an imperial pomposity that usually attends these liberals that makes them think they can get away with anything.
Liberal logic :
Mining is bad , but poaching elk and leaving other elk to rot is ok ?
Obama voter, no doubt.
Nothing surprises me anymore from these hypocrites.
Because the carcasses were discovered. They know who is is hunting in which areas by the tags issued. Then they just go talk to all the tag holders. He probably confessed as soon as they showed up at his house to talk.
People with no hunting tags that are poaching for food are unlikely to kill multiple animals and then leave the carcasses behind.
If you poach in Nevada and they catch you, they’ll put you in prison next to OJ Simpson.
Poachers aren’t worth spit.
This POS is simply an enviro-nazi killer and not worth a thimble full of piss.
Sounds like he probably violated either sex hunting rules, also.
Do you have a source for his "gut shooting" any of the elk? I did not see that in the article.
Possibly doesn’t give a damn about elk sheep or mining, just what can be extorted from the mining companies.
This what liberals do! They create a problem and then band together to protect, fix, eliminate, etc the problem, ie global warming and salmon.
Kill a few elk. blame hunters, eliminate guns and hunting seasons.
Liars! Liars! Liars! Absolutely worthless people and should be treated as such at every turn.
They should ALL plead guilty for promoting the Global Warming/Climate Change fraud.
No. It was my invention based on one of many possible motives. I would not be surprised at all if he did what he did in order to go back a day later, film the scene, report the "crime" and profit from the resulting publicity.
What would happen to a regular rancher caught doing this?
Apparently, I was right. The snake this guy helped create turned around and bit him.
This guy could and should lose hunting privileges for a long, long time (if not permanently)...should have had his rifle confiscated...and should have had to pay a VERY healthy fine...more than $10K.