17 July 2012 VIDEO: Setting Up Fladry At Wood River Posted by: John Motsinger | 2 comments | Share: We talk a lot about using fladry as a nonlethal deterrent to keep livestock safe from wolves. But what does it actually look like in action? Patrick Graham, lead field technician with the Wood River Wolf Project, and intern Kasey Moore made a short video while setting up fladry at a ranch in central Idaho. Patrick demonstrates a new technique for deploying fladry that he devised using a backpack to avoid tangles. He adapted the method based on his expertise as a river rafting guide, thus reducing the amount of time it takes to set up and take down the flagging. Great idea, Patrick and nice camera work, Kasey! This particular setup in Camas County utilizes existing fence lines, which makes the job even simpler. Check it out below: Learn more about the techniques Defenders is using to protect livestock and wildlife. 2 Responses to “VIDEO: Setting Up Fladry At Wood River” Jean Ossorio July 18th, 2012 This looks like a really good system for handling the fladry. I’ve never helped put it up, but I have helped take some down for the winter at a location in eastern Arizona. Handling it in a strong wind can be very challenging. Post Your Comment Click here to cancel reply. Name (required) Mail (required) (will not be published) You May also be interested in Wolf Weekly Wrap- Up California wavering on protection for gray wolves under state law; Defenders of Wildlife featured on the HLN’s Jane Velez-Mitchell show tonight; A close up look at the science: wolf breeding pairs in Idaho; bad bills for Mexican gray wolves in Arizona. The Votes Are In… You voted, and we listened – now the winners of Defenders’ 2014 Photo Contest are here! See if your favorite won, and take a look at some of the amazing runner-ups. We’ve Got to Protect What’s Left of the Sagebrush Sea New research shows that after a fire, the Sagebrush Sea (home to the imperiled greater sage-grouse) could take up to 20 years to fully recover. With other factors already threatening so much of this habitat, what does that mean for the species that call it home?