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 Name (required) Mail (required) (will not be published) You May also be interested in A rare sighting at Skilak In a remote part of Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, our Alaska representative catches a rare glimpse of a majestic but elusive animal. Living With Wildlife: Australian Edition Our experts are working with their counterparts around the world to see if the nonlethal methods we develop here to keep wolves and livestock safe can help with similar situations in other countries. A trip to Florida: celebrating the iconic Florida panther The footprint was the size of a large dog’s. It seemed unassuming in the Florida mud, surrounded by the cartoonish prints left behind by wild turkeys. But I knew it belonged to a rare and elusive creature, a state icon. Yes, this was the mark of a Florida panther.