All posts tagged "conservation"

  • DON’T MISS: Ferret Town

    How black-footed ferrets became Wyoming’s greatest conservation story A wanted poster and a resurrection—that’s how the story begins. It was 1981 on a ranch in the middle of Wyoming, and a ranch dog came home with a...

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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  • FEATURE: Inside the Firestorm

    New technology allows scientists to see the forces behind the flames. Aircraft N2UW has flown through all kinds of weather. The sleek twin-propeller plane is so packed with scientific gear for studying the atmosphere that there’s barely...

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Rite of Passage

    To be men, real warriors don’t have to kill lions Daniel Ole Sambu and I were sitting in the second-floor grand room at Jackson Lake Lodge discussing predator conflicts this week when he said, “American cowboys love...

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Teaching Coexistence

    Greater Yellowstone’s wildness will only be saved if humans live smarter. JACKSON HOLE, WY – As they recount the grim statistics, Lindsay Jones and Renee Seidler can tell you a lot about co-existence between people and our...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Path to the Past

    Photographer Bradly Boner’s book is a visual marvel that stirs important discussion. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I had been waiting months for Bradly Boner’s book to arrive, after making a contribution to his successful request for funding...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Roaming for Truth

    Filmmaker Ken Burns talks American prairie, writer David McCullough and war in Vietnam. Jackson Hole, WY — When I asked Ken Burns what he thought of our new post-ethics, post-truth, fake-news world, in which distortion of reality...

    • Posted January 25, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: A Requiem for Toughie

    What happens when one species no longer cares about the survival of another species? JACKSON HOLE, WY – First, a digression: I completely get Elon Musk’s enthusiasm for a manned space mission to Mars, how it’s part...

    • Posted January 17, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Inconvenient Truths

    Saving Greater Yellowstone means confronting its myriad elephants in the room. JACKSON HOLE, WY – In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson tasked Meriwether Lewis, William Clark and their expedition known as the “Corps of Discovery” with finding a...

    • Posted January 3, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Public Land Peril

    Despite recent wins in the West, advocates warn the battle to protect public lands in Wyoming has just begun. JACKSON HOLE, WY – After celebrating President Barack Obama’s designation of Utah’s Bears Ears and Nevada’s Gold Butte...

    • Posted January 3, 2017
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