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Audubon: What’s Next for the Greater Sage-Grouse?

Audubon: What’s Next for the Greater Sage-Grouse?

The announcement to lift or alter habitat protections for the greater sage-grouse across 9 millions acres of Western land for drilling and mining is a blow to many conservationist. Several states, agencies, and local ranchers had put together a conservation plan,...

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Future of Sage Grouse

Future of Sage Grouse

I am very proud of Kathy Love, who authored my book “Sage Grouse, Icon of the West”. She wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post about greater sage grouse and be a voice for these voiceless animals that will be impacted by the new regulation. As Kathy said, the sage...

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To Be a Part of Sagebrush Country

To Be a Part of Sagebrush Country

While working on my “Sage Grouse, Icon of the West” book, I’ve met many incredible people from all perspectives and occupations including 12-year-old Desi. She has grown up working on a cattle ranch with her father, Duane, a third-generation rancher in the northern...

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Winner of National Outdoor Book Awards

Winner of National Outdoor Book Awards

I am honored to learn that my book, “Sage Grouse, Icon of the West,” has won the 2018 the National Outdoor Book Awards, one of the world's largest and most prestigious book awards for outdoor writing and publishing. Even after photographing grouse for so...

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Keynote Speaker at the International Grouse Symposium

Keynote Speaker at the International Grouse Symposium

This Friday I will be a closing keynote speaker at the International Grouse Symposium in Logan, Utah. The symposium meets every two years with top grouse researchers, ecologists, and managers from around the world. My program will highlight prairie grouse species that...

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Monarch Butterflies

Monarch Butterflies

  Monarch butterflies are definitely here. These chrysalises will become butterflies in a week before taking an incredible long journey south to Mexico for wintering. This is the high record I ever have chrysalises (17 with 3 more to...

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International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP)

International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP)

Last week I’ve received great news that I have been accepted as an Associate Fellow with the International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP). The iLCP is an elite group of world’s top wildlife, nature, and culture photographers, who, in addition to...

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