When we put making profit before protecting environment …

When we put making profit before protecting environment …

For several years now there have been wars between politicians vs. endangered species protection, prairie-chicken vs. wind energy companies, sage-grouse vs. fracking companies, and lately lesser prairie-chicken vs. XL pipeline. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kansas) is seeking...
Lost wilderness in the west

Lost wilderness in the west

It is quite a sight, if I can put it that way. It has been three years since my last visit to the Jonah Field near Pinedale, Wyoming. During a visit to Wyoming after a book tour in Jackson Hole in August, I decided to visit the Jonah Field again with Erik Molvar,...
In 10 years they will be gone

In 10 years they will be gone

The issue of grassland grouse was brought up again in Washington DC as Congressional Republicans hope to block federal protection of these birds. The argument is that this protection will hurt energy expansion. Their plan is to prevent US Fish and Wildlife from...
Tips for Winter Photography

Tips for Winter Photography

Winter creates unique photo opportunities for wildlife and nature photography. But extreme weather makes outdoor photography challenging, to say mildly. Countless time, I’ve seen people who aren’t dressed adequately for cold weather. Consequently, they usually can’t...