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Highlights of Yellowstone in August, front and backcountry

Lone Star Geyser erupting just as we approached having a warm bath in Shoshone Creek near a hot spring seeing Shoshone Lake, one of my favorite places on earth, from many perspectives and in many different lights, and waking up … Continue reading

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Sweet New Year Wishes

To my special and talented fellow bloggers, wishes for a sweet 2015, with fine foodclear skies   treasures large and small free flight an open road wild vistastime with loved onesand a happy heart

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Practicing to be Ferocious

Grizzly sow and cubs by the side of the road   The only times I have seen a grizzly sow with cubs have been from the car. That’s probably a good thing. Apparently if she chooses the time and place … Continue reading

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Sights and Sounds of Yellowstone in Late Spring/Western Meadowlark

  Western Meadowlark, Yellowstone, May 2014

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Backpacking at Wolf Lake in Yellowstone

This July we backpacked into Wolf Lake in Yellowstone National Park.  Wolf Lake ranks as one of my most special places.  Its beauty is wild and calm; the Gibbon River babbles through the meadow here.  In a short while, the … Continue reading

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Wolves Give Life

This gorgeous video comes courtesy of Shelley Coldiron, executive director of W.O.L.F.,  and Amelia Curzon, who blogs at Mungai and the Goa Constrictor  The video explores the ways in which wolves are regenerating the ecosystem in Yellowstone National Park and … Continue reading

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Delisting the Wolf – Your Help is Needed!

Originally posted on Mungai and the Goa Constrictor:
Image: Lynn M. Stone / Nature Picture Library The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is in its comment period on their proposal to remove the wolf from the Endangered Species Act in…

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It’s Been Nice Knowing Ya’ – Toss Me the Car Keys!

I didn’t tell the full truth in my last post.  Probably to protect the … well, not exactly innocent. To tell the full story, I have to go back a dozen years to one of our earliest semi-annual spring and … Continue reading

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Contemplating Buffalo

Over the River and Through the Wood – Oh, and Through the Buffalo Herd – We Go We didn’t really go over the river, but we did have to go through a large buffalo herd.  On our hike into Yellowstone’s … Continue reading

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No Dogs Allowed

Walking the Walk, Anyway  You talk the talk and we walk the walk but when nose goes to sniff and tail begs to wag Where are you?  In Yellowstone, no doubt where we can’t follow not having the bona-fides of … Continue reading

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