Tag Archives: Yellowstone

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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Backpacking in Yellowstone/The Merger

Backpacking in Yellowstone Hoped-for submersion auspicious inversion civilizing subversion total immersion The Merger Speak not of boardrooms of quick-voiced chaos and closed-in spaces __________________ rather, into quiet ease – the lullaby of birdsong wind’s dance with the trees refrain of … Continue reading

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Cranky Baby or Yellow-Headed Blackbird?

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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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Grand Tetons and Yellowstone in Late Spring

(late Monica, too) Some photos from our spring trip:

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Reprieve for Wyoming Wolves

On September 23, 2014, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (the Court) issued an Opinion¹ and Order² overturning a 2012 rule promulgated by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS, the Service, or the agency). The … Continue reading

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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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