Seeing the Wild in Yellowstone

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  High winds last night led us right to a fierce winter storm and several inches of new snow.  It was absolutely beautiful this morning at my little forest getaway,…
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Running Bear

It was kind of a luxury day beginning with opening my eyes to early morning and clear blue skies, only to decide to shut them again.  Many, many hours of…
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Wolf Prints in the Thermals

Day two of the Yellowstone season opener was just as exciting and adventurous as day one, and it ended on a perfect note, with this brand new bison calf near…
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All who wander are not lost

I look forward to opening day in Yellowstone during every day of the winter season.  That moment when I get to leave the Northern Range and venture south to Old…
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Canyon Pack White Female Wolf has Died at age 12

The end of an Era [caption id="attachment_8384" align="aligncenter" width="2527"] The White Lady, Fall of 2015[/caption] The White Lady of Yellowstone, alpha female of the Canyon pack with her leading man,…
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One Morning in Yellowstone During one morning in Yellowstone, this past weekend, I encountered the circle of life - from death of the elderly due to natural causes, to the…
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I saw a buttercup!

[caption id="attachment_8236" align="alignnone" width="1000"] My First Bluebird of the Year[/caption] We are on the threshold of spring here in Yellowstone.  The snow is melting quickly, leaving a lot of bland…
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Success! At last.

    [caption id="attachment_8177" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Coyote on the Lamar Den Hill[/caption] Once again I arrived in Lamar Valley just after 5 a.m.  But, this morning, all was dark.  The…
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The Art of Waiting

[caption id="attachment_8157" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] The Spring Full Moon[/caption] It is the art of patience and being willing to lose that takes front and center in my photography life in Yellowstone.…
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The Wapiti and Mollies, possible union/take over

The act of dispersing is a dangerous one for wolves, because, ultimately, they will be out looking for a mate and territory.  Most often, the male disperser will attempt to…
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My Time with 399 and Snowy

Last Monday morning I awoke in my tent, shivering just a bit from the chill in the air, before sunrise.  The light of the full moon lit up Signal Mountain…
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The Death of Snowy

Due to slow internet, I can not get photos uploaded. As most of you know, 399's beautiful cub of the year, Snowy, was hit and killed by a car Sunday…
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The Baby Bison that took a ride in a Car – story in the Washington Post

This story appeared in The Washington Post today and was, at one point, the most read story.  It also appeared in the Idaho Register and was listed as the most…
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Maximum Cuteness

Woke up to pure blue skies again this morning - not all that promising for photos.  But, sure wish I was out there right now as the sunset, with clouds…
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The Variety of Yellowstone – Bears to Birds and much in Between

The past couple of days in Yellowstone have been a whirlwind of activity and bountiful demonstration of the diversity of this amazing eco-system.  So much to tell, I hardly know…
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