Month: November 2015

Winter Wonders in Yellowstone

This is  my fourth winter season in Yellowstone country and it is about this time every year that friends and family begin to wonder just how long I plan to…
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Our Love/Hate Relationship with Grand Teton

Grand Teton National Park is one of the most beautiful parks on the planet. Its sibling to the north, Yellowstone, too often overshadows it. Yet for those who take the…
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Thanksgiving in Yellowstone

Giving thanks for all of the moments Yellowstone has given me over the past three years. Thanksgiving alone in a national park?  I say yes, you ought to try spending…
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763M, Alpha Male Prospect Peak pack

The Humble beginnings of a new wolf pack in Yellowstone (Please note that the above image is of "Twin," so named because he looks so much like 763M.  I do…
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As Winter Begins

After the south gates close us off from the interior of Yellowstone, we begin to settle into times on the Northern Range.  If you want to spend your days in…
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Junction Buttes on the War Path

After a lot of days of pure, sweet quiet in Yellowstone, today kind of erupted like a mini volcano teasing the final blow. When I arrived in Little America watchers…
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A Personal Exploration of the Ethics of Wildlife Photography in Yellowstone

A Personal Exploration of the Ethics of Wildlife Photography in Yellowstone "Jane (Goodall) has taught me to never hold back in trying to protect the things you love, that if…
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Prairie Bear: If you go down to the wheat field today, you’re sure of a big surprise…

Remember that nursery rhyme Teddy Bears' Picnic from when you were a kid? Remember that first line that sung, "If you go down to the woods today, you're sure of a…
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The Canyons! Royalty on the last day of the Season.

  Today was the final day of the 2015 season in Yellowstone and the gates to the southern portion of the park will close tomorrow morning at 8 a.m. As…
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