Category: Bison

Publications in the Washington Post

Writing about and photographing wildlife is my passion but I did not know that until later on in my life.  Once the bug caught, I could not let it go.…
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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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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!

We are on the threshold of spring here in Yellowstone.  The snow is melting quickly, leaving a lot of bland brown with budding green grasses emerging from the surface.  It…
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Quad Mom’s Wound is Healing

The sky was clear blue this morning, meaning bad light for photography, so I decided to stay in and get some more work done.  And then I got a message…
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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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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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Under the Rainbow

It was a short day in the park for me, due to errands and work, but I did manage to get out late this afternoon, into heavy rain, hail, snow,…
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Little T is Nursing, Mollies, Bison, Moose and Badger – Plus the print winner is announced

Got going a little later than usual, which allowed me a nice, slow, scenic drive through the park on my way out to Lamar.  Clouds threatened rain, which we eventually…
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965, Wapiti Yearling, Grizzly, Deceased Bison Cow and Calf, and Cinnamon Teals

Usually, by now, I have found my own grizzly bear, instead of relying on others to find them for me, but this year has been a little slow.  Today, finally,…
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Baby Bears are out!

Been busy out looking for bears the past two days and haven't had much luck for myself but do hear that three sets of triplets are being seen in different…
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Bear Extravaganza!

One thing is for sure, bear sightings have not been a dime a dozen in Yellowstone recently.  Many momentary glimpses, or longer, at great distances, and hit and miss.  But,…
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Opening Day 2016

Yippee!  We got to bust through the gates at Mammoth today and drive south into a winter wonderland.  The amount of snow surprised me, seeing as how the northern range…
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Hiking Specimen Trail

Overall, it was a semi-warm, rainy and slow day in Yellowstone.  We began with the Lamar Canyon pack but they quickly went out of sight - see update at the…
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Mollies Went Home

First thing this morning we all lined up along Lamar Valley and watched the sixteen wolf, Mollies pack, procession as they went from west to east and kept on going…
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