Kylie Paul

Rockies and Plains Representative
Kylie works primarily to protect and restore wolverines, lynx and fishers in the Rockies. This involves incorporating ecology, public lands and wildlife management policy, field research, outreach and education, and law into Defenders’ mesocarnivore programs, and working within partnerships to help protect these species and their habitats in the Rockies.

Posts By: Kylie Paul

Canada lynx, © Barbara Woodmansee

Lynx, Bunnies, and Beetles: A Tale from Colorado’s Rio Grande National Forest »

When we recently visited the Rio Grande National Forest in southern Colorado, researchers from the U.S. Forest Service shared that they had just discovered a den of lynx kittens. This excellent news is evidence that the secretive forest cats are continuing to make a living on this national forest, even though their habitat is radically changing in the Southern Rockies.

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Citizen Science Superheroes find Wolverine(s) »

What a year! With more than 140 volunteers tallying well over 2,000 volunteer hours, we gathered more than 12,000 photos of wildlife in the mountains and creek bottoms of the Bitterroot National Forest, south of Missoula. We found 20 different species, including some of the ones we were most eager to see!