Posts Categorized: Rocky Mountains and Great Plains

Wolf, © James Brandenburg / National Geographic Stock

I Was There »

It was a bitterly cold winter morning when the convoy departed down the remote Forest Service road near Salmon, Idaho. Decades after scientists first called for the restoration of wolves in the region, the first four wolves arrived in Idaho on January 14, 1995, thanks to the Endangered Species Act…

Bison, © Fran Piepenbrink

Victory for Wild Bison in Montana! »

In a decision that the uninitiated would argue is a painful exercise in stating the obvious, a Montana court last week determined that the wild bison of Yellowstone, an animal that has roamed the continent for millennia, are indeed wild animals.

Mexican gray wolf and pup, © Joel Sartore

Wolf Weekly Wrap-Up »

DeFazio leads 73 Members on bipartisan letter urging Interior Secretary Jewell to maintain critical gray wolf protections; wolf advocates bring strong opposition to Wednesday’s Idaho Fish and Game hearing; Wolf control board moves through Senate.