Posts by Kirk Robinson
Zoom webinar “New insights into the ecological effects of Yellowstone Wolves is now available: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/L57UvTQ34Ydu42y7I8JvBg95uSiVGNCIAetWutTYIAeLid63QfOjmgnsa7eRHDdv.j3tVKMbFlcSWkAPSPasscode: I7=vSQ4dRead More
Some New Books For Your Winter Reading
Two respected authors have come out with some new books recently. Rick McIntyre is back with a third book telling the tale of Wolf 302. Rick’s portrayal of the wolves reflects his intimate knowledge of the individual personalities of these fascinating animals. He adds his encyclopedic knowledge of the history of wolves in Yellowstone and…Read More
On an on-going basis, we will post book recommendations. Books will be chosen for their relevance to the mission of the Western Wildlife Conservancy. Our first recommendation is the book pictured below. It’s a pretty easy read and full of suggestions for changes we can make that will benefit the animals we love so much.…Read More
New book by L. Dave Mech is out!
One of the most published wolf experts in the world, L.David Mech, has a new book. In the late 1940s, a small pack of wolves crossed the ice of Lake Superior to the island wilderness of Isle Royale, creating a perfect “laboratory” for a long-term study of predators and prey. As the wolves hunted and…Read More
Humans are decimating wildlife, and the pandemic is a sign, report says
By Karin Brulliard – September 10, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. MDT WashingtonPost.com Humanity’s expansion, consumption and transformation of land and sea have caused wildlife populations to plunge over five decades, signaling a “broken” relationship with nature that helped trigger the global coronavirus pandemic, a report says. Average populations of nearly 4,400 mammals, amphibians, birds, fish and reptiles…Read More
New Rick McIntyre Book Coming Soon!
For those of you who are Rick McIntyre fans (raises hand emphatically), his next and second book in the trilogy on famous Yellowstone wolves is coming out September 29th! We thought we would give you a heads-up!Read More
Looking for something to do?
There’s a lot of activities online to help you get a fix…especially for us wolf lovers. You can go to the International Wolf Center’s webpage. They have low cost webinars you can register for as well as a free webinar on Friday mornings during this time when the center is closed due to precautions against…Read More
GOP targets landmark Endangered Species Act for big changes
By MATTHEW BROWN and MATTHEW DALYASSOCIATED PRESS |JAN 17, 2017 | 11:05 AM| BILLINGS, MONT. In control of Congress and soon the White House, Republicans are readying plans to roll back the influence of the Endangered Species Act, one of the government’s most powerful conservation tools, after decades of complaints that it hinders drilling, logging and other activities. Over the past eight…Read More
Yellowstone celebrates wolf reintroduction on Facebook Live each Tuesday in March
Brett French – Feb 27, 2020 – Billings Gazette Yellowstone National Park wildlife biologists will broadcast on Facebook Live each Tuesday at 11 a.m. MST in March to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the return of wolves to the ecosystem. Speakers will conclude each session by answering questions. “In November 1994 when I first arrived…Read More
Are urban areas imposing their values on rural parts of the state?
By Jonathan Romeo County & environment reporter – Friday, Jan. 31, 2020 11:27 AM IGNACIO – Colorado may never come to a consensus about whether to reintroduce wolves, but can residents come to an understanding? In an age of fierce political divisiveness and endless volleys of attacks on social media, a local group tried Wednesday night in…Read More