The Murie Center: Conservation’s Home

The Murie Center: Conservation’s Home

As mentioned in the previous “Pronghorn Migration” blog by Alyson Duffey, the WILD staff in Boulder recently took a road trip to visit with our friends and partners at The Murie Center in Jackson Hole, WY. And what a phenomenal trip it was! We couldn’t have asked for...
The Great Migration: the Path of the Pronghorn

The Great Migration: the Path of the Pronghorn

The WILD staff in Boulder recently took a road trip up to Jackson, Wyoming to meet with our rock star partners in conservation, The Murie Center.  Around Laramie, Wyoming the expansiveness of the undeveloped land softened me and I wondered how long it would be until...
Dr. Hema’s path towards a successful PhD study!

Dr. Hema’s path towards a successful PhD study!

Emmanuel Hema of Burkina Faso (middle man in the image below) was the first local (West African) employee on our Mali Elephant Project.  After two years he decided to study for his PhD, and all the project partners supported his first two years and WILD continued to...
Tracks of Giants: Feedback on the first stage

Tracks of Giants: Feedback on the first stage

It is hard to believe that we are now one third of the way through our southern African journey. This translates as approximately 1700 k’s of walking and cycling through the varied and often spectacular landscapes of Namibia and now, the wooded and largely uninhabited...
Tracks of Giants: Thank you & Farewell Namibia

Tracks of Giants: Thank you & Farewell Namibia

It took us 27 days and 1,490 km to pass through Namibia. And as it so often happens on long journeys, individual days tend to merge the passage of time. As we left the Dobe border post for the Okavango wetlands in Botswana, recollections of those first steps as we...