Introducing the Rocky Mountain Wildlife Bridge Company!

Introducing the Rocky Mountain Wildlife Bridge Company!

US Interstate 70 (I-70) is the major highway right across the middle of America, stretching 2,153 miles (3,465 km) from Maryland to Utah.  It is considered a “marvel” in the US Interstate System, and has four sections in the Colorado Rockies that are regarded as...
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...
Return of the Lynx

Return of the Lynx

In my undergrad ecology class at SUNY at Buffalo we studied predator/prey cycles and a well-studied phenomena of ecology is the predator prey cycle of the Canada lynx and Snowshoe hare.  I worked in a struggling record store while in college that also had used books...
Sleepwalking in the Wilderness, Part II

Sleepwalking in the Wilderness, Part II

“Wilderness, it is here I came to know myself, but it was only just the beginning, because I found the more you know your true self, the more you know about those around you,” J. Shaw, participant on trail with the Wilderness Leadership School, South Africa. I chose...
Sleepwalking in the Wilderness

Sleepwalking in the Wilderness

Orion’s belt is now in the center of my sky.  The moon is half, waxing to full.  The air is cold, crisp and there is a heavy stillness, deathly quiet.  It is January 1, 2012, I think.  Something made me stir from my dreamtime and I slowly lift my eyelids to gather...