Kids are our future!

Kids are our future!

A few years ago when my daughter started tagging along to my talks and programs about prairie-chickens and other grouse, I promised her I’d take her to see prairie-chickens when she turned 5. This year she turned 5. On her birthday, we took her to one of my favorite...

When we put making profit before protecting environment …

For several years now there have been wars between politicians vs. endangered species protection, prairie-chicken vs. wind energy companies, sage-grouse vs. fracking companies, and lately lesser prairie-chicken vs. XL pipeline. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kansas) is seeking...

Lost wilderness in the west

  It is quite a sight, if I can put it that way. It has been three years since my last visit to the Jonah Field near Pinedale, Wyoming. During a visit to Wyoming after a book tour in Jackson Hole in August, I decided to visit the Jonah Field again with Erik...

In 10 years they will be gone

  The issue of grassland grouse was brought up again in Washington DC as Congressional Republicans hope to block federal protection of these birds. The argument is that this protection will hurt energy expansion. Their plan is to prevent US Fish and Wildlife from...