All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘pronghorn’

Fracking and National Park Wildlife


By James D. Nations, Ph.D., Vice President for NPCA’s Center for Park Research Every year, hydraulic fracturing for natural gas and oil (known as “fracking”) moves closer to national park boundaries, posing threats to park wildlife that science is only beginning to understand. From the eastern boundary of Glacier National Park in Montana, visitors can throw a stone and hit [...]

Posted on: May 28 2013
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Protecting a Home for Wildlife on the Range: Ode to a Fenceless Landscape


By Sharon Mader, Senior Program Manager, Grand Teton Field Office Several years ago, I was driving along a snaking bend of State Highway 22 that bisects Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and encountered the body of massive bull elk hanging from a fence that paralleled the road, its back legs hamstrung by four unyielding strands of barbed wire. His antlers were partially [...]

Posted on: March 18 2013
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Hikes to See Pronghorn Feature Unexpected Guests: An Autumn Walk through the Yellowstone Backcountry


By Joe Josephson, NPCA’s Yellowstone Wildlife Fellow In conservation, it is easy to get wrapped up in wonky policy debates or overcome by process. Fortunately, my Nature Valley-sponsored “Path of the Pronghorn” hikes each fall are a poignant reminder of the beauty and natural order that exist in Yellowstone National Park and why we work so hard to protect it. [...]

Posted on: December 12 2012
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New Beginnings for Yellowstone’s Pronghorn


by Joe Josephson, NPCA’s Yellowstone Wildlife Fellow As the season rushes into high summer, I’m left thinking fondly of the past month in Yellowstone National Park and Paradise Valley near my home in Livingston, Montana. The fickle transition from spring to summer is often associated with the astrological sign of Gemini, or twins, and this is especially fitting for me, [...]

Posted on: July 25 2012
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