Geographical Location: Central Mountain & Plains

September 30, 2022

Wyoming wildlife photos

Wildlifers often get a view of the natural world few others do. If they have a camera in hand, they come away with some amazing glimpses of wildlife in their...

June 14, 2022

New project focuses on Prairie Pothole conservation

The Natural Resources Conservation Service is teaming with Ducks Unlimited to help farmers and ranchers restore grasslands and make other improvements to benefit birds in the Prairie Pothole region. The...

May 17, 2022

Drought effecting South Dakota wildlife

An ongoing drought in South Dakota is taking a toll on wildlife in the state. The Forest Service reports that the grouse population—including greater prairie-chickens (Tympanuchus cupido) and sharp-tailed grouse...

May 17, 2022

Wild Cam: Species shift active time in cities

For urban wildlife, adapting to city life means changing the times of day when they would usually be active in more natural settings. “In order for species to function within...

May 12, 2022

WSB: Age and sex affect survival of translocated grouse

Two decades of Gunnison sage-grouse translocation have revealed that when it comes to survival, you can’t teach an old grouse new tricks. Tony Apa has been involved with boosting Gunnison...

May 11, 2022

TWS reflects on racial insensitivity at recent conference

The Director of Colorado Parks and Wildlife made racially insensitive remarks at last month’s Colorado Parks and Wildlife Partners in the Outdoors Conference that resulted in a CPW employee feeling...

April 20, 2022

Bears change wolf feeding habits

Bears and wolves coexist in both Yellowstone National Park and 5,000 miles across the globe in parts of Scandinavia. But researchers recently found that in both places, bears are changing...

April 19, 2022

Wild Cam: Managers trap and collar rare wolverine in Utah

The whole episode began with an attack on 18 sheep in Rich County, Utah northeast of Salt Lake City, but ended with a marvelous opportunity for researching a rare carnivore....

April 15, 2022

Watch: Orphaned bear cubs released into the wild

Two black bear (Ursus americanus) cubs orphaned last July when their sow was shot and killed in Colorado in a suspected case of poaching were released back into the wild....

March 21, 2022

How do predators limit the spread of CWD in Yellowstone?

Predators could play in important role in limiting the spread of chronic wasting disease among ungulates, but under what circumstances? Chronic wasting disease was first detected in the Greater Yellowstone...