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Winter Plant Adaptations

The Alpine Examiner January 12, 2024 Naturalist Blog Getting to the heart of what matters in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area Winter Plant Adaptations Aspen Arnold Fall colors (photo: Aspen Arnold) The first sign of fall is often associated with dying gardens and colorful forests, but not all trees change colors and wildflowers die. What […]

Steppe into Sagebrush

The Alpine Examiner August 12, 2023 Naturalist Blog Getting to the heart of what matters in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area Steppe Into Sagebrush Heath Bagley  Sagebrush is everywhere here in the Sawtooths! If you’re like me, you can’t help but stop and sniff it every once in a while. It might look like a […]

Below the Mistletoe

The Alpine Examiner July 24, 2023 Naturalist Blog Getting to the heart of what matters in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area Below the Mistletoe “Kiss me under the mistletoe” is a common phrase we hear around the holiday season, as romantics hope to receive a peck beneath their door frame. For centuries people have glamorized […]

The 16th Annual Sawtooth Forum and Lecture Series

The Alpine Examiner June 25, 2023 Naturalist Blog Getting to the heart of what matters in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area The 16th Annual Sawtooth Forum and Lecture Series At last! The SIHA Summer Forum and Lecture Series returns for its sixteenth summer on June 30th at 5PM. Join us every other Friday from June […]