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15th Annual Forum and Lecture Series

The Alpine Examiner June 19th, 2022 Naturalist Blog Getting to the heart of what matters in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area The 15th Annual SIHA Forum and Lecture Series! Time for your favorite Stanley weekly event – the SIHA Forum and Lecture Series! This is the 15th year of our hosting the summer speaker series, […]

Welcome to our 2022 Naturalists!

The Alpine Examiner June 12th, 2022 Naturalist Blog Getting to the heart of what matters in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area The Sawtooth Squad: Introducing Our 2022 SIHA Naturalists! The last ice has melted off Redfish Lake. Spring flowers are leafing out, and some are even blooming. The rivers and lakes are on the rise […]

Using My Degree in Entomology to Figure out what Fly Fishing is All About

Using My Entomology Degree to Figure Out What Fly Fishing is All About If you’re like me, you may have seen fly fishing in movies, tv shows, or even real life and thought that it looked like a mindless tossing and whirling of fishing line bound to end up a twisted and knotty mess. After […]

Winter Plant Adaptations

Winter Plant Adaptations The first sign of fall is often associated with dying gardens and colorful forests, but not all trees change colors and wildflowers die. What causes the leaves to change? Which plants will come back next spring? Over time, plants have adapted to their environment, and in the Sawtooths especially, these adaptations are […]

Sawtooth Stories: Robin Garwood, Wildlife Biologist

The Alpine Examiner December 1, 2021 Naturalist Blog Getting to the heart of what matters in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area Sawtooth Stories: Robin Garwood, Wildlife Biologist The Sawtooth Mountain Range is an inherently wild region, which has been abundantly clear ever since the first Euro-American settlers arrived in these lands during the 1800s. The […]

An In-Depth History of Vienna and Sawtooth City

The Alpine Examiner November 151, 2021 Naturalist Blog Getting to the heart of what matters in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area An In-Depth History of Vienna and Sawtooth City The Sawtooths are home to more than spectacular views, hikes, and wildlife; they are also home to unique stories from the past. One way to experience […]

A New Approach to an Old Issue: An Examination of Qualitative Research on Wolf Predation

A New Approach to an Old Issue: An Examination of Qualitative Research on Wolf Predation The reintroduction of wolves into Idaho in 1995 has generated debate for years, but Jeff Vance Martin’s recently published study, Peace in the valley? Qualitative insights on collaborative coexistence from the Wood River Wolf Project, takes a different approach to […]