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Furry Banknotes: A History of Fur Trapping and its Environmental Impact

The Alpine Examiner December 1, 2023 Naturalist Blog Getting to the heart of what matters in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area Furry Banknotes: History of Fur Trapping and its Environmental Impact Within the academic discipline of history there are different niche genres such as military history or political history. One of the lesser-known genres is […]

2023 Sockeye and Chinook Returns

The Alpine Examiner November 2, 2023 Naturalist Blog Getting to the heart of what matters in Sawtooth-Salmon River Country 2023 Sockeye and Chinook Returns Clare Vergobbi Snow, ice and negative temperatures: winter has come to the Sawtooths, and the 2023 salmon runs are a wrap. We’ve received final numbers for sockeye and chinook returns to […]

Gotta Catch ’em All! My Search for the American Pika

The Alpine Examiner July 29, 2023 Naturalist Blog Getting to the heart of what matters in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area Gotta Catch ‘Em All! My Search for the American Pika Photo Credit: Cal DeCoursey, 2016 SIHA Photo Contest Submission  Disclaimer: Please respect wildlife and refrain from using animal calls to draw animals to you […]

Smokey’s Birthday!

Happy Birthday Smokey Bear! On Saturday, August 6th the Sawtooth Association is celebrating Smokey Bear’s 78th birthday at the Redfish Visitor Center & Gallery. Join us from 12pm-3pm for an assortment of games and activities including a scavenger hunt, water gun target practice, a photo shoot with Smokey himself, and birthday cake! You won’t want […]

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 […]