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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Con Artists in the American West

Stories of the American West are extremely romantic. They tell of pioneers on the Oregon Trail, mountain men, and horse-riding cowboys. It all adds to our society’s picturesque imaginings of the “Old West.” One thing to remember about the West is that it represented boundless opportunities for those hoping to improve their lot in life. […]

Wintry Wonders of the Wolverine

Wintry Wonders of the Wolverine Wolverines are secretive creatures that are seldom seen. A glimpse of one disappearing over a ridge or behind a boulder is a once in a lifetime sight. Not only are they secretive and seldom seen, but they are still few and far between. Wolverines inhabit vast ranges creating many challenges […]

A Sawtooth Cross-Section

The natural world, wilderness, appears as a static object to most. There are perpetual weather changes, animals might pass by, perhaps you get lucky and see a rock-slide. On the large part, humans are evolved to only think of time in short spans – twenty years is a quarter of most peoples’ lives. And within […]