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Aspen is making a comeback in and around Yellowstone National Park, because of predators

Aug 30, 2018
The reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone National Park is tied to the recovery of aspen in areas around the park, according to a new study.

By Chris Branam | News Story

New evidence of two subspecies of American pikas in Rocky Mountain National Park

Jul 11, 2018
Rocky Mountain National Park provides habitat for not one, but two subspecies of the American pika, a species thought to be closely connected with climate change, according to a new study.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Berry-gorging bears disperse seeds through scat and feed small mammals

Jul 5, 2018
New research shows that mice and voles scurry to bear scats to forage for seeds, finding nutritional value in the seeds and in some cases further dispersing them.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Outdoor School begins funding notifications for 2017-18 school year

Dec 20, 2017
The new statewide Outdoor School has begun notifying school districts that they will receive funding for the 2017-18 school year.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Desert bighorn sheep are crossing Interstate 40 in California

Jun 5, 2018
Desert bighorn sheep are able to climb steep, rocky terrain with speed and agility. New research shows that they can cross a four-lane highway.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Novel ecosystems provide use for some native birds

Apr 24, 2018
While some native birds are sensitive to novel ecosystems, others don’t seem to mind

By Chris Branam | News Story

Newly-hatched salmon use geomagnetic field to learn which way is up

Feb 15, 2018
Findings have important implications for understanding how salmon navigate across the wide range of habitats they encounter

By Chris Branam | News Story

Great scat! Bears - not birds - are the chief seed dispersers in Alaska

Jan 16, 2018
Bears may influence plant composition in the Pacific Northwest

By Chris Branam | News Story