Ceanothus: Life from the Kiss of Fire

Ceanothus by Mike Hillis Broadcast 5.28 and 6.2.2017 and 9.1 & 9.4.2020 Listen:   Thirty-plus years ago when I was studying wildlife management at Oregon State University, we learned that Ceanothus was a highly preferred forage plant for deer and elk during...

How Do Wildfires Impact Deer & Elk?

How Do Wildfires Impact Deer and Elk? by Mike Hillis Broadcast 10.23 & 10.28.2016 and 8.25 & 8.28.2020 Listen:   While watching an evening newscast about Montana wildfires, I saw some TV footage of deer and elk fleeing burning areas and listened to...