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...

Do Bobcats Kill Deer?

Do Bobcats Kill Deer? Field Notes Investigates. by Ellen Knight Broadcast 2.21.2016 Listen:   Bobcats are relatively common in patchy habitats all across the U.S., but we don’t see them often because they are crepuscular or nocturnal and well camouflaged. But...

Reflections on Being a Master Naturalist

Guest post by Master Naturalist Danielle Lattuga I was wandering around up high on Mount Jumbo this morning, admiring all the larkspur, balsamroot, prairie stars, lupine, and paintbrush in bloom. Yes! The paintbrush is in bloom already, and it literally glowed like...