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Northwestern Colorado is home to oil shale deposits and some of the country's argest mule deer herds. Photo by Steve Torbit

This Valentine’s Day Help Us Save Otter Creek Valley For Montana’s Wildlife

2/14/2014 // By Alexis Bonogofsky

The Otter Creek Valley in southeastern Montana is threatened by the largest proposed coal mine in the country. Arch Coal wants to mine 1.3 billion tons of coal from this pristine valley that is rich in wildlife including mule deer, […] Read more >

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Photo of the Day: “Spike” Yearling with Bull Elk

3/28/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

Photo by Jeka World Photography See more of Jeka World Photography’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images with our […] Read more >

Bull elk during fall rut

Photo of the Day: Sparring Elk

11/13/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Bull elk battling during the fall rut Photo by Flickr member Jeka World Photography See more of Jeka World Photography’s photos on Flickr Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo […] Read more >

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Photo of the Day: Bugling

10/17/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Bull elk making the distinctive “bugle” call during the breeding season Photo by Flickr member paul4227 See more of paul4227′s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next […] Read more >

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Fall Elk Viewing on the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge

10/2/2012 // By Kit Fischer

September marks the time of year when lush river bottoms along the Missouri River in north-central Montana are transformed into their annual splendor. In the late afternoon hours on the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge (CMR), golden light hits […] Read more >

A tender moment during the elk rut at Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone

Happy Valentine’s Day: My Best Photos and Videos of Wildlife L’Amour

2/13/2012 // By Beth Pratt

Love is in the air…and not just for people. Wildlife have their own rituals of l’amour, although they usually don’t involve boxes of chocolates or bouquets of flowers. To celebrate Valentine’s Day, here are some of my favorite photos and […] Read more >

Elk in Washington state's Snoqualmie area in a photo by Robert P. Martin

Five Things You Should Know About Wildlife Corridors

6/16/2011 // By Roger Di Silvestro

Beginning in the early 1900s and continuing for much of the 20th century, conservationists focused on protecting core areas for wildlife—biologically diverse habitats designated as wildlife refuges, wilderness areas, parks and other units. But since the 1970s, scientists have learned […] Read more >

Make Solar Energy Wildlife Friendly!

4/1/2011 // By Helen Chmura

I’m a big believer in renewable energy and reducing pollution that leads to climate change, but I’m also a big believer in protecting wildlife habitat.  So, what’s a person to think when the goals of renewable energy development and protecting […] Read more >

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12 Places to See Amazing Animals

2/22/2010 // By Guest Author

Wherever you live in the U.S., you are near fabulous places for wildlife watching. Our friends at grandparents.com put together this list to help you find a spot near you: Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge – Fort Worth, Texas […] Read more >