Creating a Habitat for Screech Owls

On a cold winter day my favorite little screech owl recently spent the afternoon sunning. Dressed in its handsome feathered suit, my screech owl becomes almost invisible sitting in the …

Symbol of Success: America’s Bald Eagle and the Endangered Species Act

The most iconic of Endangered Species Act success stories is the recovery of the bald eagle, our national symbol. Magnificent in stature and beautiful to behold, the bald eagle very …

Wacky Weather and Wildlife—Staring Climate Change in the Face

In the words of President Obama, “More droughts and floods and wildfires are not a joke. They’re a threat to our children’s future.” Indeed, it is not a joke that …

Can It Be Done? Safeguarding Wildlife from Climate Change

Regardless of the reckless falsehoods spewed by climate deniers it is well known to scientists and conservationists that climate change is putting wildlife at risk. The melting Arctic ice has …

Lonesome George – Extinction is Forever

The Pinta Island tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra abingdoni) is gone, forever. Lonesome George, a sad sentinel for his subspecies and a symbol of the destruction of species caused by humankind, died …

pronghorn in New Mexico photographed by Phillip D. Page

5 Ways Wildfires Threaten Western Wildlife

The wildfires raging throughout the West are a stark reminder of the new world we are living in. One in which climate change due to carbon pollution takes something that …

Protecting Polar Bears for Kay’s Future

The hand-written letter was from an 8-year-old 2nd grader. I’ll call her Kay. She told me that she saw my YouTube video about the problems global warming is causing for polar bears. She …

A Pleasant Surprise: Migrating Tundra Swans Overhead!

One of the things I most enjoy when I’m hunting is watching all the other wildlife I see.  I thought you might enjoy hearing about the wildlife I saw during …

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