As observations of Montana fishers grows scarce, we need to take new steps help protect the elusive forest creatures.
Posts By: Kylie Paul
When we recently visited the Rio Grande National Forest in southern Colorado, researchers from the U.S. Forest Service shared that they had just discovered a den of lynx kittens. This excellent news is evidence that the secretive forest cats are continuing to make a living on this national forest, even though their habitat is radically changing in the Southern Rockies.
What a year! With more than 140 volunteers tallying well over 2,000 volunteer hours, we gathered more than 12,000 photos of wildlife in the mountains and creek bottoms of the Bitterroot National Forest, south of Missoula. We found 20 different species, including some of the ones we were most eager to see!
M56 never made it to the silver screen, but he fascinated millions, trekking hundreds of miles and bringing much-needed attention to the plight of wolverines.
Wolverines in the lower 48 states have an uphill climb on the way to getting federal protections under the Endangered Species Act. But now, this species is getting their day in court.