Kelsey Dayton

Peaks To Plains the art of the hunt

The art of the hunt

July 22, 2014

Wyoming State Museum exhibit celebrates the cultural and creative heritage of hunting and fishing.

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Cowboy Tough Expedition Race features Wyoming’s Wind River country

July 15, 2014

In its second year, Wyoming’s adventure race is drawing national competitors and attention.

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New film tells the story of The Grand Rescue

July 8, 2014

One of the most famous rescues in Grand Teton National Park was in 1967, on the 13,777-foot Grand Teton’s North Face

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International Climbers’ Festival to feature women in the sport

July 1, 2014

Top athletes discuss how the sport has changed and the future of female climbers.

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Lightweight backpacking: Go farther with a smaller backcountry pack

June 24, 2014

Lightweight backpacking will help you venture farther in a shorter amount of time. Weekend warrior Amy McCarthy offers tips to help shave the weight.

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Common loon becoming rare in Wyoming

June 17, 2014

Researchers look for ways to boost Wyoming’s small nesting population of loons.

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Wildflower season: Big winter snow means big summer blooms

June 10, 2014

Summer 2014 should be spectacular for wildflowers in Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks. Use this guide to plan your quest for Wyoming blooms.

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Outdoor recreation is on the rise, but access is limited

June 3, 2014

More people are getting outside, but access — particularly to public lands — remains a worry for those who love the outdoors.

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Nesting peregrine falcons close Teton climbing route

May 27, 2014

Closure of a popular climbing spot in Grand Teton National Park serves as a reminder of the recovery of a once precarious peregrine population.

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NOLS expert shares best smartphone apps for the outdoors

May 20, 2014

Smartphone technology can be an additional tool to enhance your outdoor experience.

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Once nearly extinct, the Wyoming toad may recover

May 13, 2014

Biologists are trying to save one of North America’s four most endangered amphibians in Wyoming.

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Spring into Yellowstone celebrates Cody’s wildlife and birds

May 6, 2014

One of Yellowstone National Park’s key gateway communities, Cody, is getting ready for the annual Spring into Yellowstone Wildlife Festival.

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Officials note wilderness characteristics in Wyoming’s Red Desert

April 29, 2014

Conservationists hope public voices will convince federal land managers to extend protections and plan more carefully for development in the Red Desert.

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Wyoming communities increasingly want pathways

April 22, 2014

A final decision on oil and gas leases hanging in limbo in the Wyoming Range since 2006 is expected in late spring of 2015.

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Stakeholders await decision on Wyoming Range leases in limbo

April 15, 2014

A final decision on oil and gas leases hanging in limbo in the Wyoming Range since 2006 is expected in late spring of 2015.

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Night Vision: A Jackson Hole astronomer wants to build an observatory and planetarium

April 8, 2014

Jackson Hole astronomer Sam Singer says Wyoming Stargazing will offer free stargazing and talks in Grand Teton National Park this summer.

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Controversy centers on grizzly bear count

April 1, 2014

Work to remove grizzly bears from endangered species list moves forward.

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Volunteers move forward in plans to reopen ski area

March 25, 2014

The Antelope Butte Foundation is planning improvements and events for the local hill in the Big Horns.

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Fight brews over proposed motorized access to Franc’s Peak

March 18, 2014

Final management plan would allow consideration of controversial motorized use in Franc’s Peak and Wood River areas of the Shoshone National Forest.

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Avalanche awareness effort goes statewide

March 11, 2014

The Bridger Teton Avalanche Center provides classes to backcountry users and encourages snowpack reports from across Wyoming.