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Peaks To Plains backcountry conservation

Groups propose new ‘Backcountry Conservation’ designation

October 14, 2014

The proposed new designation would protect land for hunting and fishing, while allowing agricultural and energy uses with landscape-wide planning.

Peaks To Plains ancient life

Ancient life in the high Tetons

October 7, 2014

New archaeological finds suggest prehistoric people lived above 9,000 feet in what is now Grand Teton National Park.

Peaks To Plains storytelling app

New app connects people with landscape

September 30, 2014

Story Clark helped develop an app to help connect people to stories about the landscape, hoping it will help foster a desire to conserve wild …

Peaks To Plains sage grouse

Montana’s sage grouse plan modeled after Wyoming’s plan

September 23, 2014

Next year the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services will decide if the sage grouse will be listed as an endangered species

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Volunteers help document Bighorn Basin’s golden eagles

September 16, 2014

The program has yields years of data to help fill critical information gaps in western research

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Young ambassadors share a love for wilderness

September 9, 2014

The Young Ambassadors for Wilderness program was launched by the Wyoming Wilderness Association in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. Student ambassadors …

Peaks To Plains grizzly bears

Yellowstone grizzly bears remain genetically isolated

September 2, 2014

Conservationists worry about connectivity between populations as feds move toward removing the bear from the endangered species list.

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Wilderness Act inspires traveling art exhibit featuring Wyoming

August 26, 2014

The art show is a way to share wilderness with those who haven’t, or can’t, venture into remote areas.

Peaks To Plains geyser gazers

Yellowstone is filled with ‘geyser gazers’ patiently awaiting eruptions

August 19, 2014

People passionate about Yellowstone’s thermal features spend weeks to observe eruptions.

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Soaking in Yellowstone

August 12, 2014

Mr. Bubbles offers rare chance to get in water from park’s thermal features.

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Wyoming Wilderness Act is 30 years old

August 5, 2014

Advocates of the 1984 act reflect on the land they helped protect and the future of wilderness.

Peaks To Plains hiking

Hiking Jackson’s other iconic peak

August 3, 2014

The Grand Teton might be the most famous mountain in the area, but the Sleeping Indian provides incredible views and quiet.

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.

Peaks To Plains Cowboy Tough Adventure

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.

Peaks To Plains Grand rescue

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

Peaks To Plains Kelsey Dayton - Wyoming News

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.

Peaks To Plains Common Loon

Common loon becoming rare in Wyoming

June 17, 2014

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

Peaks To Plains Wyoming wildflowers

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.

Peaks To Plains outdoor recreation

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.