From the daily archives: Thursday, June 23, 2011

Mycologist Paul Stamets on 6 ways mushrooms can save the world

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Former gubernatorial candidate and outspoken anti-wolf activist Rex Rammel, charged with poaching an elk, added an alleged felony to his legal repertoire when he stood outside of the Bonneville County courthouse handing flyers out to potential jurors in his elk poaching case.

Following is a video taken when Rex Rammel called a press conference to explain […]

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Soda Butte, Colter, and Nez Perce closed to soft-sided structures-

These campgrounds are just northeast of Yellowstone Park. They are not inside the Park. Last July a grizzly bear killed a man in a tent at Soda Butte. Two others were mauled by the sow and her cubs.

I always regarded these campgrounds as unsafe […]

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This year of no spring delayed migration from Wyoming’s high desert for weeks-

The famed Jackson Hole pronghorn herd which winters in the high desert 150 miles to the south has been beleaguered by natural gas development and subdivsions. In recent years, Wyoming Game and Fish and numerous other interests have worked to keep millenia-old […]

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June 2011


‎"At some point we must draw a line across the ground of our home and our being, drive a spear into the land and say to the bulldozers, earthmovers, government and corporations, “thus far and no further.” If we do not, we shall later feel, instead of pride, the regret of Thoreau, that good but overly-bookish man, who wrote, near the end of his life, “If I repent of anything it is likely to be my good behaviour."

~ Edward Abbey