Caribou-Targhee National Forest

  • The Idaho side of the Tetons, much of it in the Jedediah Smith Wilderness or proposed additions. Photo by George Wuerthner. The Caribou-Targhee National Forest plan to implement prescribed burns on 1.7 million acres along the Tetons’ west slope deserves a response. As reported in the Jackson Hole Guide, the “problem,” according to Fire Management…

  • Please comment on beaver trapping- Mike Settel in Pocatello asked us to post an alert to The Wildlife News regarding beaver trapping. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is setting trapping regulations for beaver and other species throughout the state. Beaver play a very important role in the ecosystem. Their numbers are greatly depleted…

  • Controversial proposal rejected on Jan. 22 by Forest Service- In a news release the Jackson Hole Alliance celebrated the end of the proposal to combine national forests in Idaho and Wyoming that include some of the West’s best wildlife and scenery.  There is still on the table, however, the idea that perhaps the headquarters (the…


Author


George Wuerthner is an ecologist and writer who has published 38 books on various topics related to environmental and natural history. He has visited over 400 designated wilderness areas and over 200 national park units.

Subscribe to get new posts right in your Inbox

Latest Posts

×