Monthly Archives: September 2007

Old Growth

Kate and I broke our previous record of 49, finishing 62 lynx points today. Now 196 left – another 4 days or so. Today’s transects covered steep north slopes that have never been logged, covered with giant Englemann Spruce (along … Continue reading

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Cirque of the Towers

Just returned from an overnight hike to the Cirque of the Towers, one of the unknown wonders of the world. Check out the new photo essay. Got up at 4:30 am yesterday morning to take Ryan to the Jackson airport. … Continue reading

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ATV Training, Cerulean Warblers, and an Early Morning

Spent the last two days learning how to safely ride an ATV in a BLM training course. Turns, swerves, sudden stops, heavy loads, turns on hills, loading/unloading trailers, stream crossings, and all other possible scenarios were covered in a mix … Continue reading

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Wild Storms and Wild Trees

Today began muddy after a long rain last night – too muddy to negotiate the rutted road to our lynx site – so we had a day in the office. I spent the morning putting range water troughs on the … Continue reading

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Lynx again

Back to lynx work today, now at 414 of 714 points. Should be able to do lynx work tomorrow if the predicted rain holds off, then four-wheeler training on Thursday and Friday. Photos from last weekend are up. Take a … Continue reading

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Warm days, parents, and the spirits of the Tetons

Thursday: M&C; picked out a campsite and looked around town while I worked in the morning. At noon we had a potluck lunch as a farewell to four employees who are leaving soon. Afternoon took M&C; out for a taste … Continue reading

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