In a previous study, we found no evidence that lynx avoided forest roads in the northern Rocky Mountains
, based on 577 km of winter backtracking (Squires et al.
In the 1970s and 1980s, the timber companies in the Pacific Northwest and northern Rocky Mountains
, spurred on by high prices and a lucrative export market, went on a logging frenzy.
Cathy Whitlock, a geographer at the University of Oregon in Eugene, has studied sediment cores taken from lakes in the Pacific Northwest and the northern Rocky Mountains
Areas most affected will be the Northwest, the northern Rocky Mountains
, the upper Midwest, and the Great Lakes.
Then in early February, I returned to the same spot with Tony Jewett, NPCA's Northern Rocky Mountains
regional director and the Park Service's Marv Jensen, assistant superintendent of Yellowstone.
lupus occidentalis) lives in Alaska and the northern Rocky Mountains
, and it has been successfully reintroduced in Yellowstone National Park and central Idaho.
Located approximately 50 miles north of Spokane in the Selkirk Range of the Northern Rocky Mountains
, and with some 2,450 acres of patrolled alpine and Nordic ski terrain both privately owned and under long-term permit from the U.
Recovery of the gray wolf in the Northern Rocky Mountains
is one of our nations greatest conservation success stories.
In areas where wolf populations have flourished under government protection, including the northern Rocky Mountains
, there has not been a corresponding increase in cattle deaths, according to studies by the International Wolf Center, which notes that wolves prefer natural prey such as deer and elk.
In November 1910 AMERICAN FORESTS dedicated an entire magazine issue to the summer's wildfires, which burned an estimated 3 million acres in the Northern Rocky Mountains