Monthly Archives: October 2015

The Power of Networking: How I Fell into Snow Leopard Research

If you would’ve asked me just a few years ago what species I would end up studying or where I would be doing field work, my answer would’ve been along the lines of “wolves or coyotes” and “somewhere in the … Continue reading

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Puppy Quest, Part 3: Tracking Puppies

The transmitters that were implanted in the pups are by no means designed for ground tracking! The main point of them is to be able to locate the pups from the air and determine if a pup is alive or … Continue reading

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Puppy Quest, Part 2: The “Stony” Pack

21 May 2009 Looking for the Stony pups was nothing at all like the Ojibwe. At least with the Ojibwe litter we had a general idea of where they were. For the Stony pups, all we had was a map … Continue reading

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Puppy Quest, Part 1: The “Ojibwe” Pack

20 May 2009 The day began early at 0600. Mike (my supervisor), Dave Mech (wolf biologist in charge of whole project), Nancy (an assistant of Dave’s), three vets, a lynx biologist named Ron and myself all met up for breakfast. … Continue reading

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Carnivores on the Brain

I’ve never had any formal art training aside from the one art class that was a requirement in grade school, but drawing has always been an outlet of mine. Drawing is a great way to unwind from life’s stresses, take a break … Continue reading

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The Beasts We Hold in Awe and in Fear

“Harmony with the land is like harmony with a friend; you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left. That is to say, you cannot love game and hate predators…The land is one organism.” ~Aldo Leopold  For centuries, … Continue reading

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Here We Go!

Thanks to a bunch of support and encouragement from many friends and colleagues, I’ve decided to finally create a blog site. Since this is my first time creating one, it will definitely be a work in progress. My love of … Continue reading

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