Some city kids turned over a new leaf in the Big Horn Basin conservation field this summer.
Five interns and two mentors from The Nature Conservancy’s LEAF — Leaders in Environmental Action for the Future — worked at Heart Mountain and two other locations in the Basin last month. The Tribune caught up with the tireless youngsters at the Conservancy’s Heart Mountain Ranch on July 28.
Grizzly bears are rebounding, making it crucial that people heed bear aware programs and officials convey that message in a coherent package.
When the grizzly bear population in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem was at its lowest in the 1970s, it was thought the bruins only inhabited Yellowstone National Park, according to Sue Consolo-Murphy.