Framed Exotic Insects

Taxidermy doesn't have to mean stuffed deer heads and posed beavers. These Framed Exotic Insects let you add a touch of wildlife to your home in a far more subdued way. Included in our offerings are the...

Colorado Cries Wolf

With no movement on policy after years of advocacy to federal and state agencies, supporters of the gray wolf are taking a last stand in Colorado and asking the people to for vote for the predators. Nearly...

Return of the Giants

A closeup of a leaf on a potentially blight-resistant American chestnut hybrid showing the leaf’s distinctive canoe shape and curved teeth. Photo Courtesy of The American Chestnut Foundation.  Scientists...

The Wild, Wild Life

These three spots give you the best opportunity to catch a glimpse of Colorado’s most charismatic fauna, from bald eagles to bighorn sheep. There are few things more magical than watching a moose meander...

Endangered

The Florida panther is one of dozens of endangered species in the Southeast whose recovery is jeopardized by the Trump administration rollbacks The most important conservation law on the books—The...

The Great Fires of 1910

Forty-year-old Edward Crockett Pulaski—known as “Big Ed” because he was 6 feet, 4 inches tall—was much older than his fellow U.S. Forest Service colleagues when he was hired as an assistant ranger in the...

Tangled Roots

Wild ginseng root can fetch thousands of dollars per pound. Ginseng Poaching in Appalachia It used to be that the harvesting of wild ginseng was an honorable occupation. Or at least that was the...

Southside Project

National forests are managed by the U.S. Forest Service and are designed to be prosperous for all American citizens, under the protection rights to conserve and cultivate the designated areas of land, by...

Forest Forensics

Clues in the woods to historic crimes against nature, and the consequences today There are no bodies, no police tape, no cluster of curious onlookers.  Yet there is plenty of evidence of a historic...

Does Bear Spray Work?

Fact #1: Bear spray is 98 percent effective. Fact #2: Your odds of being injured by a bear while carrying a firearm are the same as if you’re carrying no defense at all.  I’ve always taken the scientific...

Mountain Goats Relocated

And away they go! By OutdoorsNW Staff Friday, July 19 marked the final day of a two-week long capture and translocation operation which moved 76 mountain goats from Olympic National Park and Olympic...

'The Moon in Motion'

On August 21, 2017, people across the U.S. turned their eyes toward a solar eclipse. With cameras spread across the Tetons and into Idaho, photographer Phil Hart captured this experience and has whittled...