Michael E. Soulé

Michael Soulé is presented the Paul Shepard Conservation Award

March 20, 2014. On Tuesday evening, before Dr. Soulé’s lecture at the Westminster College/Round River Conservation Studies Common Lands Lecture Series, Michael was presented Round River’s Paul Shepard Conservation Award for his conservation achievements.  With Flo Shepard in the audience, Michael accepted an engraved Ruana knife in his honor.  Below are several comments from others honoring…

Study eyes wolverines and skiers in Tetons

Aim is to determine how recreation influences rare mustelid, researcher says. By Mike Koshmrl | Jackson Hole News&Guide Biologists have selected the Tetons as the site of a multiyear study of wolverine habitat, in part because of the amount of human-powered winter recreation in the range. Now in its fifth field year, a research project…

Wolverine study uncovers worries, sparks debate

Scott Stuntz – Teton Valley News A study to explore the impact of winter recreation on wolverines drew concerns about losing recreation opportunities during a public discussion in Driggs on February 20. The meeting mainly focused on the possible impact that recreation would have on female wolverines as they create dens and birth their young.…