Wolverines in a changing landscape and warming climate

Round River Science Director Kim Heinemeyer is a coauthor on a new paper in the journal Global Ecology and Conservation, Volume 34, April 2022, e02019, “Wolverines (Gulo gulo) in a changing landscape and warming climate: A decadal synthesis of global conservation ecology research.” Abstract Wolverines are vulnerable to multiple, widespread, increasing forms of human activity so…

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Trent Alvey Cleans Out Her Closet for A Career-Spanning Retrospective

Round River board member and artist Trent Alvey was featured in a recent article in the artists of utah magazine 15 bytes BY ANN POORE, AUGUST 26, 2021 – http://artistsofutah.org/15Bytes/index.php/trent-alvey/ Looking ahead to retirement some years down the road (her husband’s, that is; artists just don’t), Trent Alvey knew that the office building the couple had invested in…

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The Beast of Our Time

Save the Yellowstone Grizzly has released a new film titled The Beast of Our Time: Climate Change and Grizzly Bears narrated by Jeff Bridges and and scored by Bill Payne of Little Feat.  Round River is pleased to share the premiere, embedded below.   From the Save the Yellowstone Grizzly website: The 28-minute documentary is an unflinching…

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Round River’s work in Canada

by Kim Heinemeyer, Round River Science Director; Project Director & Lead Scientist, Round River Canada Round River’s work in northwestern Canada is picking up again this summer, as more communities become vaccinated and activities resume. We have been working on cultural landscape mapping and connectivity modeling for Northern Woodland Caribou and Dall’s sheep across the…

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Ellie McNairy, Taku ’16

Ellie McNairyRound River Taku ’16 In the spring of 2017, Ellie graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science in her self-designed major, Sustainable Ecological Healing. She spent the following summer conducting vegetation surveys in Northern Minnesota for a university forest ecology lab before venturing west to hike a section of the…

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Conservation Planning with Indigenous Communities – presentation by Dr. Kimberly Heinemeyer

Conservation Planning with Indigenous Communities: Weaving Two Ways of Knowing for a Shared Future Indigenous-led land planning provides unprecedented opportunities to include indigenous knowledge (IK) to understand ecological and cultural values across landscapes. The deep, long temporal breadth of knowledge as well as the enduring stewardship commitment of indigenous people to their homelands provides a strong foundation for…

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