A chronicle of the animal, the people, and the politics by cat urbigkit and ronald m. Yellowstone wolves provides a unique perspective on what is one of the. Cat urbigkit keeps a wolf calendar at her ranch in southern. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders.
As a news reporter, rancher, researcher and wyoming resident, she has followed the wolf issue for many years and written many articles on the topic, as well as an upcoming book on the history of. A chronicle of the animal, the people, and the politics cat urbigkit. Yellowstone wolves provides a unique perspective on what is one of the most visible and contentious wildlife management experiments taking place in the american west today. Cat urbigkits riveting, provocative book, yellowstone wolves, examines a scientific question that in the pastures of wyoming and the halls of federal court would turn into a fullblown fracas. In the 1990s, canadian grey wolves were reintroduced to yellowstone national park as well as the idaho backcountry by the us fish and wildlife service. If wolves had disappeared from yellowstone national park and its vicinity by the 1930s, as is generally believed, why did the parks visitors keep hearing and seeing wolves. Wyoming news reporter cat urbigkit lives in the heart of wolf country, near boulder, wyoming, a few hundred miles south of yellowstone national park. Guided elk hunts are also big business in the northern rockies. It explains the political and legal battles over the proposal to reintroduce nonnative wolves to the region. Cat urbigkits explication of the reintroduction of wolves to yellowstone national park. Cat is the author of range writing, a weekly column published by cowboy state daily. A pregnant alpha female of the wapiti lake pack treks through snow in yellowstone national park in march.
Wolf defense strains ranchers in affected areas news ag journal. Yellowstone wolves a chronicle of the animal, the people, and the politics. She also writes a wolf watch news blog, and is a former contributing writer to stephen bodios querencia nature blog. Yellowstone books yellowstone up close and personal. I read yellowstone wolves about four years ago, and have recently reread the book due to the never ending accusation of nonnative canadian wolves being used for wolf reintroduction in yellowstone.
In her nonfiction books for adults, urbigkit often writes about big predators, and life on western rangelands shared by these species. Witnessing the triumph of yellowstone s underdog by rick mcintyre at indigo. In the great falls public library alone, there are 72 books including yellowstone in the title, and 269 records under an all fields search. Yellowstone wolves a chronicle of the animal, the people, and the politics by cat urbigkit. How gray wolves in yellowstone have struggled but survived.
The most famous wolf in the world lived hardand died. My second book will continue the story of 21 and how he and his mate. And in his new book, he tells the remarkable story of wolf 8, one of the first wolves. Cat urbigkit is the author of yellowstone wolvesa chronicle of the animal, the. About cat urbigkit, wolf watch, by cat urbigkit, pinedale online. Since being introduced into yellowstone national park in 1995, wolves have. Get it today with same day delivery, order pickup or drive up.
Osix, the yellowstone wolf who became a media star. Free shipping on due to covid19, orders may be delayed. An indepth study dispelling the myths and misinformation about wolf reintroduction in idaho and exposes the problems of the endangered species act. Wolves have to leave their natal packs to make their way in the world, find a mate, and establish a territory. She spent more than a decade conducting research on the history of wyomings wolves, with her nonfiction book on that subject, yellowstone wolves. A chronicle of the animal, the people, and the politics by cat urbigkit online at alibris. The area east of yellowstone known as crandall is considered one of the best elk. What distinguishes the return of the wolf to yellowstone more than anything else, though, and came as a surprise to researchers and park managers, is that the daily lives of the wolf packs are on. Urbigkit has also written four childrens books, and has recently provided. Sustainable human is a 501c3 nonprofit started by a husband and wife team chris and dawn agnos whose mission is to examine the underlying stories. Cat urbigkit s yellowstone wolves is a well written, documented, and at times compelling book. The book details what was known about the native wolf and how it differed from other wolf populations. Controversial wolf book due for release pinedale, wyoming. For decades, rick mcintyre has been one of yellowstone s most dedicated and passionate wolf watchers.1330 828 289 982 1245 1271 1147 1343 940 1580 1284 1287 1220 42 788 257 1213 1187 873 161 115 1539 1578 1387 1404 68 765 1091 485 888 685 388 55 446 1490 1034 887 1139 1055 1376 1050