Posts by Denise Peterson

Bear-Human Conflicts

Bear-Human Conflicts

Animals today live in an ever-changing landscape. As wildlife habitat is reduced and fragmented by human development, it’s not surprising...

Wild Winter Weekend

Wild Winter Weekend

Are you looking for something fun to do this upcoming weekend? Of course, right!? Then why not stop by the...

Are Mountain Lions Ecosystem Engineers?

Are Mountain Lions Ecosystem Engineers?

According to a recent publication by Panthera, ecosystem engineers are “animals that create or modify habitat in ways that increase...

Den Switching

Den Switching

In the bobcat (Lynx rufus) world, den selection and rearing of young is left to females. After mating in late March...

Moose in Nevada?

Moose in Nevada?

Up until recently, you weren’t likely to see moose (Alces alces) in Nevada. However, that’s starting to change. Moose sightings...

Persecution of America’s Song Dog

Persecution of America’s Song Dog

Coyotes (Canis latrans) are one of the most common predators in America and can be found from coast to coast. Unfortunately,...

Bobcat Vocalizations

Bobcat Vocalizations

We all know how important communication is. Being able to articulate what we are thinking or feeling to one another...

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.-John Muir A new year is once again upon...

Residents vs. Transients

Residents vs. Transients

Coyotes (Canis latrans) are pack animals that are led by an alpha male and female. Living in a pack offers certain...

Wildlife Watching: Red Rock Canyon

Wildlife Watching: Red Rock Canyon

Winter is a great time to get outdoors to try and spot wildlife in Nevada. Wildlife watching is a popular...

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