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Sep 19, 2013

Founder of Earthfire Institute, Susan Eirich, tells us how the vision of Earthfire Institute came to be, and how the Institute got its name.>

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Sep 19, 2013

Relationships are funny things. They change in unexpected ways, especially over time. This is apparently just as true for coyotes as people.

When Pimpernel first met Skitter they were both very young. Pimpernel essentially saved Skitter’s life, snapping him out >

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Sep 16, 2013

It is a winter evening on South Leigh Creek, a cold, still night. From deep in the cottonwoods a soft, low-pitched  “whooo-ooo-whooo-ooo floats mysteriously on the air. Silence. Then from another direction an echo…“whooo-ooo-whooo-ooo. The first sound is repeated. Silence. >

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Sep 15, 2013

When I was about five years old I remember asking my mother about why animals didn’t have equal rights to humans. Studying for my Ph.D. in psychology, a scrawny kitten crawled on the farm where I was living and I >

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Aug 22, 2013

A researcher was exploring the relationship between tropical reef fish who carried parasites and the fish who groomed them. He was trying to understand the interaction and all the possible factors involved. At one point he lowered a bent wire >

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Aug 22, 2013

Ever wonder what bears do when we’re not looking?

The following is a video from Alberta Parks: These images were captured with a remote wildlife camera as various species visited a “communications” or “rub” tree in Kananaskis Country, leaving a >

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Jul 19, 2013

While waiting for the new Bear Gardens to be completed, we took Huckleberry Bear Bear into Earthfire Institute’s Wildlife Garden.  We filmed him while he played and boy did he have fun!>

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Posted: Jul 19, 2013 1:41pm
Jul 19, 2013

The Beauty of a Deer by Susan B. Eirich

I bring him fresh-cut wild rose bushes as he comes over to greet me and daintily pull at the green leaves between the thorns. I stroke his long graceful neck; his >

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Jul 18, 2013

During a filming session at the Earthfire Institute for a segment of a documentary, Huckleberry Bear Bear found a tasty treat out of a GoPro camera and did not want to give it back.

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Jun 27, 2013

 

We had the pleasure of a Buddhist nun residing here for a months silent retreat. During that time she discovered, by feel, our animal graveyard. She hadn’t known anyone was buried there. Once she knew, she went there twice >

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