Recently Published Articles


Did you know that ESWA also publishes articles in the Vail Daily News and Summit Daily News to help educate the public about Wilderness, Wilderness ethics, and nature?  Look for articles under the banner "Get Wild", which will be published weekly in Summit Daily beginning in May, and under the banner "Hike of the Week" or "Curious Nature" published monthly in the Vail Daily.


Copies of recent articles are linked below. 

Recent Articles:

September 24, 2021: Get Wild: Aspens are our beauties and our saviors, Karn Stiegelmeier

September 17, 2021:  Get Wild: Sharing the wilderness with hunters, Steve Elder

September 14, 2021:  Summit Daily:  Let's celebrate and work to protect America's wilderness areas, Mike Browning

September 10, 2021:  Get Wild: What gets your (mountain) goat?, Frances Hartogh

September 9, 2021:  VailDaily: Let's celebrate and protect Americas wilderness areas, Mike Browning

August 27, 2021: Get Wild: Tales of Trails, Drea Sanchez

August 20, 2021:  Get Wild: Tips for wild mushroom hunting, Joan Betz

August 13, 2021: Get Wild:  Thistles- the good, bad and ugly, Jim Alexander

August 6, 2021:  Get Wild: Identifying gigantic wildflowers, Frank Gutmann

August 1, 2021:  How to safely forage for mushrooms in Summit County, Taylor Sienkiewicz

July 30, 2021:  Get Wild: Dogs in the wilderness, Frances Hartogh

July 23, 2021:  Get Wild: Preserving our precious Alpine wildflowers, Emily Griffoul

July 16, 2021:  Get Wild: Moose on the loose, Frances Hartogh

July 12, 2021:  Backcountry work trips aim to preserve and restore local wilderness, Lindsey Toomer

July 9, 2021:  Get Wild: One crew's impact on trail clearing, Emily Elder

July 2, 2021:  Get Wild:  Tenkara fishing is a gateway to wilderness appreciation, Steve Elder

June 25, 2021:  Get Wild: A tale of three daisies, Jim Alexander

June 18, 2021: Get Wild: What to have in your pack for a day hike, Ken Harper

June 10, 2021: Get Wild:  Our magnificent mountain bluebirds, Karen Stiegelmeier

June 3, 2021:  Get Wild: Beavers are the answer, Bill Betz

May 28, 2021:  Get Wild: The wilderness needs you,  Dave Brewster

May 21, 2021:  Get Wild:  When your neighbor's are bears.  Frances Hartogh

May 14, 2021:  Get Wild: Identifying Summit's spring wildflower treasures.  Karen Stiegelmeier

May 7, 2021:  Get Wild: What is wilderness?  Mike Browning

March 20, 2021: Moose In Our Midst. Frances Hartogh.