We’re working on updating this page over the coming weeks!

Here at NRCC, our research associates, project partners, visiting resesarchers, and interns engage in a wide variety of projects to better understand and improve the experience for both wildlife and people in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.

We’re intending to provide info about some of our ongoing projects here! Stay tuned!


Advancing Conservation of an Iconic Steppe Bird in Mongolia

Explore Central Asia with Mimi Kessler as she works to conserve the Great Bustard, the heaviest bird capable of flight.


Amphibian Monitoring in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

Learn how Debra Patla and her team work to ensure that some of the GYE’s smallest denizens survive in a changing world.

bald_eagle_rj_walter_tnBald Eagle Population Monitoring

Discover what Michael Whitfield has learned after following dozens of Bald Eagle families for more than 30 years.

jaguar_eric_kilby_flickr_tnCarnivore Conservation in Northern Mexico

Learn how Carlos López González is advancing conservation of wolves, jaguar, puma, and bobcat in Mexico.


Dr. Mike Tercek has created ClimateAnalyzer.org, an NRCC – National Park Service collaboration, which simplifies obtaining and analyzing weather station data from National Parks.

Conserving Biodiversity in a Changing Climate: Understanding the Clark’s Nutcracker/Whitebark Pine Mutualism

Track Clark’s Nutcrackers, and their impacts on the declining Whitebark Pine, with Taza Schaming.

grizzly_rj_walter_tnConserving Grizzly Bears in Contested Landscapes

It’s not easy being a bear these days; see what Seth Wilson has done to help grizzlies thrive.

For Everything There Was A Season: Phenology Shifts in the Tetons

Follow in the footsteps of esteemed biologist Dr. Frank Craighead Jr. with Trevor Bloom and Corinna Riginos.

Improving Large Carnivore Conservation in Europe

Travel to Slovenia with Dr. Seth Wilson and help conserve lynx, brown bears, and wolves.

The Mongolian Wolverine Project

Follow Rebecca Watters through the Mongolian wilderness as she seeks new ways to conserve sensitive species and landscapes.

cows_stormsignals_flcikr_tnThe Mountain Livestock Cooperative

Join Timm Kaminski as he forges new connections between conservationists and traditional ranchers in the American West.

swans_usfws_flickr_tnNorthern Rockies Trumpeter Swan Stewards

Watch as one of North America’s most promising stewardship programs takes flight with Ruth Shea and Drew Reed.

deer_usfws_flickr_tnReducing Roadkill: a Focus on Mule Deer and Golden Eagles in Wyoming

Explore the diverse projects of Corinna Riginos and her crew.

Science Communication: Interpreting Park Service Monitoring Data for Managers and the Public

Tani Hubbard and Allyson Mathis help managers and the public make sense of data from 270 national parks.

wolverine_ntnu_flickr_tnWolverine Ecology and Conservation

Take a peek into the secretive world of wolverines with Jason Wilmot.