"Satellites In The High Country" On Monday's Access Utah

Sep 21, 2015

“In New Mexico's Gila Wilderness, 106 Mexican gray wolves may be some of the most monitored wildlife on the planet. Collared, microchipped, and transported by helicopter ... once a symbol of the wild, these wolves have come to illustrate the demise of wilderness in this Human Age. ... And yet, the howl of an unregistered wolf—half of a rogue pair—splits the night. If you know where to look, you'll find that much remains untamed, and even today, wildness can remain a touchstone for our relationship with the rest of nature.” That’s journalist and adventurer Jason Mark writing in his new book “Satellites in the High Country: Searching for the Wild in the Age of Man.” He says that wildness is wily as a coyote: you have to be willing to track it to understand the least thing about it. Today on the program Jason Mark joins us for the hour.

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