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grand canyon
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1910 fire blowdown
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1910 fire foundry
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Bryce Canyon National Park. Courtesy of the National Park Service.
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Desert lake
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Branch home lake with kids
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A dog swims in mountain lake. (c) Karen Nichols.
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rough and ready, ca
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house fire
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Campaign photo of Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont.
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Oahu tree snails by Endangered Species Day 2013 Youth Art Contest Semi-finalist, Sophia Cleek.
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Rep. Steve Daines speaks at a House republican leadership press conference.
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Arches NP
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Rigs on the Blackfeet nation
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Rigs on the Blackfeet nation, by Tony Bynum
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Rigs on the Blackfeet nation, by Tony Bynum
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Oil rig aerial by Tony Bynum
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Beau ears
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English setter puppy
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Beau rattler
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Beau Skin
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Biking in Saguaro NP
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Bikers in Arches NP
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Blackfeet Women Against Fracking
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Browns Canyon Colorado
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Buffalo Soldiers in Yosemite, 1899. Courtesy of the Yosemite Research Library.
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Colorado Plateau map. Courtesy of the BLM.
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CO river ag
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Canyonlands National Park. Courtesy of Heather Hansen.
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Cape Cod march
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The author's younger daughter with a cute chick.
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Climate Adaptation Strategy report. Courtesy of the USFWS.
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Colstrip, Montana power plant
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Conundrum hot springs
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Trio of coyote pups denning near the Ranting Hill.
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Doug Seus and his most famous movie bear, Bart.
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Grizzly bear forepaw print on the Flathead National Forest, Dec. 2012. (c) Ben Long
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December bear track
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Kids on Sand Mountain
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Caroline on dune
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Mike on dune
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Sand dune sunset
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Deadman's Diversion Dam aerial
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Eva Smith, American Latino Blogger Tour. Courtesy of the NPS.
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National Park fee booths. Courtesy of the NPS.
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Prescribed burn forest
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Map of proposed Greater Canyonlands National Monument. Courtesy of the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance.
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Hanson and Mom in Galapagos
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Glen Canyon Dam, 1966. Courtesy of the State of Utah.
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Satellite image of the Ranting Hill, with tiny lawn, surrounded by juniper-dotted sagebrush ocean.
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Goshute pipeline map
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Grizzly bear cubs. Courtesy of the NPS.
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Grizzly bear tracks. Courtesy of NPS.
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High Park Fire
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High Park Fire Smoke Plume
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High Park Fire Smoke Plume 620 px
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Hotshot
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One of the author's beers of choice, "Icky" Ipa from Great Basin brewers.
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The author looking into the eyes of the sea monster that he and his daughters created.
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The author and his daughters with their sea monster art.
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The head of the sea monster art created by the author and his daughters.
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The author and his daughters with their sea monster art.
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The author's new vanity plate. Courtesy Michael Branch.
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The Road Captain's uniform.
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The new Road Captain at work.
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Instagram 1
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Instagram 2
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Instagram 3
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jaguar
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Trogloraptor spider
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Spotted owl, by Endangered Species Day 2013 Youth Art Contest Semi-finalist, Ann C. Sonu.
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The revised, proposed route of the KXL pipeline. Courtesy of the U.S. Dept. of State.
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Kootenai Electric
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Branch tree house
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branch treehouse 2
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Sign for Misfits Flat. Photo by Michael Branch.
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Michael Branch's photo of the same location.
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Michael Branch's friend Cheryll re-enacting the shot.
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Michael Branch's photo of the same location.
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Labyrinth Canyon. Courtesy of the BLM.
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Lawnchair Larry
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Lead shot in bald eagle
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Lower Yosemite Falls. Courtesy of the National Park Service.
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Lynx FWS
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Mark Twain called the Washoe Zephyr wind in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada eastern slopes “by no means a trifling matter.”
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Merced River and Half Dome. Courtesy of the National Park Service.
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Wildlife advocates say that the Fish and Wildlife Service’s proposed changes to wolf management would not allow for sufficient recovery of the Mexican gray wolf, one of which is pictured here.
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Mexican spotted owls
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Michael Branch walking and reading near his home in western Nevada.
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Scene from The Misfits.
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Watermarked photo of the Santa Rita Range, near Tucson.
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Nevada desert
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Obama bumper sticker
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Caroline in juniper tree
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caroline fists up