Lee Nellis, who wrote the “Tracks” essay in Voices from Yellowstone’s Capstone, was a pioneer of land use planning in the rural West. He has worked with local governments; conservation groups, and land management agencies, as well as teaching at the university level. Lee was elected a Fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners in 2010 in recognition of innovative contributions to rural communities and landscapes throughout the U.S. He took breaks from the constant controversy of western planning to work in Vermont and serve as a guide and ranger in Yellowstone and the surrounding region. He is currently consulting with communities in the Adirondacks and southern Utah. If you’ve read the atlas, you know that Crazy Creek is his favorite place in the Beartooths.
In this webinar, Lee will update the "Tracks: The Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness and Human Migration " chapter in the Atlas, then pose questions about what loving wilderness means in 2023.