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Cougars & Tidepools: Alumna Writes on NW Wildlife

In the course of two days last month, SGS alumna Kylie Mohr (Class of 2012) had major articles published on National Geographic’s website and The Atlantic website. “Cougars are ambushing and killing wolves — and no one knows why” is her investigation of these rare kills being more common in Washington state than other parts of the West. “What happens when the heat repeats?” looks at how intertidal ecosystems along the Northwest coast are trying to recover from the 2021 “Heat Dome” while summer temperatures continue to climb. Read her full National Geographic article and The Atlantic article.

Kylie is a correspondent for High Country News and a freelance journalist, based in northwestern Montana. She writes about wildfire, conservation, climate change, wildlife, water and public lands. Her bylines include NPR, CNN, High Country News, WIRED, Scientific American, Slate, Mother Jones, Popular Science and more. Kylie is a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists and Outdoor Writers Association of America.