Hoback River, WY | Scott Bosse Three months ago, we announced a tentative deal to spare western Wyoming’s Hoback River from industrial scale gas drilling – if we could raise $8.75 million to buy out a Texas energy company’s oil and ga… Read more »
Scott works with local citizens, sportsmen, businesses, elected officials and conservation organizations to build support for river protection efforts in Montana, Wyoming and eastern Idaho.
Scott joined American Rivers in 2009. Prior to that he spent eight years as director of aquatic conservation for the Greater Yellowstone Coalition, and four years as conservation scientist for Idaho Rivers United. His proudest achievement was passing federal legislation that permanently protected nearly 400 miles of the Snake River and its tributaries around Jackson Hole by including them in the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.
M.S. in Environmental Studies from the University of Montana (1993), B.A. in Geography and Political Science from the University of Vermont (1987)Snake River
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Hoback River | Scott BosseSave an acre forever » It’s pretty rare that we ever get the opportunity to save a slice of heaven for $150 an acre. But on one of my favorite rivers – the Hoback in Wyoming – you can do just that. The Hoback isn… Read more »
Hoback River, WY | Scott Bosse Over the last two years, the Hoback River in western Wyoming has climbed from #7 to #5 in our America’s Most Endangered Rivers® report due to the threat of industrial-scale gas drilling in its headwaters. Today, the… Read more »
North Fork of the Flathead River, MT | Scott Bosse The decades long battle over whether to develop the mineral wealth underlying one of North America’s most wildlife-rich river corridors is finally over.Last week, The Nature Conservancy of Montan… Read more »
Take Action to Protect theHoback River Send a letter to PXP today asking them to donate or sell their gas leases to a conservation buyer! What would the American public think if energy companies proposed drilling for oil in Yellowstone National Park?… Read more »
After pouring through nearly 60,000 public comments on a proposed gas drilling project at the headwaters of the Hoback River in western Wyoming, the Bridger-Teton National Forest came to a stark realization – none of the drilling alternatives in… Read more »
Thanksgiving may still be a few days away, but here in Montana we’re already feeling in a thankful mood. That’s because last week, the British Columbian parliament passed a new law that permanently bans all forms of mining and oil and gas… Read more »
Here in southwest Montana, fall marks the end of the busy tourist season and the best time of the year to float down your favorite local river while casting a fly to aggressive brown trout and gazing in awe at the brilliant yellow cottonwood trees and… Read more »
Spring has finally sprung in Montana, which for ranchers means it’s time for one of the most cherished social events of the year – branding parties. Rancher-turned-Governor Brian Schweitzer put a new twist on the centuries old tradition whe… Read more »
March 30, 2009 was a glorious day for Wyoming river advocates. That’s the day President Obama signed into law a massive public lands bill that granted federal Wild and Scenic designation to 13 rivers and 400 river miles in Wyoming’s Snake… Read more »