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Tania with her two new cubs shortly after their birth. The first jaguars born in decades in Iberá, their arrival was a major milestone for the Jaguar Reintroduction Program. When they’re released into the wild—hopefully within two and a half years—they’ll have access to 650,000 acres of habitat teeming with caimans, capybaras and other native food sources. Photo: Courtesy Tompkins Conservation

Rewilding Iberá

By Sebastián Di Martino   |   Oct 3, 2018 October 3, 2018

It’s spring in the wetlands of Iberá, and two young jaguar cubs appear filled with trepidation and curiosity as they follow their mother, Tania, into the water for their first swim. Aramí, which means “little sky” in the native Guaraní language, and Mbareté, or “strong,” are the first cubs born… Read More

Photo: Karina Sporring

Iberá National Park

By Rose Marcario, CEO   |   Oct 3, 2016 October 3, 2016

I am writing to announce the donation of 375,000 acres to the Argentine government to create the new Iberá National Park in Argentina, and to ask you to join with me to celebrate Kris Tompkins and her team’s remarkable achievement. Their donation is contiguous to the 1,375,000-acre… Read More

Photo: Håkan Stenlund

Blame It on the Trout

By Håkan Stenlund   |   Jun 9, 2016 June 9, 2016

At first light, a toucan comes flying over the patio and sits in an old tree in front of the house. The bird stares at me as I have my first sip of coffee. Then another toucan lands in the tree, followed by a whole flock. I get up and… Read More

Colin Haley walking out from a false start, with the Fitz Roy massif behind. Photo: Kelly Cordes

Tango

By Kelly Cordes   |   Oct 7, 2011 October 7, 2011

Early winter in Estes Park, tourist season finally over and the town asleep, I stood in an empty backroom at a local bar. “Tango,” said Jay, “is the dance of passion. It’s a dramatic cat-and-mouse game – teasing back-and-forth, graceful, seductive.” It’s so fun being a beginner. My girlfriend… Read More

Solitaire: World Premiere in Denver, Sept. 15

Solitaire: World Premiere in Denver, Sept. 15

By Nick Waggoner   |   Sep 13, 2011 September 13, 2011

Cleanest Line readers have been joining Sweetgrass Productions on their journey to produce their most ambitious film to date, Solitaire through their series “On the Road With Solitaire.” The movie opens this week, September 15th, at Denver’s Gothic Theatre. Watch the trailer… Read More

On the Road with Solitaire, Episode 4 – Low Tide

On the Road with Solitaire, Episode 4 – Low Tide

By Nick Waggoner   |   May 24, 2011 May 24, 2011

“When you land in a freeride mecca and things are neither free, nor rideable, what’s a guy to do? It was time to make lemons into lemonade.” The fourth in a series of posts from Nick Waggoner and the crew at Sweetgrass Productions. They’re currently hard at work… Read More