Jeff Copeland – The Real Deal

Jeff Copeland: the "Real Deal"
Jeff Copeland: the "Real Deal"

During his visit to the our area, author Doug Chadwick described Jeff Copeland as “the Real Deal”. This was Chadwick’s way of saying that when it comes to understanding gulo gulo there is one person who really stands out, who comes as close to understanding these reclusive members of the mustelids better than any one else: Jeff Copeland.

Copeland was the lead research biologist in charge of the Glacier Wolverine Study profiled in Chadwick’s book “The Wolverine Way”.  Copeland has made the study of Wolverines his life’s work.  No one knows these critters better.

For all you Wolverine Fans and aficionados – now’s your chance to meet the “Real Deal”.  Jeff Copeland will be making a presentation to our friends at the Audubon Society on Tuesday April 12th in Coeur d’Alene. Open to the public, free of charge at the Lutheran Church on Ramsey.  Click on the poster for a larger one with full details.

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About The Author:

Phil Hough is the Executive Director of the Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness.

He has hiked the "triple crown": the Appalachian Trail, Continental Divide Trail and the Pacific Crest trail (twice). He has also paddled the length of the Yukon river. Phil's love of wilderness guides him as he works to save the incrediblly wild Scotchman Peaks, one of the last and largest roadless places in northern Idaho and western Montana.

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