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Jesse A. Logan is a Ph.D. ecologist and was the Project Leader for the U.S. Forest Service Westwide Bark Beetle Project. He also was on the faculty of the Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory at Colorado State University, and was a tenured Associate Professor at Virginia Tech in the Departments of Forestry and Entomology. He has published over 100 scientific articles, many about the condition of Yellowstone’s whitebark pine.

Jesse is a Certified Interpretive Guide, a Leave No Trace Instructor, and a Certified Yellowstone Association Naturalist. He currently teaches field seminars for the Yellowstone Association, and works as an Interpretive Guide for Yellowstone Ski Tours, and Beartooth Powder Guides out of Cooke City, MT.


He spends over 100 days a year skiing in Yellowstone’s backcountry, often in whitebark pine forests. In summer he can usually be found somewhere on the Yellowstone river with a fly rod in hand.

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