Sanders, nationally known naturalist and guide owns Yellowstone Outdoor Adventures, the sole enterprise dedicated
to providing educational programs, guided tours, slide shows and
articles about grizzlies, wolves and other biological functions
in Yellowstone. With the focus on preservation through education.
Officially licensed with the park service to conduct hiking and
photography tours within Yellowstone Park.
Montana State University, Kevin worked on the Gallatin Grizzly Project
conducting grizzly bear habitat transects, reconnaissance, habitat
sampling, habitat selection observations and non-reward camera station
field work helping research the effects of forest clearcutting and
use of forest service roads on grizzly bear behavior, habitat use,
In the late
90's, Kevin began designing a residential bear proof trash can using
the Grizzly Bear Discovery Center in West Yellowstone as the testing
center. A highly bear resistant
can was finally developed with Bear
Proof Inc. which was tested in early May, 2002 and passed all
a self published hiking guide as well as a bear safety guide to
the Gallatin and Beaverhead National Forests. For 13 straight years
he wrote a weekly column for the "Lone Peak Lookout" at which point
he said " I woke up one morning and felt like I had said everything
I needed to say" and has only contributed rarely since. He is an
accomplished wildlife/scenic photographer and many of his shots
have appeared in print throughout the years. He is also a prior
faculty member for the National Wilderness and Travel Medicine Association.
In 1992, while
working with Busch Productions during filming of "Great Bears of
North America" and "Great Bears of Yellowstone" Kevin photographed
the first wolf in Yellowstone seen since they were removed in the
1992 until 2004 Kevin taught continuing education courses including:
"Grizzly Bear Biology and Behavior" and "Wolf Biology and Physiology"
through the University of Montana at Dillon, and occasionally through
Rocky Mountain College. Over the years Kevin has also spent much
of his time educating elementary school children about the wonders
along the banks of the Gallatin River near Big Sky and Bozeman Montana
where he spends an average of 325 days a year in Yellowstone Park
guiding, teaching, photographing and observing wildlife and the
unique geological features of the park.
Yellowstone Outdoor Adventures!
64995 Gallatin Road
Gallatin Gateway, MT. 59730
(406) 763-5117 --Contact
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