The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem is known internationally for its wildlife. With the arrival of Chronic Wasting Disease looming, the epicenter of a deadly outbreak would be western Wyoming and the home to America's "national elk herd". Part 2 in Mountain Journal's series looking at the coming wildlife plague.
October 17, 2017 // Science, Public Lands, Wildlife
October 8, 2017 // Chronic Wasting Disease, Science, Public Lands, Wildlife
Mountain Journal's special multi-part series on Chronic Wasting Disease and the potential dangers it poses to Greater Yellowstone's unparalleled wildlife and the specter of risk to human health. Part 1: Greater Yellowstone's Coming PlagueRead More
October 5, 2017 // Climate Change, Science, Public Lands, Growth—Good, Bad & Ugly, Wildlife, Politics
The deepening impacts of climate change and human population pressure are just two of the titanic forces shaping the future of America's most iconic wildland ecosystem. Are we capable of confronting the threats happening right before our eyes? Do we see them? First part in an ongoing series called Greater Yellowstone: The Big Picture.
October 3, 2017 // Forest Service, Public Lands
For Susan Marsh, who donned a Forest Service uniform, mountains were her medicine and protecting wilderness a way of giving back to her countryRead More
September 28, 2017 // Opinion, Public Lands
Barry Reiswig—a backcountry horseman, hunter, angler and former civil servant —pushes back against what he calls "the radical agenda" of Interior Secretary Ryan ZinkeRead More
September 8, 2017 // Public Lands
Writer Liam Diekmann in his debut column for Mountain Journal reflects on some of the greatest gifts his Father, the late conservationist Alex Diekmann, gave him.,Read More