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Peacock The Firebrand Asks: Is Fighting For Wild Earth Worth It?

May 17, 2022

Peacock during his searching years in Yellowstone
Doug Peacock battles for grizzly conservation, inspired an Ed Abbey character and served as a Green Beret medic in Vietnam. His new memoir is perfect read for summer
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Juggernaut: Industrial Recreation Deepens Its Tear Across America's Wildlands

April 27, 2022

At what point is nature conquered?
Is outdoor recreation Manifest Destiny 2.0?  Get ready, the West is about to experience a rush to expand the outdoor recreation infrastructure like never before. Is that a good thing for nature?
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The Climber-Conservationist Who Literally Put Greater Yellowstone On The Map

December 28, 2021

Rick Reese atop Mount Moran
As advocates for the Yellowstone region go, Rick Reese ranks right up there with the most impactful of all time. His legacy is written in the abundant wildlife and healthy landscapes we value today
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In The Bull's Eye: A Human Swarm Is Overwhelming The Yellowstone Region

July 20, 2021

Greater Yellowstone is a bull's eye for growth
Amid unprecedented development and outdoor recreation pressure, three experts say new strategies urgently needed to save America's most famous wildlife ecosystem
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John Potter Brings New Nature Cartoon To Mountain Journal

February 3, 2021

Potter and friend in Red Lodge
Each Wednesday, in "It's All Relative," the Montana fine artist will explore issues shaping Greater Yellowstone and the West with sardonic truth
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When White People Stopped Indigenous Elk Hunts In Jackson Hole

October 1, 2020

Two Crow riders
Frontier racism and injustice prompted legal action that still ripples across America involving native hunting and fishing rights.  Red Lodge writer John Clayton takes a deep dive
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Devils Tower Vs. Bear Lodge: How A Name Shapes The Way Westerners Approach Holy Ground

June 16, 2020

Bear Lodge a.k.a. Devils Tower
Just because one culture dismisses the sacredness of a site does that mean it isn't? A young climber reflects on native reverence for a monolith that mountaineers regard as a fine place to play
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What If The Lakota Had Wiped Lewis And Clark Off The Map?

June 15, 2020

Lewis and Clark heading into indigenous homelands
It could have happened. A descendent in the same blood line as Crazy Horse reflects on the Corps of Discovery staying alive and William Clark's racist attitudes
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30 By 30: Indigenous Communities Taking Lead In Addressing Climate Change, Protecting Wildlife

May 29, 2020

Kendall Edmo defends the Badger-Two Medicine
30 X 30: New report from the Wyss Foundation highlights First Nations leaders in our own back yard and around the world
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With 'Cold Country' A New Writing Star Is Born

March 24, 2020

Is 'Cold Country' headed to the big screen?
Behind the pages: Charlie Denison interviews Montana writer Russell Rowland about a novel set in Paradise Valley
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Millennial Tapped To Lead Major Greater Yellowstone-Based Research Group

November 24, 2019

Ben Williamson
Ben Williamson of the Northern Rockies Conservation Cooperative has ideas that challenge the way his elders have approached conservation. Read the MoJo interview
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Standby Snow: Chronicles of a Heatwave, Chapter One

September 6, 2019

Standby Snow, Chapter One
Mountain Time Arts takes on climate change by making it visceral, not abstract, for Greater Yellowstoneans
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Putting Pendley In Charge Of BLM Reveals Trump's True Radical Agenda For The West?

August 19, 2019

Pendley takes over BLM
Columnist Tim Crawford says if you worried about former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, Pendley is more frightening
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Why More Heat Means The End Of The Predictable World As We Know It

February 13, 2019

Warming is being hastened by feedback loops
By not confronting the causes of climate change, we're setting ourselves up for huge economic and ecological impacts. A comprehensive analysis by Lance Olsen on this and the Green New Deal
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