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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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Beloved Beasts Is A Perfect Read For The West—And Our Time

June 24, 2021

Nijhuis: We've rallied before—and we can again
New important book by Michelle Nijhuis tracks evolution of American conservation and arrives at this conclusion: there is still hope but we have to act now
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Covid Reflections: Before The World Shut Down Sarah DeOpsomer Got Sick

March 28, 2021

A string of covid masks in southwest Montana
A year after the pandemic reached the interior West and brought the globe to a standstill, this Bozeman resident survived her own brush with the virus. Now she looks back
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Exploring The Causes Of Groupthink

February 5, 2021

What are the sparks of groupthink hostilities?
Timothy Tate: What happened at the US Capitol is symptomatic of social anxieties that pervade politics and environmental issues, too
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Is High-Flying Bozeman, Montana Losing The Nature Of Its Place?

November 24, 2020

Does Bozeman have the courage to be different?
Analysis: Is this capital city of Greater Yellowstone, along with Gallatin County, becoming the poster children for how not to develop a wild corner of the American Serengeti?
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Wolf As Avatar: When A Lobo 'Stepson' Takes Over The Pack

September 30, 2020 // Wolves

Meet Mighty Wolf 21
Ted Kerasote review Rick McIntyre's 'The Reign of Wolf 21,' a dramatic sequel to the Yellowstone naturalist's critically-acclaimed debut about the most famous lobos on earth
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Saunders, DeOpsomer Bring Experience In Community, Conservation And Business To MoJo

May 21, 2020

Two dynamos: Emilie and Sarah
From childhoods in Alaska and East Anglia, these dynamic women want journalism to play vital role in shaping Greater Yellowstone's future and deepen citizen stakeholdership
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Ammon Bundy Claims Covid-19 Safety Guidelines Exploited By Government To Attain More Power

April 5, 2020

Like father, like son: Cliven and Ammon Bundy
Betsy Gaines Quammen wrote a book about the Bundys. In Part 2 of an interview with Rebecca Watters, she discusses militants, the search for truth and conservation-minded Mormons
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Coronavirus On The Doorstep: The Pandemic Reaches America’s Isolated Flyover

April 2, 2020

Doctor from another time fighting a pandemic
In a real-life potboiler, Sarah DeOpsomer pens a personal journal about Covid-19's arrival in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and waiting for her own (positive) test results to come in
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The West In A Time Of Conflict: The Bundys, Public Lands And Covid-19

March 30, 2020

Cliven Bundy
Mountain Journal columnist Rebecca Watters interviews Betsy Gaines Quammen about her new book 'American Zion'
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How Can 'We' Better Live In Panic-Stricken Times?

March 28, 2020

Words at Story Mill Park in Bozeman
It's normal to feel stressed out and alone, so what can we do about it? Timothy Tate, Bozeman psychotherapist, shares a few thoughts about creating the transformation we need
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Of God And Guns: How The Sagebrush Rebellion Turned Into A Hotbed Of Armed Modern Radicals

March 24, 2020

A cowboy petroglyph?
In this excerpt from Betsy Gaines Quammen's new book 'American Zion: Cliven Bundy, God & Public Lands in the West,' the author explores how Utah became the center of anti-federalism
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Letter From A Role Model—How To Save Wildlife And People

January 21, 2020

What is the best way to protect an elephant?
In Gorongosa National Park, her country's iconic equivalent of Yellowstone, Gabriela Curtiz becomes the first woman tourism guide in local history. Part 1 in her ongoing series, "Gaby's Journey"
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'Outside Ourselves' Should Be Read By Every Outdoor Recreationist

September 30, 2019

The Bridger Wilderness in Wyoming
Todd Burrit, former wilderness ranger, goes on a long wander in Greater Yellowstone and emerges as a protector
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