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Greater Yellowstone Tourism Soars With No Limits In Sight

April 16, 2022

Is there a pot of tourism gold awaiting at this Yellowstone rainbow?
In conclusion of his series on the evolution of mass tourism in the Yellowstone region, Earle Layser wonders why there's no leadership from local politicians and public land managers?
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Is A Toothless Federal Bureaucracy Devoted To Ecosystem Protection Capable Of Doing Its Job?

March 31, 2022

Development in Jackson Hole is hurting wildlife on both private and public land
What happens when a bunch of federal bureaucratic agencies are thrown together with a mission to protect America's best wildlife ecosystem? Not enough, argues Earle Layser in part two of his series on Yellowstone
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It Started With A Pilgrimage To Wonderland

March 23, 2022

A black bear jam more than half a century ago in Yellowstone
In the first of a three-part series, "Reflections on a Changed and Changing Yellowstone," writer Earle F. Layser remembers his first visit to America's first national park 75 years ago compared to today
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Beyond Rescue: Do We Really Need Cell Phone Coverage In The Wild Backcountry?

January 20, 2021

One of Yellowstone's remotest corners
As cell towers proliferate, allowing the internet and social media to penetrate remote landscapes, how come the public wasn't asked if it's a good idea? 
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Yellowstone Primer: America's Inviolate Nature Preserve Forever Under Siege

December 8, 2020

Yellowstone elk fed by hand
As the country's first national park approaches its 150th birthday in 2022, Earle Layser reminds how its magic never gets a rest
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Will Road "Improvement" Harm A Beloved Corner Of Yellowstone?

October 26, 2020

Yellowstone's Bechler from the air
The Forest Service is upgrading a bumpy old dirt road leading to Yellowstone's magical Bechler. Ecologist Earle Layser says that's not a good thing
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'The Modern West' Explores Struggles Small Towns Face To Survive

September 29, 2020

Bannack, Montana now a ghost town
Wyoming Public Media podcast enters second season with provocative line-up of stories ranging from modern ghost towns to race and communities confronting globalism
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Calling Nature Writers, Poets And Videographers

February 12, 2020

What do you have to say about Greater Yellowstone?
Layser creative writing and journalism fellowship offers $3500 to person who wants to tell Greater Yellowstone stories. Application deadline is March 11, 2020
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Could This Be Your Writing Studio?

February 25, 2019

Fellowship celebrates nature
First-ever Greater Yellowstone Fellowship Offers $3500 to creatively explore America's most iconic ecosystem
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