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Once Fierce Rivals, Bradley and Racicot Meet In West's Radical Middle

August 3, 2022

Two rivals flank an Independent in the middle
Dorothy Bradley, a Montanan who narrowly lost to Marc Racicot in governor's race, has penned book of reflections on what she thinks is missing from American politics
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Searching For The 'Other Bob' Behind Dylan

April 25, 2022

Dylan playing at the Civil Rights March in Washington DC, summer 1963
In 1968, writer Toby Thompson set out for Hibbing, Minnesota on a quest to find out how Robert Zimmerman became Bob Dylan. He met the legend's high school sweetheart who inspired a Dylan song
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Interior Secretary Deb Haaland Speaks Up On Wolves, But Is It Enough?

February 8, 2022

A gray wolf in Yellowstone
Tribes, conservation groups, even former Fish and Wildlife Service director say she should emergency re-list wolves with federal protection. Why does she balk?
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Prominent Scientists Push Back Against Delisting Grizzly Bears: Op-Ed

January 13, 2022

Grizzly 399 and one of her recent cubs
When it comes to assessing biological recovery of grizzlies, who is better informed—people who study wildlife for a living or governors and legislators who dislike grizzlies and wolves?
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Scientists Say Gianforte's Anti-Wolf, Anti-Grizzly Policies In Montana Have No Scientific Basis

October 2, 2021 // Wildlife, Wolves, Yellowstone

Wolves and grizzlies target of Montana's anti-predator laws
Prominent group of wildlife professionals with 1,500 years of experience condemn Montana's new laws targeting wolves. Already pups from popular Yellowstone wolf pack have been killed
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Montana Wolf Policies Are Destroying State's Reputation As Beacon For Wildlife Management

September 26, 2021 // Montana, Wolves

Yellowstone wolves have already been needlessly killed
Seven respected former wildlife commissioners, all hunters, condemn Montana governor and lawmakers for their callous, unscientific promotion of wolf slaughter 
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A Late Bloomer Writes Her Wild Heart

September 20, 2021 // Writing About Nature

Carolyn Hopper in Glacier Park
With two memoirs and a new book of nature poetry under her belt, Carolyn Keith Hopper has come a long way from growing up in the hometown of Thoreau, Emerson and Hawthorne
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In Marley's Memory, He Chooses Survival

July 13, 2021

He credits grizzlies with giving him a reason to live
After suffering the devastating loss of his young daughter, Brad Orsted fell into bleak darkness—then the grizzly-inhabited wild country of Greater Yellowstone led him back into the light
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Is 'Wildland Conservation' That Does Not Emphasize Wildlife Really Conservation?

April 28, 2021

Well-known artists, writers fill volume edited by Katie Christiansen
Delightful new 'Artist's Field Guide To Yellowstone' offers inspiring reasons to care about protecting wildlife in Lower 48's famous bioregion 

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Elk River Writers Workshop Brings Stellar Guest Faculty To Paradise Valley

March 29, 2021

Workshop Director CMarie Fuhrman in the elements
The 2021 conference, set for Chico Hot Springs, will explore not only the craft of writing but contemporary issues. An interview with the Elk River Writers Workshop Director CMarie Fuhrman 
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What's Our Role In Saving Greater Yellowstone?

March 1, 2021

Migrating elk, one of Greater Yellowstone's wildlife wonders
Every one of us, who feels connected to America's 'wildlife Serengeti,' needs to rally or the wildness we treasure here will be lost
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He Set Out For A Long Walk Down Roadkill Highway

October 12, 2020

Scott Poindexter on the road
Scott Poindexter is crossing the country to raise awareness for wildlife crossings. During a pit stop in Greater Yellowstone, he assessed the grim toll
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Griz Expert Says 'Mountain Bikes Are A Grave Threat To Bears'

May 26, 2020

A Greater Yellowstone grizzly
When it comes to safeguarding bears, scientists say wilderness-caliber lands, free of riders, are important to bruin persistence and that of other wildland species
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Will Montana’s Senate Race Become A National Bellwether?

February 24, 2020

Cora Neumann out for a walk in Paradise Valley
Cora Neumann, a first-time candidate who worked with First Ladies on both sides of the political aisle, aims to unseat one of the richest lawmakers on Capitol Hill
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