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The Eternal Sacred Dwells In This Moment

June 4, 2022 // Indigenous Knowledge, Poetry

Young Tarahumara sisters (pastel by George Carlson)
Lois Red Elk writes and speaks using the ancient human language of the continent. In her latest poem, she offers a universal truth: Be present and aware in the here and now
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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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Crow Hip Hopper Supaman Drives A DeLorean Into Past Carrying Earth Day Message

April 22, 2022

Supaman is becoming a superstar
If  you could time travel and carry an environmental message to your ancestors, what would you say? Supaman goes back to the future, reminding young people why they need to care for the Earth
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Protecting The Environment Per The State Constitution? An Expert On The Law Says 'Not!'

April 10, 2022

Beyond natural: algae blooms on the Gallatin River
Opinion: A retired Montana Supreme Court justice says his state is going backward, not forward, in safeguarding the lands and waters that generations of both parties fought to preserve 
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'Gunfight' Is One Of The Most Important Books You May Ever Read About Guns In America

December 22, 2021

What Ryan Busse loves to do when he's not writing
Ryan Busse, a Montana hunter, was once a gun industry executive who helped create the uncivil war over firearms in America. Now he's trying to change the discourse before it's too late
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A Storm Front Moves Into Red State Wyoming

September 14, 2021 // Politics, Wyoming

Is Wyoming's referendum on Trump tearing Republicans apart?
Liz Cheney says she is fighting for truth and country but why do facts often evade her when it comes to honest discourse about environmental issues? That's a topic for MoJo's The Week That Is
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Last Trek Of The Human Wolverine

August 17, 2021

Until the end he had a twinkle in his eyes for wild country
Joe Gutkoski, a legendary American conservationist, has passed away. Is his style of relentless advocacy for wildlife and wild places the only hope Greater Yellowstone has for keeping its nature from being tamed?
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Dead Griz Along Yellowstone River Now Subject Of Poaching Investigation

June 30, 2021

Griz 394 now subject of poaching probe
The body of Grizzly 394, a 25-year-old male, attracted lots of human photo ops in Gardiner but now is a criminal case after someone removed its head and claws, officials say
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With Color, Flato Has A Magic Touch

June 29, 2021

Paradise Valley Cloud by Malou Flato
Artist Malou Flato, known nationally for her mixed media explorations of nature, shines in a new showing of oil paintings devoted to Paradise Valley, Montana
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Paean For A Yellowstone Elder

June 10, 2021

After a quarter century he is at permanent rest
After an old grizzly has a final tussle with a rival just outside Yellowstone, George Bumann offers a few worlds in tribute
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'To Reach The Spring' Is A Wake Up Call For Ecosystem And Planet

April 15, 2021

What do we take away from an Old Faithful eruption?
Charlie Quimby reviews Nathaniel Popkin's thought-provoking new book which asks: How and why are we programmed to gluttonously consume Earth's resources, including wildness?
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Four Bold Ideas To Save Greater Yellowstone (And Certain To Make Some Squirm)

March 15, 2021

Nature and former ag lands going, going gone
Lee Nellis first wrote in Mountain Journal about the failures of conservation. Now he wants to provoke a real discussion about how not to become Colorado. Are we ready to take aversive action?
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Are Hunters Still Leading Wildlife Conservation in America?

March 8, 2021

Teddy Roosevelt the young hunter
In MoJo's The Week That Is, Wilkinson and Sadler talk about how declines in hunter numbers nationwide are creating budget challenges for states
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