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Twilight Of The Yellowstone Winterkeepers

December 24, 2022 // Yellowstone

Portrait of Steven Fuller by Neal Herbert/National Park Service
With 50 years of solitude, Steven Fuller is a living legend in Yellowstone and an endangered 21st-century icon
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An Interview With Yellowstone Winterkeeper Steve Fuller

December 22, 2022

Steve Fuller in his element
When the snow piles up and the remote interior of Yellowstone is buffeted with minus 50 windchills, Fuller says it's his favorite time to dwell in wonderland
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From Humble Roots to Global Green Giants

December 12, 2022

Friends with vision in the Tetons: Jane Goodall and Yvon Chouinard
Yvon Chouinard and Jane Goodall exude a spirit of selfless wildlife conservation that put Jackson Hole and Greater Yellowstone on the map
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Doug Peacock Calls Out Loss Of Mother Griz And Cubs In Idaho

December 8, 2022

A Greater Yellowstone grizzly mother and cub
The longtime grizzly conservation activist argues in this opinion piece that fed, state actions are undermining their push to delist bears
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Yellowstone: Icon of Infamy or Convenient Scapegoat?

December 5, 2022

A family of Sheepeaters (Tukudika) photographed west of Yellowstone in 1871
Montana writer Todd Burritt pens a scathing review of Megan Kate Nelson's portrayal of America's first national park in her book 'Saving Yellowstone'
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Would New Recreation Bill Bring Negative Impacts to Wildlife and Sensitive Public Lands?

November 10, 2022

Packing them in: Jenny Lake in the Tetons has become a symbol of crowding in national parks
It's called the "America's Recreation Act of 2022." Retired Forest Service veteran and MoJo columnist Susan Marsh says building bigger parking lots no answer for crowding problems

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Why 'Yellowstone' Rancher John Dutton Says 'Progress' Is Destroying The Wild Rural West

October 27, 2022

The "balance" between private land development and conservation is landing hard on some of America's most famous wildlife populations
The only way Greater Yellowstone, America's most iconic wildlife ecosystem, stands a chance of being saved is if there's a game plan. Glaringly, none now exists
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'Wild' Horses: Are There 'Too Many' In The West?

September 26, 2022

A wild horse in central Wyoming
Few topics stir more passion. In Writers on the Range, Ted Williams and Scott Beckstead debate wild horse management
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Finding Gratitude (Amid The Welter Of Not Knowing What To Do)

September 5, 2022

Nature can re-create us
Are you feeling overwhelmed by the threats to wildness? As Susan Marsh reminds, the first step toward preservation is appreciating what's in front of you
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Win Or Lose, Liz Cheney's Legacy In American History Will Be Non Sibi Sed Patriae

August 16, 2022

Not so long ago, prior to Jan. 6, 2021, Liz Cheney defended Trump
In this op-ed, Tom Sadler reflects on Wyoming's Republican primary and what Lincoln, Roosevelt, Ike and Reagan would make of Harriet Hageman
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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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Marsh: With Wild Land, We Must Nurture More Than We Take

July 19, 2022

Hidden revelations abound in Marsh's new book of poetry
In "The Earth Has Been Too Generous," Susan Marsh writes of Nature's healing power. In our interview, she also offers insights into former employer, the US Forest Service 
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Unthinkable Disaster: Sweep Of Yellowstone Likely Closed To Tourism For Remainder of 2022

June 14, 2022

Historic north entrance to Yellowstone obliterated
Park Supt. Cam Sholly says damage caused by roaring rivers to roads puts northern part of park out of commission just as busy 150th anniversary/summer season getting under way
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Grizzlies Around Yellowstone Are Entering A Big Squeeze

May 16, 2022

Grizzly 399 and four cubs, with whom she recently parted company
Past research shows bears are sensitive to small amounts of habitat intrusion by recreation and development. But what's the impact now as both of those go boom?
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