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Wyoming Road Failure Reveals Housing Crisis

June 18, 2024 // OPINION: Op-ed

On June 8, a section of Highway 22 over Teton Pass collapsed in a massive landslide
Writers on the Range contributor Molly Absolon looks at the Teton Pass highway catastrophe and its impact on Jackson and its neighboring communities.
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Are Toxic Agrichemicals Forcing Rapid Evolution in Yellowstone Elk?

June 14, 2024 // NEWS: Feature

Pesticides and fertilizers may have caused deformities in Greater Yellowstone wildlife
New research suggests hazardous chemicals like pesticides and fertilizers used in farming, more so than wolves, contributed to a decline in Greater Yellowstone elk and other ruminants.
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Squeezing the Waterways in Greater Yellowstone

June 12, 2024 // OPINION: Column

Jackson, Wyoming. As they built it, they did come.
As Jackson Hole swells with development, MoJo columnist Susan Marsh writes that waterways like Flat Creek need our attention.
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Wolf Whacking Must Go

May 14, 2024 // OPINION: Op-ed

A lone female wolf trudges through the snow near Tower Junction in Yellowstone's Northern Range
On the heels of a wolf that was tortured and killed in Wyoming, Mountain Journal columnist Franz Camenzind says laws need to change.
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Bears Emerge from Slumber in Greater Yellowstone

May 2, 2024 // NEWS: In Short

A grizzly bear near Roaring Mountain, Yellowstone National Park
As bruins make spring entrance in the GYE, federal agencies announce the reintroduction of grizzlies in the North Cascades.
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What Dreams May Come

April 29, 2024 // MoJo Interview

The host of the "Who Runs This Park?" podcast in her element: Nature.
Maddie Pellman, host of the ‘Who Runs This Park?’ podcast, discusses how dreaming big delivered her dream job.
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Wyoming Legislative Session Brings Conservation ‘Wins and Losses’

March 21, 2024 // NEWS: Dispatch

The 640-acre Kelly Parcel was slated for public auction before the action was postponed in December amid public outcry
Conservation organizations celebrated an amendment to the state budget authorizing land managers to sell the Kelly Parcel to the National Park Service for $100 million. Some bills are more worrisome.
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Banishing the Tukudika

March 10, 2024 // FEATURE: History

Today and yesterday: the Yellowstone Revealed project depicted the historic and current presence of Indigenous people in Greater Yellowstone
In 1879, Yellowstone superintendent Philetus Norris made a fateful call that epitomized the park’s relationship with Indigenous people—and thus with the world.

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Premiere of the Queen

February 15, 2024 // NEWS: Dispatch

As a 25-year-old mother in 2020, Grizzly 399 emerged from hibernation with four cubs
Grizzly 399 is the most famous bear in the world. The new film, 399: Queen of the Tetons, makes its world premiere at Missoula’s Documentary Film Festival on Feb. 16
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Homeward Bound

January 19, 2024 // NEWS: Film Review

Mule deer migrate hundreds of miles to winter grounds from Grand Teton National Park
A new documentary released by the Wyoming Migration Initiative chronicles the travel and travails of Grand Teton mule deer.
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A Remarkable Year

December 26, 2023 // OPINION: Essay

The Teton range and the peaceful solitude of a closing year
In her poignant essay, MoJo columnist Susan Marsh reminds us of the important things in life as she reflects on the past year: to be bold, to be gracious, and to remember that the more we give, the more we receive.
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Where the Rudder Meets the Road

December 22, 2023 // NEWS: Feature

Our roads have disrupted wildlife migrations and ecosystems in ways we didn’t understand when we built them
In his new book, Crossings, author Ben Goldfarb charts a course through the complicated intersection of roads and ecology.
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Two Wyoming Elk Feedgrounds in Limbo Amid CWD Concerns

December 21, 2023 // NEWS: In Short

Wyoming Game and Fish manages 22 elk feedgrounds across the state
As Wyoming Game and Fish assesses the viability of two Wyoming elk feedgrounds, concerns over the spread of chronic wasting disease at forefront.
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The 'Unprecedented' Decline of a Wyoming Pronghorn Herd

December 15, 2023 // NEWS: Dispatch

Heavy snows, coupled with a lethal bacteria rare to Wyoming, hit the state's Sublette pronghorn herd hard last winter
A brutal winter and rare respiratory bacteria killed thousands of pronghorn on one of the nation's longest migration routes. Now what?
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