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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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Outrage in Wyoming Erupts Over Public-Land Auction

December 6, 2023 // OPINION: Op-ed

The 200-mile Path of the Pronghorn passes right through the 640-acre Kelly parcel
A pristine piece of public land within Grand Teton National Park is on the auction block. It could go to the highest bidder Dec. 7.
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To Protect a Section of Precious Land

November 3, 2023 // OPINION: Essay

The spectacular view from the Kelly parcel looking southwest
Why would Wyoming put a wildlife-rich 640-acre land parcel up for auction? Hint: Big money.
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The Past 30 Years in Yellowstone, Part 1: Cameron Sholly

October 24, 2023 // Interview Series

Cam Sholly is entering year six as superintendent of Yellowstone National Park
In the first of this MoJo interview series with four superintendents of America’s first national park, Cam Sholly discusses wildlife, visitation, Covid and the 2022 floods
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A Small Exercise in Hope for Greater Yellowstone

October 9, 2023 // Opinion

A bee forages on an invasive musk thistle (Carduus nutans) bloom
In trying to rid an area of invasive plants, MoJo columnist Susan Marsh explains how even small acts of conservation count
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In Memory of Greater Yellowstone Conservation Leader Hank Phibbs

October 6, 2023 // News

Hank Phibbs of Jackson Hole passed away on Oct. 4
Phibbs was a deft attorney, gifted musician, avid outdoorsman and longtime advocate of Greater Yellowstone
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A 'Greater Yellowstone National Park': Is It So Far-Fetched?

August 8, 2023

A greater version of Yellowstone fit for the 21st century?
To save America's most iconic wildlife ecosystem, two prominent conservationists say in this op-ed that today's epic challenges must be met with grander bolder thinking. If not this, then what?
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Bear Tags As Revenue Generators: How Much Will Wyoming Make Bringing Back Griz Hunt?

July 26, 2023

One of Grizzly 399's original three cubs, 587
One of the arguments states use in pushing for grizzly delisting is bringing back a trophy season to help them recoup money they've spent on bear recovery. Does the premise add up?
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Who Really Is Footing The Tab For Wildlife Conservation In The West?

July 25, 2023

Who should have biggest sway in determining fate of species
For decades, hunters and anglers have claimed they're the economic bulwarks for protecting species. But is it true? Also: Is it time that outdoor recreation users be asked to pay taxes on gear?
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