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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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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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Gov. Lionheart? How Montana's Greg Gianforte Harvested A Yellowstone Cougar

March 3, 2022

A treed cougar in Yellowstone like the one taken by Gianforte
The Montana governor's spokeswoman refused to answer questions after word spread of Greg Gianforte taking a cougar near the same place where he felled a Yellowstone wolf in a trap
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Montana Governor Dodged Accountability After He Shot Yellowstone Research Lion Out Of Tree

March 2, 2022

A treed cougar in Yellowstone like the one taken by Gianforte
The governor's spokeswoman refused to do her job in answering questions after rumors spread of Greg Gianforte shooting a cougar near same place where he killed a Yellowstone wolf in a trap 
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Is Montana Entering New Dark Age of Unaccountable Government?

February 20, 2022

Politicians: what does their oath to uphold public trust mean?
Jim Nelson, a retired state Supreme Court Justice, says democracy is being undermined by elected officials at all levels who are dodging their constitutional oath to keep citizens informed
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Feeling A Deeper Grief When Winter Doesn't Come

February 5, 2022

In winter, without snow and cold, rural Western roads yield even less relief
In her new poem "Mile Marker 605," Lois Red Elk speaks to the bleakness of this season in Indian Country as exemplified in the vision of roadkill
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The Climber-Conservationist Who Literally Put Greater Yellowstone On The Map

December 28, 2021

Rick Reese atop Mount Moran
As advocates for the Yellowstone region go, Rick Reese ranks right up there with the most impactful of all time. His legacy is written in the abundant wildlife and healthy landscapes we value today
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Eruption: How Human Development Is Degrading The American Serengeti

December 5, 2021

Big Sky and what used to be wild Montana
Big blowups: Stunning visuals from Google Earth show how private land development and resource extraction on public lands are harming wildlife in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
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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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On Tracy Stone-Manning, Doing Dumb Things In Your 20s And The Game Of 'Gotcha'

August 11, 2021

Tracy Stone-Manning, Biden's nominee to lead BLM
As Biden's nominee to lead the Bureau of Land Management heads toward a vote in the Senate, we reflect in MoJo's 'The Week That Was' on efforts to torpedo her confirmation
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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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Will Deb Haaland Make History Or Be Stonewalled?

February 22, 2021

Deb Haaland of New Mexico and Laguna Pueblo
In The Week That Is, Wilkinson and Sadler talk Interior Secretaries going back to the controversial tenure of Sagebrush Rebel James Watt of Wyoming
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The Watercolored Trout Of La Pescadera

February 10, 2021

Catching and releasing inspiration
Caroline Price's art has assumed greater meaning, reminding us of the things that matter most. She knows by personal experience
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Should Park Landmarks Honor People of Infamy?

December 30, 2020

Ranger Peak in foreground, Mt. Doane in distance.
Gustavus Doane, who participated in Marias Massacre of more than 200 Blackfeet, has summits named after him in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks
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