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In Yellowstone, It's a Time Of High Animal Energy And Skyward Atmospherics

August 3, 2022

Bull bison head butt each other during the rut
Winterkeeper Steve Fuller rises for sunrise and returns with a bounty of imagery that speaks to profound change happening now in America's oldest national park
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Where We Begin The Cycle Of Forever

August 1, 2022

Heeding the rhythms of life beats
Our poet in residence, Lois Red Elk (Dakota/Lakota), writes about the sun dance and seeking healing 
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Anatomy Of A Wake-Up Call: The Wealthy Need To Support Conservation

June 20, 2022

Spruance, conservative angler turned advocate for saving wildness
Tom Spruance, conservative businessman, describes what motivated him to speak up and try to protect the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. He says others need to, too
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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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When Yellowstone Wildlife Injures Humans, We Need To Keep Own Behavior In Check

June 1, 2022

A park visitor stands perilously close to a bison in Yellowstone
In the wake of a bison goring, maybe it's time to reflect again on risk, wildness and how we comport ourselves in responding to tragedy
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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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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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Please Look Up: Goldens Are In Trouble

May 12, 2022

How much do you know about golden eagles?
Golden eagles are barometers for how to think about landscape changes and threats to wildlife in the West. Featured in new film, Charles Preston says these amazing birds of prey deserve our attention
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Late Spring Dance: Life, Death And Renewal In Yellowstone

May 7, 2022

Young wapiti doing the jig of life
Steve Fuller, winterkeeper of America's oldest national park, takes note of Yellowstone's most dramatic season
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When Iktomi The Trickster And Original Spider Man Comes A Calling

May 6, 2022

Sometimes, invited guests force reflection on ourselves
Lois Red Elk writes a poem about how an ancient spirit pays a visit when we are most vulnerable
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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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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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Life Trails: Reflecting On Paths Taken, Dead Ends And Routes Remembered

April 18, 2022

It's not where you start but where you end up
Jackson Hole nature writer Susan Marsh returns. She ponders her long ago dreams of youth and how the wilds still bring her back to where she wants to be
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When Entering Griz Country: New Holster Makes Bear Spray Quicker On The Draw

April 12, 2022

A mother bear and cubs in Yellowstone
If bear spray isn't readily accessible, what good is it? Richard Siberell's 'Bearosol Holster' designed to give mountain bikers and others easier reach to spray when bears appear and seconds matter 
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