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When Mountains Tower As Metaphor For Hubris

October 2, 2022 // Forest Service, Jackson Hole

A rural road leading into the Crazies
In Elise Atchison's novel, Crazy Mountain, developers descend, newcomers live behind gates, and locals surrender their heritage. But at what cost?
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Mountain Journal Adds Managing Editor To Expand Its Impact

September 23, 2022

MoJo's new ME Joe O'Connor
Joseph T. O'Connor, multi-media veteran in covering the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, joins MoJo team as part of series of big operational moves
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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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Yellowstone's Famed 'Boiling River' Undergoes Dramatic Shape Shift

July 24, 2022

The popular Yellowstone soaking place formerly known as 'Boiling River'
The "historic" floods in Yellowstone obliterated roads, disrupted our use of the park and altered Boiling River, but Nature isn't "destroyed"
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Under The Stars, Your Big Chance To Attend Two Wildlands Concerts Of The Summer

July 23, 2022

Are you feeling lucky?
Wanna See Brandi Carlile, Lukas Nelson, Jason Isbell and Indigo Girls Perform Live? You Can. We Have Tickets
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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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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 Fierce Spirit Of Painter AD Maddox

June 20, 2022

Detail of a new painting by AD Maddox
Best known for her Pop and fine art portrayals of trout, Maddox makes hyper-realism the fulcrum for experiencing wild trout and the places they inhabit
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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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John Maclean Goes Deep Behind 'A River Runs Through It'

June 11, 2022

Water is a binding tether across generations
Son of Norman Maclean comes to Big Sky Thursday to discuss his father's famous fly-fishing story and how Robert Redford's movie changed Montana
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Wildlands Festival: A 'Farm Aid' For Last, Best Wildlife Ecosystem In Lower 48?

June 11, 2022

Protecting wildlands can bring sweet music to the ears
Indigo Girls, Lukas Nelson, Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell and friends coming to play benefit for protecting Greater Yellowstone's wildlife, wildlands and connection to nature
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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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