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Should Enviro Groups Be Promoting More Human Recreation Use Of Still-Unspoiled Places?

January 10, 2023

Two's company, but crowds can destroy the magic of wild places
A longtime Montana conservationist calls out a group for promoting its 'Trail of the Week' at a time when natural areas are being overwhelmed at the expense of wildlife
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The Story Behind A Coyote Painting Titled ‘Mayday!’

December 21, 2022

A painting that causes us to take notice, if we dare
Artist George Carlson encountered a disturbing scene along a rural county road in the West. To process the experience he created one of the most powerful works of his career
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From Humble Roots to Global Green Giants

December 12, 2022

Friends with vision in the Tetons: Jane Goodall and Yvon Chouinard
Yvon Chouinard and Jane Goodall exude a spirit of selfless wildlife conservation that put Jackson Hole and Greater Yellowstone on the map
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Yellowstone: Icon of Infamy or Convenient Scapegoat?

December 5, 2022

A family of Sheepeaters (Tukudika) photographed west of Yellowstone in 1871
Montana writer Todd Burritt pens a scathing review of Megan Kate Nelson's portrayal of America's first national park in her book 'Saving Yellowstone'
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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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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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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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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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Crow Hip Hopper Supaman Drives A DeLorean Into Past Carrying Earth Day Message

April 22, 2022

Supaman is becoming a superstar
If  you could time travel and carry an environmental message to your ancestors, what would you say? Supaman goes back to the future, reminding young people why they need to care for the Earth
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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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'Gunfight' Is One Of The Most Important Books You May Ever Read About Guns In America

December 22, 2021

What Ryan Busse loves to do when he's not writing
Ryan Busse, a Montana hunter, was once a gun industry executive who helped create the uncivil war over firearms in America. Now he's trying to change the discourse before it's too late
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A Storm Front Moves Into Red State Wyoming

September 14, 2021 // Politics, Wyoming

Is Wyoming's referendum on Trump tearing Republicans apart?
Liz Cheney says she is fighting for truth and country but why do facts often evade her when it comes to honest discourse about environmental issues? That's a topic for MoJo's The Week That Is
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Last Trek Of The Human Wolverine

August 17, 2021

Until the end he had a twinkle in his eyes for wild country
Joe Gutkoski, a legendary American conservationist, has passed away. Is his style of relentless advocacy for wildlife and wild places the only hope Greater Yellowstone has for keeping its nature from being tamed?
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Dead Griz Along Yellowstone River Now Subject Of Poaching Investigation

June 30, 2021

Griz 394 now subject of poaching probe
The body of Grizzly 394, a 25-year-old male, attracted lots of human photo ops in Gardiner but now is a criminal case after someone removed its head and claws, officials say
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