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Pitched Agony

February 28, 2021

Eddy Prugh battles for the ball and a place on a team
For a young athlete, is it better to chase a spot at the top and fall short, or make the grade then get cut? In his ongoing series, Eddy Prugh's journey of hard knocks continues
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Jackson Hole Resident Who Fed Bears—Including Grizzly 399—Now In Spotlight

February 26, 2021

Grizzly 399 and four cubs in 2020
Controversial practice of humans nourishing wildlife raises concerns about country's most famous bruin and negative consequences for animals
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Waiting For Elk To Disappear From 'The Last Hundred Acres'

February 23, 2021

The imperiled southwest corner of Montana's Gallatin Valley
Greater Yellowstone resident Rob Sisson pens an essay about his sorrow in watching a wapiti migration route vanish on the outskirts of Bozeman, Montana
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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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As Backcountry Fills, Will Wildness Be Left Empty?

February 21, 2021

A pair of snowmobiles that carried snowboarders into the backcountry
In this op-ed, writer Phil Knight, a wilderness advocate for four decades, warns how Greater Yellowstone's remotest spots are being flooded by people
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No, Human Development Does Not "Create" Wildlife Corridors

February 18, 2021

Canmore, Alberta could be Bozeman, Big Sky or Jackson, Wyo
In op-ed, former superintendent of Canada's oldest national park calls out development scheme that has many parallels in Greater Yellowstone
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What Does River Conservation Really Mean?

February 16, 2021

"In the Stillness of Dawn," a painting by Brent Cotton
The Week That Is: If you ask river protectors you're likely to get different answers. Is growing recreation pressure a problem?
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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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When The Spirit Moves You, Sing A Song Called Odowan

February 5, 2021

Lightning on Electric Peak
From Fort Peck, Lois Red Elk sends us a new poem about a sonorous hymn to mark the moment you become present in the mystery of the natural world
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Exploring The Causes Of Groupthink

February 5, 2021

What are the sparks of groupthink hostilities?
Timothy Tate: What happened at the US Capitol is symptomatic of social anxieties that pervade politics and environmental issues, too
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John Potter Brings New Nature Cartoon To Mountain Journal

February 3, 2021

Potter and friend in Red Lodge
Each Wednesday, in "It's All Relative," the Montana fine artist will explore issues shaping Greater Yellowstone and the West with sardonic truth
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In Wyoming, Will Liz Hold The Upper Hand?

February 1, 2021

Cheney asks: loyalty to Trump or country?
The Week That Is: Sadler and Wilkinson talk the fate of Cheney, fractures in GOP and Trump's attempt to turn Wyoming against her
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Greater Yellowstone Climate Guru: 'I Worry About Our Wild Ecosystems'

January 26, 2021

The wild and vulnerable West
MoJo interviews Dr. Cathy Whitlock about coming climate change impacts on nature and rural communities in West
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Yellowstone: What Comes Next After The Covid Crush?

January 18, 2021

When wildlife meets tourist warriors
Last year, America's premier nature preserve notched visitor records in the absence of international tourism. Steven Fuller sizes up 2020
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