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Our Communities Are Being Defined By How We Respond To Covid-19

April 23, 2020

Giving creates infectious hope
Give Big, the annual celebration of non-profits, arrives at a crucial moment when citizens are anxious to get out—and rally. We guarantee this interview with Bridget Wilkinson will open your heart
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Chronic Wasting Disease: America's Homegrown Contagion That Lumbers On Four Hooves

April 12, 2020

Acronym for a series emerging zoosis (disease)
Forget, for a moment, Covid-19 and bats. Epidemiologists say we need to take seriously this wildlife version of Mad Cow rapidly spreading across the country. First in a new investigative series
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How Do We Rejoin The Interconnected Community Of Nature?

April 6, 2020

Bosch's Garden of Earthly Delights
Naturalist turned new mom Katie Shepherd Christiansen says we ought to reflect on how we can treat wild country with more respect
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The West In A Time Of Conflict: The Bundys, Public Lands And Covid-19

March 30, 2020

Cliven Bundy
Mountain Journal columnist Rebecca Watters interviews Betsy Gaines Quammen about her new book 'American Zion'
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Of God And Guns: How The Sagebrush Rebellion Turned Into A Hotbed Of Armed Modern Radicals

March 24, 2020

A cowboy petroglyph?
In this excerpt from Betsy Gaines Quammen's new book 'American Zion: Cliven Bundy, God & Public Lands in the West,' the author explores how Utah became the center of anti-federalism
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Yellowstone Always On His Mind

March 13, 2020

Yochim spent his last hours devoted to Yellowstone's protection
Until his last breath, former ranger, hiker and nature advocate Mike Yochim raced to finish a book aimed at protecting America's first national park
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Will Montana’s Senate Race Become A National Bellwether?

February 24, 2020

Cora Neumann out for a walk in Paradise Valley
Cora Neumann, a first-time candidate who worked with First Ladies on both sides of the political aisle, aims to unseat one of the richest lawmakers on Capitol Hill
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Green Rebuttal: Some Advocates Say Gallatin Forest Partnership Plan Sells Mountains, Wildlife Short

February 21, 2020

The Wild Gallatins as they stretch north from Yellowstone
Joe Scalia says conservationists should rally around better vision for Gallatins that holds Forest Service's feet to the fire and results in more Wilderness
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Imagine If Every County And Town Planning Department Had A Staff Ecologist

February 18, 2020

A student of 'Remote Studio'
To protect the best of Greater Yellowstone, Lori Ryker says humans need to practice real intelligent design and make sure nature registers
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Calling Nature Writers, Poets And Videographers

February 12, 2020

What do you have to say about Greater Yellowstone?
Layser creative writing and journalism fellowship offers $3500 to person who wants to tell Greater Yellowstone stories. Application deadline is March 11, 2020
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When Green-up Arrives, Do You Suffer From 'Plant Blindness'?

February 12, 2020

Black-eyed Susans in the Bridgers
For naturalist Susan Marsh, winter is a great season for reflecting on what's out of sight and mind—and how each of us can appreciate new worlds 
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Experts Say The Magna Carta Of American Environmental Law Is Under Siege

January 12, 2020 // Conservation, Ecosystem Protection, EPA, Public Lands

A natural gas field in Wyoming
Special Report: The National Environmental Policy Act benefits the lives of all Americans every day. So why is the Trump Administration weakening It?
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The Yellowstone Winterkeeper Cometh, Again

December 30, 2019

A Fuller family member on the fractured ice of Yellowstone Lake
Legendary 'winterkeeper' Steven Fuller returns with his MoJo column about life in American wonderland
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Are We Giving The Wild Gallatins The Visionary Protection They Really Deserve?

December 29, 2019

The Buffalo Horn drainage in the Wild Gallatins
By the wildlife they hold, the Gallatin Mountains are wilder than most national parks in the Lower 48. So why are the Forest Service and enviro groups balking at more extensive protections?
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