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The Question That None Of Greater Yellowstone's Conservation Groups Are Willing To Confront

August 7, 2020

Wildlife is what sets the region apart globally
How is industrial-strength outdoor recreation and amenity development better than resource extraction it is replacing?
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A Showdown Over Elk In Paradise?

July 30, 2020

Worries over elk and disease in Paradise Valley
New report illuminates clash between ranchers and disease-carrying elk that has huge implications for a famous Montana valley, migrating wildlife and a scenic corridor to Yellowstone
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Amid Fever Of A Pandemic, Yellowstone's Main Gateway Town Catches Fire

July 29, 2020

Fire hits Gardiner on Yellowstone's doorstep in July
Gardiner, Montana may be reeling but with this year being its 140th anniversary, a local elected official says it's the perfect time to stage a rally
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The Big-Hearted Wolf

July 23, 2020 // Wolves

Meet a non fairy tale lobo
Ted Kerasote reviews Rick McIntyre's paen to lobos 'The Rise of Wolf 8: Witnessing The Triumph of Yellowstone’s Underdog'
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Here Comes The Sun

July 21, 2020

Dancers looking into the sun
For people of the prairie, as poet Lois Red Elk reminds, summer is a time of togetherness, prayer and gratitude
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Listed Again: Greater Yellowstone Grizzlies Federally Protected And Won't Be Trophy Hunted

July 14, 2020

Griz 399: matriarch poster child for her species
What the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals wrote in its high-profile ruling and what it means for the most iconic population of bears in the world
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When Covid-19 Refugees Invade Our Space And Act Recklessly

June 28, 2020

Don't worry about the future: be here now
How Susan Marsh, a Greater Yellowstonean, is finding summer solace in her renewed gratitude for public lands
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Griz Causes Minor Injury To Hiker In Yellowstone

June 24, 2020

A grizzly in Yellowstone
The park's first human-bear incident of 2020 happened near Old Faithful
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Composting Carcasses In Cattle Country Keeps Livestock And Predators Alive

June 11, 2020

A wolf joins magpies in a wild feast
Writer Kate Hill explores why it's important for conservation groups to protect rancher identity in times of livestock loss
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Finding Space To Thrive In One Of America's Wildest Neighborhoods

June 10, 2020

A mother in her home range
Writer Jessianne Castle profiles a ranching family near Yellowstone where grizzlies and wolves come with the terrain
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Why A District Ranger Became Disgruntled With The US Forest Service

June 9, 2020

Looking into the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness
Hank Rate remembers when the Custer-Gallatin National Forest stalled wilderness protection and abandoned conservation in favor of getting the cut out
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Paying Forward A Wild Mountain: Perspective Of A Seasoned Montana Leader

June 7, 2020

The snowclad Gallatins rise over Paradise Valley
Dorothy Bradley says wilderness campaign for Gallatin Range deserves better than Gallatin Forest Partnership offers. She says Forest Service needs to have bigger vision too.
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Guest Essay: Why The Gallatin Mountains Need Permanent Protection, Especially Now

June 5, 2020

One lake in the wild Gallatins
As a seasonal backcountry ranger-naturalist in adjacent Yellowstone, Orville "Butch" Bach has witnessed change coming to the region for decades—and fewer spots left untouched by people
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Palms On Buffalo Skull: With Maka Unci, We Are Never Alone

June 4, 2020

Buffalo horns: do they offer a dilemma or direction?
Two poems to usher in summer by Lois Red Elk (Dakota/Lakota) as we contemplate the wisdom of Taku Wakan
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