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A Yellowstone Wolf-Watching Guide Wonders Aloud: What Century Are We Living In?

August 5, 2021

Montana, Idaho aim to decimate wolves, again
In this op-ed, Phil Knight says that given new laws in Montana and Idaho designed to decimate wolf numbers, it's time to restore federal protection for lobos
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Making Hay Over The West's Draconian Water Laws

August 4, 2021

Good to the last drop, but for whom?
Cartoonist John Potter asks: does it really make common sense to de-water streams and prioritize alfalfa-growing for cows when severe drought affects many more species?
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Protecting Tranquility One Square Inch At A Time

August 2, 2021

Steadily, we're losing last best refuges of 'natural sounds'
Escaping the noisy human cacophony: Gordon Hempton is called  'the sound tracker' but he's really a maestro who reminds that natural  harmonic bliss exists in the quietest spots of the Lower 48 
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In This Wolf Man, There Are Enduring Echoes Of Aldo

July 29, 2021

The historic day wolves were restored to Yellowstone
Greater Yellowstone-based scientist Mike Phillips receives Leopold Award, highest honor given by The Wildlife Society for having an impactful career in conservation
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This Generation Will Be Judged By Whether It Let Salmon Runs Go Extinct

July 27, 2021

Dammed rivers have pushed salmon to the brink
Chris Wood, the national leader of Trout Unlimited, writes in this guest essay that salmon and steelhead can recover if given a chance. But time is running out
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When We Become Wildlife's Uninvited Guests

July 25, 2021

She gave up hiking her favorite place this summer
Susan Marsh laments that rising numbers of people are crowding animals out of their backcountry habitat but what to do about it—that's the question. Would you change your plans to protect wildlife?
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In The American West, These New Job Prospects Are Burning Hot

July 21, 2021

Optimists always see the glass as half full
In his latest MoJo cartoon, John Potter suggests that less precipitation, rising temps and super droughts are making current notions of 'forest health' obsolete
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In The Bull's Eye: A Human Swarm Is Overwhelming The Yellowstone Region

July 20, 2021

Greater Yellowstone is a bull's eye for growth
Amid unprecedented development and outdoor recreation pressure, three experts say new strategies urgently needed to save America's most famous wildlife ecosystem
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So, You're Non-White And You Really Want To Work For The US Forest Service?

July 14, 2021

The Forest Service says it is trying to be more inclusive
Melody Mobley, the first African-American woman forester in the storied land management agency, offers suggestions following a career punctuated by adversity
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Slaying Wolves To 'Save' The Elk?

July 14, 2021

More elk today than in nearly 200 years
As Montana and Idaho move to re-decimate their wild wolf populations, MoJo cartoonist John Potter calls out their faulty argument
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In Marley's Memory, He Chooses Survival

July 13, 2021

He credits grizzlies with giving him a reason to live
After suffering the devastating loss of his young daughter, Brad Orsted fell into bleak darkness—then the grizzly-inhabited wild country of Greater Yellowstone led him back into the light
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Tate: Growth Is Rapidly Changing Our Communities And We Do Not Feel Fine

July 12, 2021

A WPA poster promoting Montana in the 1930s
By day he is a practicing therapist; for 40 years he's been a citizen in Bozeman. Timothy Tate sees many Greater Yellowstone towns losing their identity
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Dear Senator Johnson

July 8, 2021

Maybe the senator ought to come West?
Want to know what cartoonist John Potter thinks about the Wisconsin lawmaker's claim that climate change is a bunch of BS? As the West scorches, Potter offers a reply
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Summer, 'The Exuberant Season' Of Bison Life In Yellowstone

July 6, 2021

A mother bison tasting the air in Yellowstone
High drama: Right out his front door, MoJo columnist Steven Fuller bears witness to new bison life—and death
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