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Stacking The Deck? House Democrats Say GOP Giving Industry Too Much Influence On Capitol Hill

November 1, 2018 // Climate Change, Congress, Politics, Science

Rob Bishop chairs the House Natural Resource Committee
New report says fossil fuel interests dominate hearings on issues affecting American West
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Trouble in Aspen: What Happens When Working Class Employees With Affordable Housing Retire?

October 25, 2018 // Community, Community Change, Economy, Growth—Good, Bad & Ugly

Aspen, Colorado
Should they be encouraged to leave in order to make room for the next generation of worker bees?
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Western Epiphanies: Lessons From The Largest Mobile Classroom In America

October 15, 2018 // Whitman College Semester In The West

Westies ground-truthing fact from fiction
Mountain Journal collaborates with students from Whitman College's "Semester in the West" who share their thoughts about issues shaping an iconic region
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Op-Ed: Will Trophy Hunting Grizzlies Make The Wilds Safer?

October 14, 2018

How tame the backcountry?
Sportsman and former Marine David Stalling says grizzlies have been—and can be—managed without killing them for sport
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Imagine Making A Wildlife Movie Whose Lessons Save Your Life

October 14, 2018

Image from Bob Legasa's bear spray video
Star in Bob Legasa's video about bear spray becomes hero in repelling grizzly attack
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Zinke Stops Proposed Mines On Yellowstone Doorstep and In Paradise Valley, Montana

October 9, 2018

The Yellowstone River and Emigrant Peak
But will conservationists, business community also support limits on other forms of 21st-century resource exploitation to protect ecosystem?
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Do We Need New Maps To Protect Nature Or A New Land-Based 'Mythology'?

October 3, 2018

Livingston, Montana
Lee Nellis, a longtime planning guru in Greater Yellowstone, responds to Lori Ryker's call for a new blueprint in thinking about development
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Ode To The Autumns Of Our Lives

October 1, 2018

South Fork of the Snake River
For naturalist Susan Marsh, fall is the season of visual warmth, and reflection on fallibility
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Let's Not Denude 'The Valley Of Flowers'

September 26, 2018

Bridger Mountains
Timothy Tate asks: is it possible for mountain towns to grow without losing their soul?
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When Bison Bellow Like African Lions

September 19, 2018

In Jackson Hole, a half-minute vignette of rutting bulls with the Tetons rising behind
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Atop The Ecosystem Custer-Gallatin Shines

September 13, 2018

Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness
In MoJo's new series "Beyond the National Parks," we explore Greater Yellowstone's longest national forest
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Bierstadt Exhibition At Buffalo Bill Will Leave You Spellbound

September 5, 2018 // Big Art of Nature, Fine Art, Museums

Bierstadt's 'Last of the Buffalo' sketch
The unprecedented assemblage of Bierstadt masterpieces is powerful window into changing West. Hurry, it runs through Sept. 30
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Remembering Ed Marston

September 3, 2018 // Media

Betsy and Ed Marston
Former publisher of High Country News helped make it 'a voice for the American West'
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Mapping Nature To Build A Smarter Human Footprint

August 28, 2018 // Architecture, Co-existence, Community, Community Change, Ecosystem Protection, Private Lands, Wildlife

Map of elk migration in GYE
Wildness in Greater Yellowstone will survive only if people reject the destructive development patterns of everywhere else
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