Is Gallatin County Willing To Sacrifice Its Namesake Elk To Rural Sprawl?
March 24, 2021
The amazing images of Holly Pippel, a nature photographer from Gallatin Gateway, Montana, remind us what's at stake as Bozeman's boom threatens the persistence of wildlifeRead More
Leave No Trace—Of What?
March 24, 2021
In his latest comic, MoJo cartoonist John Potter tackles the human footprint and ponders the difference between re-creation and recreationRead More
Fishing's 'Hero Pose': How Do The Fish Feel?
March 23, 2021
In MoJo's The Week That Is, we have a lively conversation about efforts to be kinder to fish when we pull them from the water and mug for the cameraRead More
Pando: Charismatic Megaflora And The Populus Paradox
March 21, 2021
Two ecologists pay tribute to one of the largest living organisms on Earth—an imperiled aspen tree that is also a mighty Western forestRead More
The So-Called 'Underutilized Backcountry'
March 18, 2021
This week cartoonist John Potter spoofs claims by federal agencies and outdoor recreationists that wildlands are practically worthless unless filled with more human funhogsRead More
Four Bold Ideas To Save Greater Yellowstone (And Certain To Make Some Squirm)
March 15, 2021
Lee Nellis first wrote in Mountain Journal about the failures of conservation. Now he wants to provoke a real discussion about how not to become Colorado. Are we ready to take aversive action?Read More
Wildlife: The Local 'Stakeholders' Often Given No Voice Or Forgotten
March 14, 2021
In this op-ed Anne Millbrooke says that Wilderness provides plenty of things becoming ever rarer and which money can't replace simply in the modern worldRead More
A 'Dark Ages' Of Wildlife Management Descends On The West
March 11, 2021
In MoJo's The Week That Is, Wilkinson and Sadler discuss how state legislators are setting back wildlife conservation for griz, wolves and other iconic animalsRead More
Grandstanding With Hidden Agendas?
March 9, 2021
This week cartoonist John Potter lampoons US Sen. Steve Daines for seeking to block Deb Haaland from becoming first Native American interior secretaryRead More
Are Hunters Still Leading Wildlife Conservation in America?
March 8, 2021
In MoJo's The Week That Is, Wilkinson and Sadler talk about how declines in hunter numbers nationwide are creating budget challenges for statesRead More
Backward Thinking Targets Bears And Wolves
March 7, 2021
Op-ed: Chris Servheen, longtime national head of grizzly recovery in Lower 48, says Montana, Idaho are degenerating into anti-predator hysteriaRead More
Meet The Witless New West, Same As The Old West
March 2, 2021
This week cartoonist John Potter lampoons the Montana legislature's backward bills taking aim at grizzlies, wolves and bisonRead More
March 2, 2021
Lois Red Elk offers a pair of poems about the promise and struggle end of winter bringsRead More
What's Our Role In Saving Greater Yellowstone?
March 1, 2021
Every one of us, who feels connected to America's 'wildlife Serengeti,' needs to rally or the wildness we treasure here will be lostRead More