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25 Years Of Re-living With Wolves In Yellowstone

December 23, 2019

Canis lupus headed for Colorado?
Park Service veteran Norm Bishop tried to prepare citizens in the Yellowstone region for wolves. Today he reflects on what we've learned as Colorado considers bringing Canis lupus back
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Beauty As Antidote For Living In Heavy Times

December 20, 2019

Sinopah, crown jewel of the Two Medicine area
For painter Barbara Rusmore, the restorative power of nature is a catalyst for art and advocacy
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Imperiled Sustenance?

December 10, 2019

Hunting as Culture
Poet Lois Red Elk shares her concern about how Chronic Wasting Disease may affect the animals rooted deep in indigenous culture
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Are We Ready For The Coming Feral Hog Invasion?

December 5, 2019

Feral hogs morphing back to "wild" pigs
Seriously, while Montana, Wyoming and Idaho are currently free of rogue swine "herds," they're headed this way
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A Grand New Book Honors One Of The Mightiest Places In The American West

November 28, 2019

A book to take your breath away
'Voices of Yellowstone's Capstone: A Narrative Atlas of the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness' is a must-have trove of words pictures and maps
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In Home Land

November 28, 2019

Crow leaders in 1881
Long before the Absaroka-Beartooths became a federal wilderness and before Yellowstone was called 'wonderland,'  they were home ground to the Crow. An essay by Shane Doyle
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Chronic Wasting Disease Reaches Wild Elk In Montana

November 25, 2019

A cow elk in Yellowstone
For the first time ever, CWD has been confirmed in Montana wapiti. How might it affect America's most iconic concentration of big game animals?
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Close Encounters Of The Avian Kind

November 21, 2019

Mountain bluebird
As Phil Knight writes, human-animal curiosity and contact extends both ways
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Salmon: A Debate Over Dams And The Cause Of A Great Fish's Decline

November 21, 2019

Salmon: are we sanctioning their extinction?
Pacific Northwest salmon populations are collapsing. What is the best way to resuscitate them? Two experts debate.
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Have You Heard The Tales Of A Trickster Spider And Porcupine?

November 7, 2019

A porcupine's spirit lives on
In this season of transition, Lois Red Elk reminds how humankind is reflected in the stories of wamakhashka
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On Having Fun And Passing The Test of Ecological Sustainability

November 4, 2019

Riding the 'Ghee in Greater Yellowstone
A veteran Forest Service backcountry specialist reflects on how her agency is dealing with growing human pressure
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Living In A Community Means Politicians Having The Courage To Take Media And Citizen Questions

October 26, 2019

Liz Cheney takes the handoff from President Trump
Every elected leader faces a choice: tell the truth and do what's right for country and civility or deepen the divide
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When E in Environmentalist Stands For Empathy

October 21, 2019

Photo courtesy Glacier NPS
MoJo columnist Jordan Payne says righteousness alone won't convince young people to support landscape protection
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Wyoming Keeps Falling Behind While Jackson Hole Thrives—Why?

October 17, 2019

Jackson Hole's success  is about more than the Tetons
Compared to her Rocky Mountain neighbors, the state is the only one losing people. Wyoming's leaders have some soul-searching to do
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