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No, Human Development Does Not "Create" Wildlife Corridors

February 18, 2021

Canmore, Alberta could be Bozeman, Big Sky or Jackson, Wyo
In op-ed, former superintendent of Canada's oldest national park calls out development scheme that has many parallels in Greater Yellowstone
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What Does River Conservation Really Mean?

February 16, 2021

"In the Stillness of Dawn," a painting by Brent Cotton
The Week That Is: If you ask river protectors you're likely to get different answers. Is growing recreation pressure a problem?
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The Watercolored Trout Of La Pescadera

February 10, 2021

Catching and releasing inspiration
Caroline Price's art has assumed greater meaning, reminding us of the things that matter most. She knows by personal experience
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When The Spirit Moves You, Sing A Song Called Odowan

February 5, 2021

Lightning on Electric Peak
From Fort Peck, Lois Red Elk sends us a new poem about a sonorous hymn to mark the moment you become present in the mystery of the natural world
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Exploring The Causes Of Groupthink

February 5, 2021

What are the sparks of groupthink hostilities?
Timothy Tate: What happened at the US Capitol is symptomatic of social anxieties that pervade politics and environmental issues, too
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John Potter Brings New Nature Cartoon To Mountain Journal

February 3, 2021

Potter and friend in Red Lodge
Each Wednesday, in "It's All Relative," the Montana fine artist will explore issues shaping Greater Yellowstone and the West with sardonic truth
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In Wyoming, Will Liz Hold The Upper Hand?

February 1, 2021

Cheney asks: loyalty to Trump or country?
The Week That Is: Sadler and Wilkinson talk the fate of Cheney, fractures in GOP and Trump's attempt to turn Wyoming against her
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Greater Yellowstone Climate Guru: 'I Worry About Our Wild Ecosystems'

January 26, 2021

The wild and vulnerable West
MoJo interviews Dr. Cathy Whitlock about coming climate change impacts on nature and rural communities in West
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Yellowstone: What Comes Next After The Covid Crush?

January 18, 2021

When wildlife meets tourist warriors
Last year, America's premier nature preserve notched visitor records in the absence of international tourism. Steven Fuller sizes up 2020
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Native vs. Wild

January 13, 2021

Trout: is it only fishing opportunity that matters?
Hunters reject non-native species, even if they are wild, but why not all anglers when it comes to fish? Trout conservationist Bob Mallard dives into the issue
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Mother Nature Never Lets Her Down

January 6, 2021

What were the highlights of your year?
For Susan Marsh, the year past was not a woeful one. She paints a portrait filled with colorful reminders of how the wild world remains both refuge and sanctuary
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Should Park Landmarks Honor People of Infamy?

December 30, 2020

Ranger Peak in foreground, Mt. Doane in distance.
Gustavus Doane, who participated in Marias Massacre of more than 200 Blackfeet, has summits named after him in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks
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2020 Reminds The Time For Protecting Nature In Our Backyard Is Now

December 29, 2020

The protected "valley of flowers"
From crucial wildlife habitat to agrarian working lands, valleys between mountains in southwest Montana are under enormous development and recreation pressure
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Why CWD Striking Jackson Hole Elk Is A Big Deal

December 27, 2020

Wapiti at the National Elk Refuge in Jackson Hole
Is a Chronic Wasting Disease 'super-spreader' event possible in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem? Experts say Wyoming, federal agencies have created conditions ripe for disaster
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