Can Greater Yellowstone’s Wildlife Survive Industrial Strength Recreation?
March 6, 2019 // development, Outdoor Recreation, The New West, Wildlife
A contrast between two different organizations—one devoted to tackling real issues shaping our region, the other running away from hard discussions about growing impacts of industrial-strength recreationRead More
Boom-time Frenzy: What Kind Of Prosperity Destroys The Foundation It Is Built Upon?
February 26, 2019 // Big Sky, Growth—Good, Bad & Ugly, Jackson Hole, Wildlife
Never mind Greater Yellowstone's super volcano, there's already an epic explosion occurring in some corners of the ecosystem. And it's called growthRead More
Is Pat Clayton The Finest Fish Photographer In America?
February 20, 2019 // Conservation, Fine Art, Yellowstone
With a sense of urgency, feisty spirit and an incredible eye, this talented witness turns wild trout and salmon into art muses for conservationRead More
Unnatural Disaster: Will America’s Most Iconic Wild Ecosystem Be Lost To A Tidal Wave Of People?
February 14, 2019 // Growth—Good, Bad & Ugly
A MoJo Special Report: Can the wild Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem survive the coming hurricane of human population growth? As part of Mountain Journal's ongoing investigative series, "Greater Yellowstone: The Big Picture," Todd Wilkinson examines significant issues shaping the future of America's most iconic wildland ecosystem. This story focuses on the accelerating impacts of human development.Read More
So Help Us God: When Faith Is Used As A Blunt Weapon
February 6, 2019
With climate change, public land issues and other important matters before House Resources Committee, will lawmakers swear to God that they'll be seeking the truth?Read More
Man Who Killed Wolf Inside Grand Teton Pleads Guilty
February 6, 2019
Is fined $5000, receives probation and prohibited from killing wolves for a year. Also calls attention to larger issue of sport hunts allowed near national park bordersRead More
Dreams: What Are They Trying To Tell Us?
January 22, 2019
Flowing forth from the streams of our unconsciousness are insights sometimes more profound and visions more real than what we know when our eyes are openRead More
Climate Change: Making Sense of Hansjörg Wyss's $1 Billion Stake In Our Common Future
January 16, 2019
Giving Back To Greater Yellowstone Can Also Mean Not Taking The Things That Sustain ItRead More
Robert T. Fanning, America's Premier Wolf Doomsayer, Passes On
January 7, 2019 // The New West, Wolves
Former Chicago businessman moved to Montana to hunt big game and enjoyed fame as a hater of lobosRead More
Finding Personal Transformation In Nature's Higher Ground
December 29, 2018
At the Anderson Ranch, "learning/adventure vacations" bring people together through fun, wildlife and stories shared around a campfireRead More
The Great Migration: As Money And Young People Flow Into Cities, Will The Rural West Survive?
December 18, 2018
Whitman College student Luke Ratliff visits with Mark Haggerty about the deepening urban-rural divideRead More
A Death Of Ethics: Is Hunting Destroying Itself?
December 12, 2018 // Hunting, Wildlife
From killing baboon families to staging predator-killing contests, hunters stand accused of violating the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation. Now they’re being called out by their own.
Running Through A Human-Framed Masterpiece
December 3, 2018
A student tries to make sense of Ted Turner's attempt to restore wildness and ponders the role of bison and beaver as keystone speciesRead More
Chronic Wasting Disease Hits Mule Deer In Grand Teton National Park
November 21, 2018
Dreaded deadly pathogen now literally among Jackson Hole's famous elk herds as thousands of wapiti arrive in valley for winterRead More