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Natural Truths: Channeling The Wisdom of Aldo Leopold

April 19, 2019

Aldo Leopold
Seventy years after A Sand County Almanac was published, what would 'the godfather of modern ecological thinking' say about battles over predators, recreation and environmental justice?
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Some Call Her 'The Owl Whisperer'

March 18, 2019 // Art, Photography, Wildlife

Ashleigh Scully
Ashleigh Scully is a rising Millennial star in wildlife photography. Enjoy a Mountain Journal interview with the conservation-minded phenom
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The Power Of Words: How We Use Language To Justify Our Consumption Of Nature

March 11, 2019 // Public Lands, Wildlife, Wyoming

A wolf in Yellowstone
MoJo columnist Susan Marsh waxes on how we 'harvest' living things to avoid admitting we're taking their lives
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Public Health Official: Chronic Wasting Disease Seems Bound To Infect People

March 6, 2019 // Chronic Wasting Disease, Hunting, Jackson Hole, Wildlife

Thousands of wapiti at National Elk Refuge
"CWD is gonna be a helluva wildlife problem even if disease doesn't reach livestock and humans," Osterholm says. He criticizes Wyoming for continuing to operate controversial elk feedgrounds
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Can Greater Yellowstone’s Wildlife Survive Industrial Strength Recreation?

March 6, 2019 // development, Outdoor Recreation, The New West, Wildlife

Photo courtesy NPS / Adams
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 recreation
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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

One day, the west side of the Tetons?
Never mind Greater Yellowstone's super volcano, there's already an epic explosion occurring in some corners of the ecosystem. And it's called growth
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Could This Be Your Writing Studio?

February 25, 2019

Fellowship celebrates nature
First-ever Greater Yellowstone Fellowship Offers $3500 to creatively explore America's most iconic ecosystem
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Wallowing Unhappily In Yellowstone

February 25, 2019 // Bison, Yellowstone

What do you see in the eye of a bison?
Cursed cars: a Millennial tourist, among the record-breaking masses, admits to being profoundly disappointed by his front country experience in America's first national park
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Unnatural Disaster: Will America’s Most Iconic Wild Ecosystem Be Lost To A Tidal Wave Of People?

February 14, 2019 // Growth—Good, Bad & Ugly

At current conservative growth estimates, Bozeman, Montana will be Minneapolis-proper-sized in 40 years.
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.
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An Ancient Rural Culture Deals With Wolves Halfway Around The World

February 13, 2019 // Ecosystem Protection, Wolves

An elusive Mongolian wolf
MoJo columnist Rebecca Watters returns from a research mission to Mongolia where she tracked lobos, leopards and wolverines
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Protector's Heart: From The Mouth Of A Young Woman, Hope

January 21, 2019

Fourteen-year-old Florence Doyle
Wisdom of Youth: Teenager Florence Doyle brings powerful remembrance from Indian Country at 2019 Women's March
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Earth To Greater Yellowstone: Taking Note Of The Wondrous Planet We Call Home

January 17, 2019

"Earthrise," a view from Apollo 8 in 1968.
MoJo columnist Susan Marsh reflects on the value of reflection. We all need to stop and pause
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Climate Change: Making Sense of Hansjörg Wyss's $1 Billion Stake In Our Common Future

January 16, 2019

To confront climate change, what are you willing to do?
Giving Back To Greater Yellowstone Can Also Mean Not Taking The Things That Sustain It
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With Wildfires, It's Easy To Rake Trump Over The Coals

December 19, 2018

Better forest health via raking?
But MoJo columnist Steve Primm, a volunteer firefighter, says it's more important to heed the burning facts
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