All Stories

Search
Newest first

Categories

Montana Defiantly Puts Yellowstone Wolves In Its Crosshairs

September 9, 2021 // Montana, Wolves, Yellowstone

A member of Yellowstone's Delta Pack
In unprecedented move, new hunting and trapping regulations would allow every wolf coming into state from America's first national park to be killed as a trophy
Read More

How A Mega-Mine And A 'Law Without A Brain' Were Defeated On Yellowstone's Back Door

August 26, 2021 // Activism, Mining, Yellowstone

Henderson Mountain would have been sacrificed to mega gold mining
A quarter century after a controversial gold mine was stopped thanks to presidential intervention, one of the green Davids who battled a powerful Canadian giant reflects on the longshot victory
Read More

Last Trek Of The Human Wolverine

August 17, 2021

Until the end he had a twinkle in his eyes for wild country
Joe Gutkoski, a legendary American conservationist, has passed away. Is his style of relentless advocacy for wildlife and wild places the only hope Greater Yellowstone has for keeping its nature from being tamed?
Read More

In This Wolf Man, There Are Enduring Echoes Of Aldo

July 29, 2021

The historic day wolves were restored to Yellowstone
Greater Yellowstone-based scientist Mike Phillips receives Leopold Award, highest honor given by The Wildlife Society for having an impactful career in conservation
Read More

'Four Fifths A Grizzly' Is Chadwick's Reminder That Wildness Resides In Our DNA

June 16, 2021

People and bears share the same biological mosaic
Brot Coburn reviews a new summer book by Douglas Chadwick that makes the case for thinking across big landscapes and understanding what's inside them
Read More

Study: Wolves Bring Fewer Car Wrecks, Save Money And Human Lives

May 26, 2021

What's the real value of wolves?
New research paper raises tantalizing questions about value of wolves in Wisconsin, especially as western states plot their 21st century re-extermination
Read More

A Novel About Lobos—With The Big Bad Wolf Nowhere In Sight

May 14, 2021

Moritsch writes fiction but not fairy tales lacking in science
For decades, Barbara Moritsch worked as an ecologist in some of the most visited national parks. In her novel she dispels backward attitudes toward wolves
Read More

A Spring Prayer For Magazu

April 5, 2021

Waiting, yearning for the rains to come
From Fort Peck, Montana, Lois Red Elk assesses the dry winter and pens a poem hoping prairie rain will soon be in sight
Read More

'Bad' Bison Bills In Montana Set Back Conservation of America's Official National Mammal

March 29, 2021

Is Montana setting back bison conservation 100 years?
Wildlife biologist, author and conservationist Jim Bailey sizes up what he calls "the full catastrophe" regarding Montana legislature's backward attitude toward bison. Will the controversial governor make them law?
Read More

Elk River Writers Workshop Brings Stellar Guest Faculty To Paradise Valley

March 29, 2021

Workshop Director CMarie Fuhrman in the elements
The 2021 conference, set for Chico Hot Springs, will explore not only the craft of writing but contemporary issues. An interview with the Elk River Writers Workshop Director CMarie Fuhrman 
Read More

A 'Dark Ages' Of Wildlife Management Descends On The West

March 11, 2021

The bad news for bears?
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 animals
Read More

Will Deb Haaland Make History Or Be Stonewalled?

February 22, 2021

Deb Haaland of New Mexico and Laguna Pueblo
In The Week That Is, Wilkinson and Sadler talk Interior Secretaries going back to the controversial tenure of Sagebrush Rebel James Watt of Wyoming
Read More

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?
Read More

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
Read More