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Pando: Charismatic Megaflora And The Populus Paradox

March 21, 2021

Meet the largest living organism on Earth
Two ecologists pay tribute to one of the largest living organisms on Earth—an imperiled aspen tree that is also a mighty Western forest
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As Backcountry Fills, Will Wildness Be Left Empty?

February 21, 2021

A pair of snowmobiles that carried snowboarders into the backcountry
In this op-ed, writer Phil Knight, a wilderness advocate for four decades, warns how Greater Yellowstone's remotest spots are being flooded by people
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Scientist Says Wildlife Impacts Should Be Considered In Outdoor Recreation Decisions

December 14, 2020

Our playground is their home
April Craighead says between development and surging recreation pressure on public lands, nature is getting pounded around Bozeman
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A BLM Veteran Expresses Worries His Former Agency Is Losing Its Way

May 27, 2020

Dubois Badlands Wilderness Study Area, Wyoming
Huge implications for the West? In this op-ed Jim Kenna writes about questionable agency allegiances to special interests and spiraling employee morale
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Are America's Greatest Wildlife Migrations Being Sacrificed To Fossil Fuels?

April 14, 2020

Pronghorn on the move for survival
Writer and ecologist Franz Camenzind investigates why some of Greater Yellowstone's biggest animal wonders are imperiled. Part 1 in an ongoing series Epic Journeys—Views from the Front Lines of America's Greatest Wildlife Migrations
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Are We Giving The Wild Gallatins The Visionary Protection They Really Deserve?

December 29, 2019

The Buffalo Horn drainage in the Wild Gallatins
By the wildlife they hold, the Gallatin Mountains are wilder than most national parks in the Lower 48. So why are the Forest Service and enviro groups balking at more extensive protections?
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If The Challenges Facing Jackson Hole Can't Be Fixed, Then What's The Fate Of Greater Yellowstone?

October 14, 2019

Looking northward toward the Tetons
Will "collaboration as usual" save America's most iconic ecosystem or it is time for new leaders touting a braver new vision?
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National Flashpoint: The Gallatin Range Is Ground Zero For Americans Talking About Wilderness

September 30, 2019

The Gallatins represent critical wildness
History shows those pushing for mountain bikes in wilderness have no factual traction. Read this excerpt of Todd Burritt's book on Greater Yellowstone
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'Outside Ourselves' Should Be Read By Every Outdoor Recreationist

September 30, 2019

The Bridger Wilderness in Wyoming
Todd Burrit, former wilderness ranger, goes on a long wander in Greater Yellowstone and emerges as a protector
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It's Time To Get The Lead Out Of Hunting Ammo

September 5, 2019

A bald eagle feasting on a deer
Eliminating lead bullets isn't anti-hunting, experts say; it's being pro-human and wildlife health. Franz Camenzind asks: what sportsman would be opposed to that?
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Ruckus Over A National Hiking Trail: A MoJo Interview With Writer And Conservationist Rick Bass

June 25, 2019

View of the Yaak Valley
Should the Pacific Northwest Trail be re-routed in the Yaak Valley to insure habitat for an imperiled population of grizzlies remains protected? 
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Big Guns Want 230,000 Acres Of Gallatins Near Yellowstone Protected As Wilderness

May 14, 2019

One wild corner of the Gallatin Range
Founder of Patagonia joins former U.S. Interior Secretary and dozens of eminent scientists who say capital "W" essential to safeguarding wildlife in core of Greater Yellowstone
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The Paradox Of Building America's Green Lifestyle Grid

May 13, 2019

A wind farm in the West
As Lance Olsen notes, the renewable energy revolution is just beginning but scaling it also requires massive earthmoving
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Kids Get Climate Change, So Why Won't Adults Adjust Lifestyles To Give Them A More Livable Future?

May 5, 2019

Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg
MoJo columnist Lance Olsen says the world's youth have ample reasons to question the selfishness of their elders
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