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Amid Partisan Jousting And Talk Of Government Shutdown, Why National Parks Matter

January 19, 2018 // Yellowstone

Old Faithful erupts at night beneath the clear constellation of The Milky Way. Photograph by Neil Herbert/NPS
One teenager's desperate pilgrimage to see Old Faithful erupt is reminder of why we need grown adults making decisions in Congress
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An Interlude With Yellowstone's Haunting Mountain Foxes

January 18, 2018

Yellowstone is home to a remnant subspecies of mountain fox.  Photo by Steven Fuller
In a realm known for its big animals, winterkeeper Steve Fuller delights in charismatic mesofauna
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The Guy We All Wanted To Know—And Count As Our Friend

January 18, 2018

David J Swift
David J. Swift dies in Jackson Hole and we remember his everlasting spirit
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The Story Of A River Otter Found Dead In A Snare

January 15, 2018

Photo credit: Dmitry Azovtsev, www.daphoto.info
Wyoming naturalist Susan Marsh says it's high time that society had an adult conversation about the real impacts of fur trapping
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The Hayden: Yellowstone's Great Sensuous Valley

January 14, 2018 // Yellowstone

For Yellowstone winterkeeper Steven Fuller, Hayden Valley is his favorite place on earth. Photo by Steven Fuller
For winterkeeper Steven Fuller, this vast vale in the middle of America's first national park always delivers geographic center
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Out His Picture Window A Glimpse Into The Post-Holocene

January 10, 2018 // Yellowstone

Dawn arrives with a bison literally on Steven Fuller's doorstep at Canyon;  beyond, in the distance, the start of Hayden Valley. Photo by Steven Fuller
Every day, Yellowstone winterkeeper Steven Fuller shares space with survivors from the Ice Age
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Montana's Three Amigos Are Stars In Trump's Radical Anti-Environmental Agenda

January 9, 2018 // Public Lands

 Steve Daines, Ryan Zinke and Greg Gianforte
As the 2018 Outdoor Retailer Show opens in Denver, columnist Tim Crawford warns against giving away federal Western lands
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What Do The Long-term Trends For Grizzlies In Lower 48 Really Look Like?

January 7, 2018 // Climate Change, Grizzly Bears, Wildlife

Grizzly mother with cubs in Glacier National Park
MoJo columnist Lance Olsen says climate change and human development trends create a lot of uncertainty for Great Bears south of Canada
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Of Coke Bottle Glasses, Diapauses And Hope For Brighter Days

January 1, 2018

Original photo by Pat Clayton (fisheyeguyphotography.com)
An angling guru's wish: Let us all develop extra-sensory perception—and greater empathy— in 2018
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Speaking The Ancient Lexicon Of North America

January 1, 2018 // Culture

Salish cedar root basket, image courtesy Burke Museum (www.burkemuseum.org)
In two poems for the new year, Lois Red Elk offers MoJo readers the chance to expand their human vocabulary
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The Midlife Crisis Trilogy: To Live Or Die

December 28, 2017 // Community, Community Change

In the conclusion of Timothy Tate's series 'When Peter Pan Enters Middle Age', Walt faces his moment of truth
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Trading Away Wildness For Oil And Tax Breaks

December 26, 2017 // Opinion, Public Lands

Caribou in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
A respected Wyoming conservationist schools a U.S. senator after he votes to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to energy development
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Beholding Creation: Counting Birds At Christmas

December 23, 2017 // Culture, Wildlife

Chickadee Photo courtesy NPS
MoJo's Intrepid Nature Columnist Susan Marsh Carries On A Grand American Holiday Tradition
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For Every Great Trout Stream, There's A Conservation Map

December 20, 2017

O'Dell Creek, an important fish-rearing tributary to the Madison River that flows through the Granger and Longhorn ranches
MoJo's fearless angling columnist Liam Diekmann gets a lesson in the science of good water 
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