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What If The Lakota Had Wiped Lewis And Clark Off The Map?

June 15, 2020

Lewis and Clark heading into indigenous homelands
It could have happened. A descendent in the same blood line as Crazy Horse reflects on the Corps of Discovery staying alive and William Clark's racist attitudes
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A Wolverine Named Olive

June 12, 2020

One of the wolverines in Dr. Kim Heinemeyer,'s research project
What her story and that of others tells us about the impacts of recreation on sensitive species
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Composting Carcasses In Cattle Country Keeps Livestock And Predators Alive

June 11, 2020

A wolf joins magpies in a wild feast
Writer Kate Hill explores why it's important for conservation groups to protect rancher identity in times of livestock loss
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Finding Space To Thrive In One Of America's Wildest Neighborhoods

June 10, 2020

A mother in her home range
Writer Jessianne Castle profiles a ranching family near Yellowstone where grizzlies and wolves come with the terrain
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Why A District Ranger Became Disgruntled With The US Forest Service

June 9, 2020

Looking into the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness
Hank Rate remembers when the Custer-Gallatin National Forest stalled wilderness protection and abandoned conservation in favor of getting the cut out
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Paying Forward A Wild Mountain: Perspective Of A Seasoned Montana Leader

June 7, 2020

The snowclad Gallatins rise over Paradise Valley
Dorothy Bradley says wilderness campaign for Gallatin Range deserves better than Gallatin Forest Partnership offers. She says Forest Service needs to have bigger vision too.
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Young And Roused: Movement In West Strives To Remake Communities Wholer

June 7, 2020

Forward Montana a part of youth movement
In Rockies, Forward Montana empowers leaders to confront injustice, navigate corona uncertainty, and challenge economic disparity. One of its staffers explains how
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Guest Essay: Why The Gallatin Mountains Need Permanent Protection, Especially Now

June 5, 2020

One lake in the wild Gallatins
As a seasonal backcountry ranger-naturalist in adjacent Yellowstone, Orville "Butch" Bach has witnessed change coming to the region for decades—and fewer spots left untouched by people
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Palms On Buffalo Skull: With Maka Unci, We Are Never Alone

June 4, 2020

Buffalo horns: do they offer a dilemma or direction?
Two poems to usher in summer by Lois Red Elk (Dakota/Lakota) as we contemplate the wisdom of Taku Wakan
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A Young Journalist Finds Boot Camp In America's Wildest Ecosystem

June 1, 2020

Lorea Zabaleta ice climbing a frozen water pitch
Lorea Zabaleta grew up hearing about the conservation issues of Greater Yellowstone. Now, as MoJo's summer college intern, she's writing about them
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A Blackfeet Mother Fights For Sacred Mountains

May 29, 2020

Badger-Two Medicine
Kendall Edmo rises to help defend the Badger-Two Medicine from energy development
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30 By 30: Indigenous Communities Taking Lead In Addressing Climate Change, Protecting Wildlife

May 29, 2020

Kendall Edmo defends the Badger-Two Medicine
30 X 30: New report from the Wyss Foundation highlights First Nations leaders in our own back yard and around the world
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Griz Expert Says 'Mountain Bikes Are A Grave Threat To Bears'

May 26, 2020

A Greater Yellowstone grizzly
When it comes to safeguarding bears, scientists say wilderness-caliber lands, free of riders, are important to bruin persistence and that of other wildland species
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On Getting Unrattled

May 22, 2020

Is there any place to escape the worry of Covid-19?
A psychotherapist confesses his own Covid-19 worries, when even the legendary Mother's Day fly fishing hatch on the Yellowstone River brings no relief
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