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Beholding The Golden Green Goose That Hatched One Of The Richest Counties in America

January 22, 2018 // Economy, Ecosystem Protection, Growth—Good, Bad & Ugly, Guest Commentary

 Moulton Barn fronting the Tetons
Teton County, Wyo. Commissioner Mark Newcomb examines the cost—and dividends— of protecting a wild American ecosystem
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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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If We Want Civility, We Must Loosen Our Strangleholds Of Self-Certainty

January 15, 2018

A Wyoming rancher's daughter who became a Jackson Hole mayor says we need more neighborly empathy
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Beholding The Golden Green Goose That Hatched One Of The Richest Counties in America

January 2, 2018

Moulton Barn in Grand Teton National Park, Photo courtesy National Park Service
Teton County, Wyo. Commissioner Mark Newcomb examines the cost—and dividends— of protecting a wild American ecosystem
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Let Heaven And Nature Sing: Merry Christmas From Mountain Journal

December 24, 2017

An Elk Antler Arch At Christmas, Jackson, Wyoming, painting by Sue Cedarholm
At Yuletide, Sue Cedarholm paints a glowing elk antler archway in Jackson, Wyoming's downtown square 
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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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The Killing Fields Await Yellowstone Bison Once Again In Montana

December 15, 2017 // Yellowstone

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More than 10,000 Yellowstone bison have been killed based on a faulty premise. Like the worry over Chronic Wasting Disease, this controversy has connections to Wyoming's feedgrounds
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Sunrise At Glory In A Time Of Climate Change

December 12, 2017

Pining for snow, Sue Cedarholm sizes up Glory Bowl
Painter Sue Cedarholm's watercolor features Jackson Hole's most beloved local winter landmark—and thoughts of what is yet to come 
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The Undeniable Value of Wolves, Bears, Lions And Coyotes In Battling Disease

December 11, 2017

Photo courtesy NPS / Jacob W. Frank
Part 4 in Mountain Journal's series on Chronic Wasting Disease and the threat it poses to America's wildest ecosystem. By killing predators, are states that still cling to Little Red Riding Hood shooting themselves in the foot?
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Everyone Has An Opinion About Government But Many Citizens Would Flunk Civics

December 11, 2017

In this provocative column by Susan Marsh, she wonders aloud: If citizens are so ignorant about lots of things, are we expecting too much in asking them to know and care about public lands, wildlife and nature?
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What Does It Mean To Be An Animal Person?

November 22, 2017 // Hunting

Study after study confirms that sentience (emotions, connection and intelligence) flows across species.
Marc Bekoff, a leading figure in the American animal rights movement, sounds off on Wyoming's proposed hunt of grizzly bears and emerging science revealing the emotions and intelligence of non-human beings
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Is Greater Yellowstone Really Ready To Confront Its Future?

November 22, 2017 // Public Lands, Ranching, The New West

Photo courtesy Trust for Public Land
From concerns about population growth and climate change to wildlife diseases and rising levels of recreation, FutureWest hosts a symposium focused on the future of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
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Chronic Wasting Disease Strikes Montana And Continues Its March On Yellowstone

November 16, 2017 // Chronic Wasting Disease, Public Lands, Wildlife, Yellowstone

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Part 3 in Mountain Journal's ongoing series on Chronic Wasting Disease. With ultra-deadly CWD now in Montana wildlife for first time, critics say public officials are demonstrating irresponsibility by having no coordinated plan for confronting the disease
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The Land Is Big, We Are Small, The Potential Perils Many

November 10, 2017

"Avalanche Canyon" by Sue Cedarholm
Sometimes Art Puts The Scale Of People In Perspective. In Watercolor Diary, Sue Cedarholm Goes To Avalanche Canyon
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