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An Amorous Bull Moose, Rejected During The Rut

October 4, 2017 // Big Art of Nature

Sue Cedarholm's latest piece for Watercolor Diary
In her latest edition of Watercolor Diary, Sue Cedarholm portrays a Jackson Hole bull moose in the middle of the rut.
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Charting The Rise Of A Famous Grizzly Bear Mother In Jackson Hole

October 3, 2017 // Grizzly Bears, The New West

"First Light-Grizzly", Thomas Mangelsen's photograph of Grizzly 399 crossing the Snake River, is awe-inspiring.  But events in a bear's life can turn on perilous moments.
People Forget That Before Grizzly 399 Became The World's Most Famous Bear, There Was Jackson Hole Grizzly Mama 474
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The Lords Of Yesterday Are Back And They Want America's Public Land

September 28, 2017 // Opinion, Public Lands

Views from Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument -- Pilot Rock, Courtesy of BLM photographer Bob Wick
Barry Reiswig—a backcountry horseman, hunter, angler and former civil servant —pushes back against what he calls "the radical agenda" of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke
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To Be A Man, Real Warriors Don't Have To Kill Lions

September 26, 2017 // Co-existence, Culture

Daniel Ole Sambu
America's wildest ecosystem can learn some valuable lessons about human-predator conflicts from Daniel Ole Sambu and his campaign to protect African lions
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Autumn Interlude: Painting Grizzly Bear Mother 399

September 25, 2017 // Grizzly Bears

399 and Cubs Crossing Pacific Creek, watercolor 184 by Sue Cedarholm
Grizzly 399 is the most famous modern bear in the world.  Sue Cedarholm paints the matriarch as she guides her cubs through Jackson Hole on a quest to sate the hunger of hyperphagia.
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Within An Old Burn, Views Of White Turned To Black And Fading Fireweed

September 21, 2017 // Big Art of Nature

Sue Cedarholm
In Her Latest Installment Of Watercolor Diary, Sue Cedarholm Literally Hikes Into Wilderness From Town With Her Daughters And Finds A Fresh Scene
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A Good Life Writing After Years In The Forest Service

September 20, 2017 // Big Art of Nature, Conservation, Culture

Susan Marsh
Mountain Journal columnist Susan Marsh spent three decades working for the US Forest Service, working on recreation and wilderness protection in both the Gallatin National Forest of Montana and Wyoming's Bridger-Teton National Forest. Today she's an award-wining writer.
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Fake News And Media Bias? It's Actually Me-Bias And Most Of Us Are Guilty

September 4, 2017 // Culture

Illustration by Diane Kaup Benefiel/Wilson, Wyoming
In his new column, Trigger Warning, now debuting at Mountain Journal, social commentator David J Swift suggests those who embrace alternative facts can't handle the truth
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A Montana Political Giant Says Citizens Must Hold Elected Officials To Account

August 28, 2017 // Civil Society, Politics, The New West

Former Ambassador to China and U.S. Sen. Max Baucus
Max Baucus, the former Ambassador to China and Longtime U.S. Senator From Montana, Says Citizens Will Get The Democracy They Deserve—If They Demand It
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Even In Paradise, Everyone Needs To Heal Something, Especially The Seemingly Invincible

August 23, 2017 // Community, Community Change

Mountain towns cast their own shadows. Photo by Todd Wilkinson
Confronting the myth of perfection, columnist Timothy Tate, a practicing psychotherapist in Bozeman, writes about "distress" accompanying radical changes in mountain communities
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Cosmic Palette: Commemorating Eclipse Totality With Brushes Of Paint

August 22, 2017 // Big Art of Nature, Community, Community Change, Culture, Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole

"Totality," a watercolor painting of eclipse in Wyoming by Sue Cedarholm
In "Watercolor Diary" Day 150, Sue Cedarholm Documents The Great American Eclipse From The Floor Of Grand Teton National Park
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Epic Challenges Are Gripping Jackson Hole But For Hank Phibbs Surrender Is Not An Option

August 14, 2017 // Columnists, Community, Community Change, Conservation, Jackson Hole, Politics, Wyoming

Hank Phibb
Teton County, Wyoming is one of the wealthiest per capita counties in the United States and one of the most strikingly beautiful places on earth. Yet despite its abundance of riches, Teton County is a province of widening economic disparity, tensions between nature preservation and human development, and questions shaping the soul of the community. Hank Phibbs takes us into the heart of the conversation.
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Introducing Mountain Journal: A New Voice for the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

August 14, 2017 // Conservation, Ecosystem Protection, Government Accountability, News, Public Lands, Public-Interest Journalism, Science, The New West, Wildlife

Mountain Journal
MOUNTAIN JOURNAL is public-interest journalism aimed at celebrating an unparalleled region and probing a question: Can America’s last, best and most iconic wild ecosystem be saved? How we make meaning of place and search for answers here has implications for every corner of the country.  
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Marshall Cutchin Brings Modern Thinking To Heraclitus' "Same River Twice"

August 14, 2017 // Columnists, Conservation, Ecosystem Protection, Water, Wildlife

Marshall Cutchin
Marshall Cutchin, publisher of world's largest online flyfishing webzine, joins MoJo stable of writers.  You don't have to be an angler to appreciate Cutchin's incisive thoughts about the value of nature in our lives.
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