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Ultra-lethal 'Cyanide Bombs' Used To Kill Public Wildlife Banned For Now In Wyoming

August 20, 2019

A deadly M-44 'cyanide bomb'
Despite coming under increasing pressure, EPA remains noncommittal to abolishing deadly M-44s used to kill predators that eat livestock on public land
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Once Proud Forest Service Poised To Help Gut NEPA

August 19, 2019

A landmark law is under attack
Instead of a improving a landmark environmental law, changes appear designed to flout environmental standards, says award-winning former Forest Service veteran
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Putting Pendley In Charge Of BLM Reveals Trump's True Radical Agenda For The West?

August 19, 2019

Pendley takes over BLM
Columnist Tim Crawford says if you worried about former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, Pendley is more frightening
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Nature Helps Kids Have Compassion For The World

August 13, 2019

Having a civil society starts with empathy
In a time of rising social anxiety and mass violence, empathy seems in short supply. Exposure to wild places can revive it
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Social Media: Harnessing The Digital Human Ecosystem To Protect Nature

August 7, 2019

 A Yellowstone warning circulated on social media
MoJo summer intern Jordan Payne explores the multiple ways, for good and bad, that social media is affecting the way we interface with the wild outdoors
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On Solitude

July 31, 2019

Embracing nature on one's own authentic terms
A young woman of color in the West craves her connections to nature but struggles with the fact it doesn't always feel safe
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When Cultures Collide

July 30, 2019

Do you know what happened here?
From the Battle of Pierre's Hole to a debate over an offensive high school mascot, Teton Valley is a perfect place for historical reflection
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Stopping A Yellowstone Hetch-Hetchy: When Private Interests Nearly Put Parts Of America's First National Park Under Water

July 28, 2019

Yellowstone Lake, site of a defeated dam
In this excerpt from John Taliaferro's new book on George Bird Grinnell, local efforts to exploit Yellowstone remind us again that past is prelude
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Peace Of Mind Along The Slow, Plodding Path

July 23, 2019

What more do you see at slow speed?
How trail therapy delivers a perfect dose of meaning
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Why A Group In Jackson Hole, Devoted To Unbridled Adventure, Conservation And Diversity, Is Under Fire

July 23, 2019

Do we consume nature to protect it?
SHIFT can still have real impact but only if it is willing to shift itself 
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George Bird Grinnell: His Impact As "The Father of American Conservation" Written Across Today's West

July 22, 2019

Taliaferro's great new book on Grinnell
John Taliaferro's "Grinnell: America's Environmental Pioneer and His Restless Drive to Save the West" is epic, entertaining and important
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A Native Ponders The Irony Of 'Go Back Where You Came From'

July 21, 2019

Immigrant Christopher Columbus
Lois Red Elk, 500-generation Dakota/Lakota, writes about getting her 'Cobell check' and 500 years of injustice
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How Lost Words Translate Into Lost Worlds

July 18, 2019

It goes by the Snake but has other names
Place names matter, even when describing the ineffable and especially if monikers provide cover for cultural amnesia
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Is Geotagging Putting A Bullseye On The Last Best Places?

July 16, 2019

Making a memory that will bring bigger crowds?
Photographs and videos being shared on social media are causing hideaways to get overrun. So what can be done? 
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