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My Golden Weeping Willow—Finding Grounding In The Spectacular Ordinary

February 1, 2018 // Co-existence

A golden weeping willow (MaxPixel)
Naturalist Susan Marsh opens her old journal and muses on boredom, beauty, impermanence and the lament of a favorite tree cut down
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The Future Of The Local Small Town Ski Hill

February 1, 2018 // Big Art of Nature, Community, Community Change, Public Lands

Snow King Mountain
Sue Cedarholm paints a picture that speaks to both nostalgia and concern about Snow King
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The Essential Role Of Eco-Capitalism In Saving The Best That Remains

January 29, 2018 // Conservation, Private Lands, The New West

Ted Turner  Photo by Todd Wilkinson
Greater Yellowstone's rich tapestry will be won—or lost—based on what businesspeople do next
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Imagine Foreign Invaders Coming Into The Land

January 26, 2018 // Community, Community Change, Culture

Lois Red Elk's high plains. Photo by Lois Red Elk
Poet Lois Red Elk serves as translator on a road trip and pays homage to Ella Cara Deloria 
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Who Is Willing To Defend American Wilderness?

January 24, 2018 // Public Lands, Wilderness

The Palisades Wilderness Study Area in Wyoming
As attacks on wilderness and environmental laws rage, many citizens wonder why some prominent conservation groups seem to be missing in action?
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Dreaming of Grass Roofs

January 24, 2018 // Architecture, Growth—Good, Bad & Ugly

Eagle Rock Sod Roof House, Bozeman, Montana
MoJo columnist Lori Ryker highlights organic architecture that celebrates place by blending into it
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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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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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Yellowstone Investigates Illegal Release of 52 Park Bison From Quarantine

January 17, 2018 // Bison, Yellowstone

Yellowstone bison, photo by Jim Peaco/NPS
Park officials say criminal trespass undermines effort to get animals transplanted on native reservations
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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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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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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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