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The Yellowstone Caldera Is Aflutter With Recent Shakes, Rattles and Rolls

February 21, 2018

Grand Prismatic Spring courtesy of NPS /  Neal Herbert
The ground beneath Yellowstone continues to be aswarm with earthquakes. Learn why.
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Purple Haze: The Crystal Ball Of Politics For The Northern Rockies

February 20, 2018

Photo courtesy Ed Thomes
University professor David Parker assesses the prospects of Tester, Gianforte and where flyover states are headed
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Why Some Western Towns Live Or Die

February 15, 2018

 Photo courtesy Dave Touissant (photographersnature.com)
A prominent economist explains the value of public land for 21st-century America
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'Liberal Radio Media' As Elusive As Bigfoot In The Rural West

February 13, 2018 // The New West

"Sasquatch," a painting by Robert Bateman
Still, Trump Administration wants to zero out funding for NPR, PBS, arts and humanities
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Wild Animal Tales Told In Tracks, Spoor, Life And Death

February 4, 2018 // Yellowstone

Elk antlers Photo by Steven Fuller
For winterkeeper Steven Fuller, Yellowstone's drama is written in the snow
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Are Trump, GOP Fueling A Blue, Green Tidal Wave?

February 1, 2018 // Conservation, Public Lands, The New West

Congressional redistricting and deepening support for conservation could soon be re-shaping the map of America
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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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