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The So-Called 'Underutilized Backcountry'

March 18, 2021

Turning backcountry into frontcountry
This week cartoonist John Potter spoofs claims by federal agencies and outdoor recreationists that wildlands are practically worthless unless filled with more human funhogs
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Four Bold Ideas To Save Greater Yellowstone (And Certain To Make Some Squirm)

March 15, 2021

Nature and former ag lands going, going gone
Lee Nellis first wrote in Mountain Journal about the failures of conservation. Now he wants to provoke a real discussion about how not to become Colorado. Are we ready to take aversive action?
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Wildlife: The Local 'Stakeholders' Often Given No Voice Or Forgotten

March 14, 2021

A mother elk in Greater Yellowstone and her calf
In this op-ed Anne Millbrooke says that Wilderness provides plenty of things becoming ever rarer and which money can't replace simply in the modern world
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A 'Dark Ages' Of Wildlife Management Descends On The West

March 11, 2021

The bad news for bears?
In MoJo's The Week That Is, Wilkinson and Sadler discuss how state legislators are setting back wildlife conservation for griz, wolves and other iconic animals
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Grandstanding With Hidden Agendas?

March 9, 2021

Sen. Daines and. Deb Haaland
This week cartoonist John Potter lampoons US Sen. Steve Daines for seeking to block Deb Haaland from becoming first Native American interior secretary 
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Are Hunters Still Leading Wildlife Conservation in America?

March 8, 2021

Teddy Roosevelt the young hunter
In MoJo's The Week That Is, Wilkinson and Sadler talk about how declines in hunter numbers nationwide are creating budget challenges for states
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Backward Thinking Targets Bears And Wolves

March 7, 2021

Bad old days for grizzlies?
Op-ed: Chris Servheen, longtime national head of grizzly recovery in Lower 48, says Montana, Idaho are degenerating into anti-predator hysteria
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Meet The Witless New West, Same As The Old West

March 2, 2021

It's not easy being a native species in Montana
This week cartoonist John Potter lampoons the Montana legislature's backward bills taking aim at grizzlies, wolves and bison
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Leaving Waniyetu

March 2, 2021

Survival is the last part of a brutal season
Lois Red Elk offers a pair of poems about the promise and struggle end of winter brings
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What's Our Role In Saving Greater Yellowstone?

March 1, 2021

Migrating elk, one of Greater Yellowstone's wildlife wonders
Every one of us, who feels connected to America's 'wildlife Serengeti,' needs to rally or the wildness we treasure here will be lost
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When Wild Nature Enters Our Dreams

February 28, 2021

What are your dreams telling you?
From visions to daydreams to the imagery that visits us in slumber, dreamscapes can reveal much about ourselves and how we're navigating the world
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Pitched Agony

February 28, 2021

Eddy Prugh battles for the ball and a place on a team
For a young athlete, is it better to chase a spot at the top and fall short, or make the grade then get cut? In his ongoing series, Eddy Prugh's journey of hard knocks continues
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Jackson Hole Resident Who Fed Bears—Including Grizzly 399—Now In Spotlight

February 26, 2021

Grizzly 399 and four cubs in 2020
Controversial practice of humans nourishing wildlife raises concerns about country's most famous bruin and negative consequences for animals
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Wildlife Don't Need This Kind Of Human Charity

February 24, 2021

Creating a lethal addiction
Whether out of perceived goodwill or ignorance, feeding wildlife can have deadly consequences
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