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John Maclean's Memoir Goes Deep Behind 'A River Runs Through It'

July 22, 2021

Water is a binding tether across generations
What really happened to Norman's brother, Paul, who dies in the fly-fishing classic? Maclean answers it with writing that, in some ways, exceeds his dad's
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In The American West, These New Job Prospects Are Burning Hot

July 21, 2021

Optimists always see the glass as half full
In his latest MoJo cartoon, John Potter suggests that less precipitation, rising temps and super droughts are making current notions of 'forest health' obsolete
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In The Bull's Eye: A Human Swarm Is Overwhelming The Yellowstone Region

July 20, 2021

Greater Yellowstone is a bull's eye for growth
Amid unprecedented development and outdoor recreation pressure, three experts say new strategies urgently needed to save America's most famous wildlife ecosystem
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Slaying Wolves To 'Save' The Elk?

July 14, 2021

More elk today than in nearly 200 years
As Montana and Idaho move to re-decimate their wild wolf populations, MoJo cartoonist John Potter calls out their faulty argument
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Dear Senator Johnson

July 8, 2021

Maybe the senator ought to come West?
Want to know what cartoonist John Potter thinks about the Wisconsin lawmaker's claim that climate change is a bunch of BS? As the West scorches, Potter offers a reply
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Dead Griz Along Yellowstone River Now Subject Of Poaching Investigation

June 30, 2021

Griz 394 now subject of poaching probe
The body of Grizzly 394, a 25-year-old male, attracted lots of human photo ops in Gardiner but now is a criminal case after someone removed its head and claws, officials say
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The Climate Change Neros Of Capitol Hill

June 30, 2021

Can you guess the member of  Congress who is Potter's target?
For those elected officials who continue to deny the scientific facts about climate change, John Potter believes a reckoning is coming and history will judge them harshly
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With Color, Flato Has A Magic Touch

June 29, 2021

Paradise Valley Cloud by Malou Flato
Artist Malou Flato, known nationally for her mixed media explorations of nature, shines in a new showing of oil paintings devoted to Paradise Valley, Montana
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Beloved Beasts Is A Perfect Read For The West—And Our Time

June 24, 2021

Nijhuis: We've rallied before—and we can again
New important book by Michelle Nijhuis tracks evolution of American conservation and arrives at this conclusion: there is still hope but we have to act now
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Bears Again Paying The Price When People Behave Badly

June 23, 2021

How again is Felicia a "problem" bear?
John Potter wonders aloud: what teaching moment is being squandered as wildlife managers heavy-handedly respond to grizzly bear mother "Felicia" and cubs on Wyoming's Togwotee Pass?
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John Heminway: American Master Of Dramatic Earthly Storytelling

June 15, 2021

Heminway on the trail of elephant poachers
From writing for legendary Wyoming outdoorsman Curt Gowdy to exposing elephant ivory poachers on film, John Heminway fights for wildness by telling the truth
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Trout Barbs: Read Their Lips

June 9, 2021

Who's having more fun—anglers or the fish they catch?
Cartoonist John Potter considers the growing juggernaut of Western fly fishing from the perspective of anglers and their sentient freshwater quarry
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All Aboard The Bustling New Trails To "Nowhere"

June 2, 2021

Wildlife want to know: what is conservation?
Everybody is demanding access to Greater Yellowstone's finite wildlands but who is defending the wildlife that calls it home? A new cartoon by John Potter
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Scary Bear Tales

May 26, 2021

Mama describes the most dangerous animals in the woods
Grizzly oral traditions: What MoJo cartoonist John Potter overheard at a Greater Yellowstone backcountry campsite
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