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'Unbroken Wilderness:' Some Call The Porcupine And Buffalo Horn 'Holy Land'

May 14, 2020

High above the Buffalo Horn
As animal highways important to Yellowstone Park, Bart Koehler says they are also the Gallatins' beating wild heart—and deserve protection

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‘Unbroken Wilderness:’ The Quest To Save The Wild Gallatins

May 12, 2020

The Gallatins: wilder than most US national parks
For this American mountain range vital to Yellowstone's world-class wildlife, Bart Koehler reflects on why protecting it is one of the most important conservation issues in the West
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'They Still See Us': A New Poem by Lois Red Elk

May 7, 2020

"Many-Drums Moon," a painting by John Potter
The Dakota/Lakota poet writes of walking the paths of the four directions with humility and honor
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One of America's Biggest Wildlife Conservation Issues You Need To Know About

May 6, 2020

The Wild Gallatin Crest
Stretching between Yellowstone National Park and Bozeman, the Gallatins are the only mountains rimming Yellowstone without significant wilderness protection. Will the Forest Service show vision?
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America's Big Open Was Anything But Lonely Or Empty

May 1, 2020

Did you know bighorns migrate, too?
Along with indigenous people, native animals large and small once covered North America's prairies—and in some places, they could again.
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When An American Tourist Mecca Copes With Two Possible Fates: "Bad" And "Worse"

April 27, 2020

Surreally empty: Dornan's in Grand Teton National Park
A young Jackson Hole businessperson carrying on a family tradition fears that for many re-opening Yellowstone and Grand Teton to visitors could come too little too late
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Covid-19 And Climate Change Pose Similar Challenges For Montana And The Greater Yellowstone Region

April 26, 2020

A forest fire in Yellowstone
The arrival of novel coronavirus, two scientists say, is forcing us to move beyond short-term thinking—the exact thing preventing us from dealing with the climate change future
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Our Communities Are Being Defined By How We Respond To Covid-19

April 23, 2020

Giving creates infectious hope
Give Big, the annual celebration of non-profits, arrives at a crucial moment when citizens are anxious to get out—and rally. We guarantee this interview with Bridget Wilkinson will open your heart
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Chasing The Dream: The Journey Of A Mountain Town Kid Taking On The Impossible

April 22, 2020

Eddy Prugh in action
A lot of young athletes dream of breaking through to college and pro careers. Montanan Eddy Prugh blazed a trail in soccer and reflects on what it demanded
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Digging Out: When Surviving Two Avalanches Is Just The Start Of Dealing With Trauma

April 18, 2020

Setting out on the fateful morning
Ken Scott was buried for more than an hour, unable to move. He had lost hope. In part two of his story, he writes about the anguish in learning to breath again
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Chronic Wasting Disease: America's Homegrown Contagion That Lumbers On Four Hooves

April 12, 2020

Acronym for a series emerging zoosis (disease)
Forget, for a moment, Covid-19 and bats. Epidemiologists say we need to take seriously this wildlife version of Mad Cow rapidly spreading across the country. First in a new investigative series
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Perpetual Resurrection: New Life Springs From What Came Before

April 12, 2020

An old tree keeps giving back
As Jackson Hole poet Libby Crews Wood notes, all of us, every living being, contributes to the masterpiece of Nature
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What Can Greater Yellowstone Learn From Africa? (Remembering Garth Owen-Smith 1944-2020)

April 11, 2020

From sport hunting iconic species to giving local communities ownership over wildlife, Namibia may do things that drive some American conservationists crazy, but it has slowed and reversed the decimation of wildlife
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The Spirit World Is Never Apart

April 7, 2020

Red Elk: count your natural blessings
How does poet Lois Red Elk find grounding in challenging times? By honoring the soulful sustenance of the creator's gifts
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