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A Reckoning For John Muir and Teddy Too?

July 22, 2020

Theodore Roosevelt and John Muir in Yosemite
Head of Sierra Club calls out organization's towering co-founder as racist, says conservation movement needs to address harm it has caused to people of color
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Here Comes The Sun

July 21, 2020

Dancers looking into the sun
For people of the prairie, as poet Lois Red Elk reminds, summer is a time of togetherness, prayer and gratitude
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Opinion: The Lie—And Shame—Of 'Wildlife Management' In Alaska

July 21, 2020

A black bear with a salmon dinner in Alaska
Renowned nature writer Bill Sherwonit calls out Alaska's push to allegedly bolster big game herds by allowing the killing of bears and wolves, including cubs and pups, in their dens
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Giving Grizzlies Their Legal Voice

July 19, 2020

A mother grizzly and cub
Robert Aland, a tax attorney from Chicago, credits bears with turning him into a citizen advocate for nature—as he believes all residents, even part-timers, should be
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Chasing The Dream: When Opportunity Arrives, Trying Not To Choke

July 16, 2020

Prugh aims and fires
Eddy Prugh was a soccer phenom in Bozeman, Montana. Then, on the way home from playing in Bolivia, two emails gave him butterflies in the gut
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Listed Again: Greater Yellowstone Grizzlies Federally Protected And Won't Be Trophy Hunted

July 14, 2020

Griz 399: matriarch poster child for her species
What the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals wrote in its high-profile ruling and what it means for the most iconic population of bears in the world
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How One Version Of Paradise Found Became Lost

July 8, 2020

Is Hawaii a Greater Yellowstone harbinger?
A veteran journalist reflects on Hawaii and what it portends for other Shangri-las like Greater Yellowstone
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When "Collaboration" Surrenders Things That Shouldn't Be Bargained Away

July 2, 2020

Are wildlife conservationists doing enough to scrutinize bad development?
Opinion:  George Monbiot, one of the foremost nature writers in the world, tells a story set in England that has parallels to Greater Yellowstone
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Why the Great American Outdoors Act Is A Big Deal

July 1, 2020

The bill helps to address park infrastructure challenges
In this op-ed, Stephanie Adams of the National Parks Conservation Association explains what passage of the bill does for public lands
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When Covid-19 Refugees Invade Our Space And Act Recklessly

June 28, 2020

Don't worry about the future: be here now
How Susan Marsh, a Greater Yellowstonean, is finding summer solace in her renewed gratitude for public lands
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Griz Causes Minor Injury To Hiker In Yellowstone

June 24, 2020

A grizzly in Yellowstone
The park's first human-bear incident of 2020 happened near Old Faithful
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A Black Woman Who Tried To Survive In The Dark, White Forest

June 18, 2020 // Diversity, Forest Service

Melody Mobley
The Forest Service's first African-American woman forester reflects on sexual assault, justice denied, and racism in one of the country’s premier land management agencies
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Devils Tower Vs. Bear Lodge: How A Name Shapes The Way Westerners Approach Holy Ground

June 16, 2020

Bear Lodge a.k.a. Devils Tower
Just because one culture dismisses the sacredness of a site does that mean it isn't? A young climber reflects on native reverence for a monolith that mountaineers regard as a fine place to play
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What If The Lakota Had Wiped Lewis And Clark Off The Map?

June 15, 2020

Lewis and Clark heading into indigenous homelands
It could have happened. A descendent in the same blood line as Crazy Horse reflects on the Corps of Discovery staying alive and William Clark's racist attitudes
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