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Stopping A Yellowstone Hetch-Hetchy: When Private Interests Nearly Put Parts Of America's First National Park Under Water

July 28, 2019

Yellowstone Lake, site of a defeated dam
In this excerpt from John Taliaferro's new book on George Bird Grinnell, local efforts to exploit Yellowstone remind us again that past is prelude
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George Bird Grinnell: His Impact As "The Father of American Conservation" Written Across Today's West

July 22, 2019

Taliaferro's great new book on Grinnell
John Taliaferro's "Grinnell: America's Environmental Pioneer and His Restless Drive to Save the West" is epic, entertaining and important
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Curbing Our Egos In All Ages

June 23, 2019

Why is it so hard for younger folk to embrace restraint in our consumption of nature? Is a new form of 'athletic Manifest Destiny' upon us? Timothy Tate ruminates.
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Big Guns Want 230,000 Acres Of Gallatins Near Yellowstone Protected As Wilderness

May 14, 2019

One wild corner of the Gallatin Range
Founder of Patagonia joins former U.S. Interior Secretary and dozens of eminent scientists who say capital "W" essential to safeguarding wildlife in core of Greater Yellowstone
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Reason For Optimism On Earth Day 2019?

April 22, 2019

An environment half empty or full?
Despite major environmental challenges, Brian Yablonski writes in this op-ed that there are many reasons to reject doom and gloom—and embrace hope
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The Power Of Words: How We Use Language To Justify Our Consumption Of Nature

March 11, 2019 // Public Lands, Wildlife, Wyoming

A wolf in Yellowstone
MoJo columnist Susan Marsh waxes on how we 'harvest' living things to avoid admitting we're taking their lives
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Why More Heat Means The End Of The Predictable World As We Know It

February 13, 2019

Warming is being hastened by feedback loops
By not confronting the causes of climate change, we're setting ourselves up for huge economic and ecological impacts. A comprehensive analysis by Lance Olsen on this and the Green New Deal
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So Help Us God: When Faith Is Used As A Blunt Weapon

February 6, 2019

U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming
With climate change, public land issues and other important matters before House Resources Committee, will lawmakers swear to God that they'll be seeking the truth?
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The Artful Angler

January 23, 2019

Mike Gurnett and giant fly
Life after government: Mike Gurnett celebrates wildlife in metal after being a spokesman for the natural world         
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Grizzly Matters: A Recap Of Court Actions Involving Greater Yellowstone Bears

January 6, 2019 // Burning Off, Grizzly Bears

A griz in search of connectivity?
When it comes to true recovery for America's most famous bruins, the focus is not on numbers but biological connectivity
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With Wildfires, It's Easy To Rake Trump Over The Coals

December 19, 2018

Better forest health via raking?
But MoJo columnist Steve Primm, a volunteer firefighter, says it's more important to heed the burning facts
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A Death Of Ethics: Is Hunting Destroying Itself?

December 12, 2018 // Hunting, Wildlife

Coyote taken in Wyoming hunt
From killing baboon families to staging predator-killing contests, hunters stand accused of violating the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation. Now they’re being called out by their own.
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Atop The Ecosystem Custer-Gallatin Shines

September 13, 2018

Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness
In MoJo's new series "Beyond the National Parks," we explore Greater Yellowstone's longest national forest
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Gallatin Range Deserves Wilderness Protection: An Ecologist's Op Ed

September 6, 2018

A view of the Madisons from the Gallatins
George Wuerthner says one of Greater Yellowstone's most important wildlife areas is unprotected
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