All Stories

Search
Newest first

Categories

Beyond Money: The Failure Of Economics To Account For The Value Of Wild Places

February 3, 2022

A bison in Yellowstone
Outdoor recreation in America is worth nearly $1 trillion annually but like any consumptive industry, it can make nature a casualty
Read More

We Outdoor Recreationists—All Of Us— Are Displacing Wildlife

January 31, 2022

The crush of Covid visitation has created a new reality
Scientist April Craighead shares what the Craighead Institute has found so far in its examination of user impacts on wildlife near Bozeman, attitudes toward animals and each other
Read More

Dancing With The Mariposa Lilies of Renewal

January 30, 2022

A lone hiker on the Death Canyon Shelf Trail in Grand Teton Park
Naturalist Susan Marsh ponders the life of resilient mountain wildflowers to gain perspective on the gap not between us and nature, but between us and other people
Read More

A Winterkeeper's Reflections On Yellowstone's State Of Ambient Beings

January 29, 2022

For half a century winter has been Steve Fuller's muse
In a stirring presentation of fantastical imagery, Steve Fuller shows why—and how—Yellowstone becomes wonderland when temperatures fall, the snow flies and water turns to ice
Read More

Is 'The Gallatin Way' Being Lost?

January 27, 2022

A postcard from days when Gallatin Canyon was quaint
A historic scenic passageway to Yellowstone, the Gallatin Canyon is today undergoing profound change. Duncan Patten in his sweet book reminds us what's still at stake
Read More

What If The Airport In Grand Teton National Park Went Away? A Guest Essay

January 23, 2022

A commercial passenger jet lands in Grand Teton Park
Busiest airport in Wyoming and only major commercial one located inside a crown jewel national park, Jackson Hole Airport has transformed its setting and the valley
Read More

Prominent Scientists Push Back Against Delisting Grizzly Bears: Op-Ed

January 13, 2022

Grizzly 399 and one of her recent cubs
When it comes to assessing biological recovery of grizzlies, who is better informed—people who study wildlife for a living or governors and legislators who dislike grizzlies and wolves?
Read More

The Strength Of Great Trees Is Grounded In Deep Roots

January 9, 2022

An old cottonwood reflected in the water
Poet Lois Red Elk reminds that the obvious things we savor about place, wildlife and community have deeper underpinnings in the earth
Read More

What Is Wilderness Without Its Wolves?

January 9, 2022

Does anything more signify wilderness than a wolf howl?
The ecological importance of wolves is irrefutable. In this op-ed, MoJo columnist Franz Camenzind asks why are wolves facing eradication campaigns in federal Wilderness where the health of native species takes priority?
Read More

Hopeful Words Won't Save Us Without Action

January 1, 2022

How can we make 2022 a year to save what matters to us?
As Susan Marsh looks into 2022 and ponders the many challenges to Greater Yellowstone, she says Nature needs allies defending her, not hollow resolutions 
Read More

The Climber-Conservationist Who Literally Put Greater Yellowstone On The Map

December 28, 2021

Rick Reese atop Mount Moran
As advocates for the Yellowstone region go, Rick Reese ranks right up there with the most impactful of all time. His legacy is written in the abundant wildlife and healthy landscapes we value today
Read More

A Seat-Of-The-Pants Cartoon Ripped From The Headlines

December 26, 2021

Scoop lands another story for prime time news
When it comes to wildlife conflict, John Potter asks, why do animals often get blamed for human misbehavior?
Read More

Twilight Of The Yellowstone Winterkeepers

December 24, 2021 // Yellowstone

Portrait of Steven Fuller by Neal Herbert/National Park Service
After nearly 50 years of solitude, Steven Fuller is a living legend in Yellowstone and an endangered 21st-century icon
Read More

'Gunfight' Is One Of The Most Important Books You May Ever Read About Guns In America

December 22, 2021

What Ryan Busse loves to do when he's not writing
Ryan Busse, a Montana hunter, was once a gun industry executive who helped create the uncivil war over firearms in America. Now he's trying to change the discourse before it's too late
Read More