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Nearing The Solstice Reminds How We Are All Interwoven In Nature

November 24, 2021

Tipi frame beneath Aurora Borealis
The annual slide into seasonal darkness and quietude is, for MoJo columnist Susan Marsh, a time of reflection on our spiritual connection to the Earth—and each other
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“Never Here”: Battle Royale In MN Boundary Waters' Mine Fight Has Ties To Greater Yellowstone

November 16, 2021

Boundary Waters: a wilderness marvel in America's Lower 48
Mountain Journal interviews Becky Rom who is hoping to stop a mega copper mine, backed by Chilean investors, from harming the Lower 48's premier water wilderness
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Yellowstone Winterkeeper Bids Adieu To Final Weeks Of Autumn

November 14, 2021

The lines of the season are beginning to blur in Yellowstone
With big crowds now gone from America's oldest national park for awhile,  MoJo columnist Steven Fuller pays tribute to the quiet lull
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Packed Audience Hears Experts Discuss Biggest Threats To Famed Jackson Hole Grizzly 399, Other Bears

November 11, 2021

Can Grizzly 399 and cubs make it safely to the den?
Miracle of grizzly conservation in Lower 48 being undermined by sloppy garbage storage, proliferating development, outdoor recreation pressure and bad laws
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Don't Shred On Them: A Young Star Skier Speaks Up For Bighorns

November 11, 2021

Few bighorns worry about how they spend their leisure time
Hadley Hammer, who learned to carve turns in the Tetons, says recreationists need to consider their growing impacts on sensitive wildlife. Her essay is one well worth reading
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Who Are The Biggest NIMBYS?

November 7, 2021

Do only people have rights to privacy and liberty?
Once again, John Potter pokes fun at humans who fail to grasp the irony of intolerance when we invade the wild backyards of others
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A Nourishment Of Reverence Across Generations

November 7, 2021

"The Deer Dancer" by Woody Crumbo
Poet Lois Red Elk reflects on how, for thousands of years, the aftermaths of successful autumn hunts have been times of coming together for families expressing reverence to the creator
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How Do We Continue The Miracle Of US Grizzly Conservation?

November 6, 2021

In many ways, the fate of Grizzly 399 and cubs in in our hands
Fate of Jackson Hole Grizzly 399, human-bear co-existence and Montana laws hostile to grizzlies will be discussed in virtual town hall Monday night by Servheen, Hilty and Mangelsen. You're invited
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Surrendering Nature To Politics: Are US National Parks In Retreat?

November 3, 2021

Wapiti vs. cattle: In this range war, who should win?
The triumph of cattle and farmers over elk in Point Reyes echoes the same public outrage involving wapiti, wolves and bison in Yellowstone, Grand Teton and Grand Canyon
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Evolution Of A Young Climate Activist

October 23, 2021

Strolling at the front end of a youth movement
Two Lilys:  A high school reporter who is going places interviews a contemporary who isn't content to sit on the sidelines. She's taking action
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Lobo Delusions?

October 19, 2021

Is the problem wolves or fairy tales?
Cartoonist John Potter says Montana's rabid anti-wolf policies, lacking in facts and common sense, are just plain crazy. And they're giving the state a self-inflicted black eye
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How A Mystical American River Can Run Through Your Living Room

October 17, 2021

Out Early, The Ranch (Henrys Fork of the Snake)
Dave Hall, who has gained renown as "the painter of Greater Yellowstone rivers," is on a quest to protect the ecosystem one great riverscape at a time. You can join him
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Montana’s Wildlife Depends On Private Sector Partners—Let's Reward Them: A PERC Rebuttal

October 15, 2021

How does wildlife become asset, not liability on private land?
Should hunting tags be awarded to private landowners who provide important habitat for public wildlife? PERC says incentivizing conservation on private land is essential
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Yellowstone Confronts Its Past

October 11, 2021

Tribes are bringing deeper, truer meaning to Yellowstone
Homeland and crossroads for at least 27 indigenous tribes, Yellowstone as a place has an ancient human history—one seldom acknowledged in its first 150 years as a park
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