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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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Of God And Guns: How The Sagebrush Rebellion Turned Into A Hotbed Of Armed Modern Radicals

March 24, 2020

A cowboy petroglyph?
In this excerpt from Betsy Gaines Quammen's new book 'American Zion: Cliven Bundy, God & Public Lands in the West,' the author explores how Utah became the center of anti-federalism
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With Fate of Iconic Mountains Uncertain, Members of Gallatin Forest Partnership Make Their Case

February 17, 2020

Why protect the Gallatins?
Interest groups believe their plan offers a real chance to secure permanent protection for the Wild Gallatins
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Yellowstone Time: Of Personal Transformation Set To Nature's Rhythms

December 31, 2019

The winterkeeper and his medium
Off the beaten path, Steven Fuller reveals the national park unknown to most of the masses
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Are We Giving The Wild Gallatins The Visionary Protection They Really Deserve?

December 29, 2019

The Buffalo Horn drainage in the Wild Gallatins
By the wildlife they hold, the Gallatin Mountains are wilder than most national parks in the Lower 48. So why are the Forest Service and enviro groups balking at more extensive protections?
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Imperiled Sustenance?

December 10, 2019

Hunting as Culture
Poet Lois Red Elk shares her concern about how Chronic Wasting Disease may affect the animals rooted deep in indigenous culture
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Chronic Wasting Disease Reaches Wild Elk In Montana

November 25, 2019

A cow elk in Yellowstone
For the first time ever, CWD has been confirmed in Montana wapiti. How might it affect America's most iconic concentration of big game animals?
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Up North There's Concern About Skinny Grizzlies And Declining Salmon

November 11, 2019

A coastal grizzly feasts on salmon
Another reminder that all grizzly foods aren't equal. When you lose one, as has been shown in Greater Yellowstone, it can disorder things at an ecosystem level
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When E in Environmentalist Stands For Empathy

October 21, 2019

Photo courtesy Glacier NPS
MoJo columnist Jordan Payne says righteousness alone won't convince young people to support landscape protection
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The Mega Value Of Forests Free Of Roads

October 8, 2019

Centennial Wilderness Study Area
A former Forest Service Chief and the national head of Trout Unlimited recall the motivation behind an amazing act of conservation that could be undone by Trump
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Should Carrying Bear Spray Be Required For Big Game Hunters In Grizzly Country?

October 3, 2019

Grizzly on a carcass
Just as life vests are required for boaters and wearing orange for rifle hunters, Mike Bader says bear spray ought to be compulsory too
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Americans Love Public Lands And Species Conservation But How Do We Pay For Them?

September 26, 2019

A bull elk in Yellowstone
Opinion: John Goodell says a new bill, "The Recovering America's Wildlife Act," offers a game-changing path forward. What you need to know
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Armed And Ready—For Safer Travel In Griz Country

September 23, 2019

When every second matters...
Danielle Oyler teaches people how to live and recreate smarter around places where bears live. How knowledgeable are you?
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It's Time To Get The Lead Out Of Hunting Ammo

September 5, 2019

A bald eagle feasting on a deer
Eliminating lead bullets isn't anti-hunting, experts say; it's being pro-human and wildlife health. Franz Camenzind asks: what sportsman would be opposed to that?
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