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How A Citizen Is Raising Awareness About Threat Of Grand Targhee Expansion

June 1, 2023

Crepuscular rays over the Tetons from the "quiet side"
Howie Garber’s new book touches on the beauty of wildness through a photographer’s lens
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Solving the Mystery of Hemingway’s ‘Big Two-Hearted River’

May 26, 2023

Master engraver Chris Wormell was specially commissioned to provide original artwork for the Centennial Edition of "Big Two-Hearted River"
John Maclean’s foreword to Hemingway’s early masterpiece in the recently published ‘Centennial Edition'
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Can Natural Character Of South Jackson Hole Endure Without Limits On People?

May 26, 2023

A view of the "Northern South Park Neighborhood" in Jackson Hole
Claims that community must grow to fix the affordable housing crisis are not only based on faulty logic but are destroying valley's beloved sense of place, Robert Frodeman writes
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Bison Calf Euthanized After ‘Intentionally Disturbed’ by Man in Yellowstone

May 23, 2023

A bison calf at sunrise on Blacktail Deer Plateau in Yellowstone
Park incident under investigation after witnesses report seeing man push bison calf up hill from Lamar River to roadway
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Finding Greater Yellowstone ‘Magic’ On A Rocky Ridge

May 21, 2023

The Teton Range near the author's home in Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Wanting to name the priceless landmarks she visits in Greater Yellowstone’s great outdoors, MoJo columnist Susan Marsh explores the power behind magical places
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On Yellowstone’s Doorstep, Conservationists Want To Buy Out A Gold Mine

May 19, 2023

View from Crevice Mountain, site of the proposed Crevice gold mine just north of the border to Yellowstone National Park
To halt 'major tragedy,' Greater Yellowstone Coalition must raise $6.25 million by October
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Famous Jackson Hole Grizzly 399 Wows Again, But Now What?

May 18, 2023

Model of Motherhood: 399 and her new cub out of hibernation
Emerging with her 18th cub as part of a historic legendary life, 399 is 27, long in the tooth and still transforming our perceptions of grizzlies. Now it's our turn to be on best behavior
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How Development Forced Bozeman’s Namesake Creek Underground

May 10, 2023

Do you see it? What is the water and land mosaic telling us?
The plight of Bozeman Creek is an indicator of how the health of waterways in Greater Yellowstone and the West are facing a multitude of damaging threats
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Anatomy Of A Wake-Up Call

May 9, 2023

Spruance, conservative angler turned advocate for saving wildness
After witnessing the impact of Vail on nature, Tom Spruance, conservative businessman, felt compelled to rise up in defense of Greater Yellowstone. He says others should, too
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The Doggoned Truth—Domestic Canines Are Not Wildlife’s Best Friends

May 4, 2023

We love our pups but they're taking a toll on wildlife
The science is clear that our canine friends are seriously disrupting wild ecosystems, but why do we keep turning a blind eye? Do we want wildlife to persist?
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Robert Staffanson On What It Means To Be A Real Cowboy

April 29, 2023 // Culture, Guest Commentary, Politics, Ranching

Bob Staffanson on a cattle drive.
Not the kind of wrangler you see on 'Yellowstone': Staffanson, a Montana ranch kid, re-invented himself twice—as symphony conductor and Native rights activist
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Exploring Peregrinations

April 18, 2023

Defying boundaries: Courtenaye's paintings remind of nature's refusal to be boxed in
As warmer weather puts wildlife on the move, Catherine Courtenaye's new exhibition, 'What the Nighthawk Knows,' reads like evocative maps for thinking about species migrations
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Homing Instinct: Sandhills' Return A Marvel To Behold

April 18, 2023

A pair of sandhills return to their northern haunt
In Greater Yellowstone, America's cradle of wildlife conservation, writer Earle Layser offers this primer on sandhill cranes—another inspirational part of an ecosystem still intact
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Meet Jessica Wiese, Mountain Journal's New Executive Director

April 7, 2023

Jessie brings dynamic combo of love for outdoors, wild places and rural Westerners
With a background in science and private land conservation, Wiese says the time is now to rally for Greater Yellowstone as the region comes under increasing human pressure
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