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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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'Outside Ourselves' Should Be Read By Every Outdoor Recreationist

September 30, 2019

The Bridger Wilderness in Wyoming
Todd Burrit, former wilderness ranger, goes on a long wander in Greater Yellowstone and emerges as a protector
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Paying Forward Wildness In A World Consumed By Self-Interest

September 11, 2019

Bison yonder in the paint pots
Timothy Tate treks into the Yellowstone backcountry and ruminates on an ethic present in three generations
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My Yellowstone Mauling And Mountaintop Rescue: An Exclusive Excerpt

September 2, 2019

Barrie Gilbert
In his new memoir, 'One of Us,' bear biologist Barrie Gilbert recounts his own brutal grizzly attack and the reasons behind his passion for large landscape conservation
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Mike Yochim Literally Writes This Love Letter To Yellowstone With His Eyes

August 27, 2019

Michael Yochim
Stricken with ALS—aka Lou Gehrig's Disease—author of new book on Yellowstone gives MoJo interview to talk about park and stories that need telling
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When Cultures Collide

July 30, 2019

Do you know what happened here?
From the Battle of Pierre's Hole to a debate over an offensive high school mascot, Teton Valley is a perfect place for historical reflection
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How Lost Words Translate Into Lost Worlds

July 18, 2019

It goes by the Snake but has other names
Place names matter, even when describing the ineffable and especially if monikers provide cover for cultural amnesia
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Cam Sholly's Agenda For Safeguarding Yellowstone

June 10, 2019

Yellowstone Superintendent Cam Sholly
New superintendent of America's oldest national park lays out priorities, discussing everything from grizzlies, wolves and bison to snarled road traffic and other threats
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Bison: Still Not Back From The Brink

May 27, 2019

Russell's "When the Land Belonged to God"
The rescue of America's national land mammal is considered one of the greatest conservation success stories ever and yet it's hard to find many wild herds on the map 
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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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Natural Truths: Channeling The Wisdom of Aldo Leopold

April 19, 2019

Aldo Leopold
Seventy years after A Sand County Almanac was published, what would 'the godfather of modern ecological thinking' say about battles over predators, recreation and environmental justice?
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John Heyneman Returns To Home Range

April 1, 2019

The legendary Padlock Ranch
Wyoming rancher Heyneman, who grew up near Fishtail, Montana, has a personal family connection to the legendary Padlock Ranch and once left a big impression on Wallace Stegner
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In The Winter Of Life, Dreams Prepare Us For What May Come

March 14, 2019 // Community, Community Change

Thomas Cole's "The Voyage of Life—Old Age"
Getting old need not be a season of dread. As Timothy Tate says, it can be an opportunity to embrace who we are
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Wallowing Unhappily In Yellowstone

February 25, 2019 // Bison, Yellowstone

What do you see in the eye of a bison?
Cursed cars: a Millennial tourist, among the record-breaking masses, admits to being profoundly disappointed by his front country experience in America's first national park
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