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The Power Of Words: How We Use Language To Justify Our Consumption Of Nature

March 11, 2019 // Public Lands, Wildlife, Wyoming

A wolf in Yellowstone
MoJo columnist Susan Marsh waxes on how we 'harvest' living things to avoid admitting we're taking their lives
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An Ancient Rural Culture Deals With Wolves Halfway Around The World

February 13, 2019 // Ecosystem Protection, Wolves

An elusive Mongolian wolf
MoJo columnist Rebecca Watters returns from a research mission to Mongolia where she tracked lobos, leopards and wolverines
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Earth To Greater Yellowstone: Taking Note Of The Wondrous Planet We Call Home

January 17, 2019

"Earthrise," a view from Apollo 8 in 1968.
MoJo columnist Susan Marsh reflects on the value of reflection. We all need to stop and pause
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Teddy Loved NoDak: Land Of Prairie Light, Space And Multitudes Of Migrating Avians

December 3, 2018

North Dakota's western broken prairie
Before the Bakken made fortunes and a mess of the landscape, Jackson Hole naturalist Susan Marsh discovered a different kind of majesty
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At 50, Has The Inspiring Spirit Of The Wild And Scenic Rivers Act Been Forgotten?

November 13, 2018

Ansel Adams' famous portrait of the Snake River
Susan Marsh says Greater Yellowstone is a fount of wild American rivers—and trails— yet many citizens treat them only with greed or indifference
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Ode To The Autumns Of Our Lives

October 1, 2018

South Fork of the Snake River
For naturalist Susan Marsh, fall is the season of visual warmth, and reflection on fallibility
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Are We Seeking Escape To—Or From—The Real World?

July 25, 2018 // Jackson Hole, Public Lands, Wilderness

Naturalist Susan Marsh, a maven of the high country, helps us find an answer in the 'wildflower forest'
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Yellowstone's New Chief Breaks The Silence

July 17, 2018 // Hunting, Leadership, Wildlife, Yellowstone

Cameron Sholly
In a Mountain Journal exclusive, Cameron Sholly talks Dan Wenk, Ryan Zinke's controversial moves and taking the helm of America's oldest national park
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A Hunger For Solitude During Visitor Season

June 27, 2018 // Grizzly Bears, Jackson Hole, Wilderness, Wyoming

After the guests depart, Susan Marsh savors a wild Snake and charismatic megafauna
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Terminal Flows

June 25, 2018 // Photography, Water

From the Great Basin, Jackson Frishman ponders a West when water runs out
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Letting Go Of My Big Sister

June 22, 2018 // Family

Timothy and Beth
Aging in America sucks, says Timothy Tate, but it doesn't have to be this way
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Ryan Zinke Scores A Pyrrhic Victory In Yellowstone

June 14, 2018

Ryan Zinke at Yellowstone's doorstep
After ousting Dan Wenk over bison, Interior Secretary now must decide: will he stand behind his controversial National Park Service Director?
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Forced Out Of Yellowstone

June 7, 2018 // Yellowstone

Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenke
Despite Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk’s desire to end his 42-year-career in America’s first national park, Ryan Zinke’s Interior Department demands he leave
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Wildness Is All Around Us—Savor And Protect Yours

May 27, 2018

Photo courtesy Flickr user: Douglas LeMoine
Yet only a certain caliber of landscapes support the wild life found in Greater Yellowstone and few other places on earth. How do we safeguard it?
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