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How Do We 'Make Meaning' Of Places Like Yellowstone?

April 26, 2018

Meghan Gupta, an undergrad at Yale, sends a message to herself in middle age
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Slower Motion: The Joy Of Dilly-Dally In An Age Of Speed

April 23, 2018

Electric Peak, Gallatin Range, NPS Neal Herbert
Susan Marsh asks: how much of nature registers if we are zooming through it?
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Weakening Wilderness Act Is Antithetical To Principle Of Landmark Law

April 10, 2018

The author seeking wilderness
Writer Michael Dax says efforts by hardcore recreation user groups to undermine wilderness protection are self-serving and short-sighted
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A Life In Wonderland

February 23, 2018 // Yellowstone

Yellowstone's legendary "winter keeper" Steven Fuller takes readers on an intimate exploration of the world's first national park. Every few days he serves up a new dispatch here
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Yellowstone Winterkeeper Remembers His Famous Story In National Geographic

January 29, 2018 // Yellowstone

Yellowstone winterkeeper Steven Fuller, photo by Kerry Huller
Forty years ago, Steven Fuller wrote a story for National Geographic on the park's cold extreme isolation. Now he takes a look back
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The Guy We All Wanted To Know—And Count As Our Friend

January 18, 2018

David J Swift
David J. Swift dies in Jackson Hole and we remember his everlasting spirit
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A Brave Speech For Our Time: Why Public-Interest Journalism Matters For America And The Wild West

January 17, 2018

Sen. Jeff Flake delivering his speech on the Senate Floor
U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona gives a rousing speech on the importance of watchdog media. It plays a vital role in protecting America's last best ecosystem in the Lower 48. 
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The World We Ski Across Is Flat

December 1, 2017

Sue Cedarholm's watercolor "It's a Small World"
With her latest painting in Watercolor Diary, Sue Cedarholm reminds us that our moments on the slopes are linked to the works of others on the other side of the world.
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Chronic Wasting Disease Strikes Montana And Continues Its March On Yellowstone

November 16, 2017 // Chronic Wasting Disease, Public Lands, Wildlife, Yellowstone

elk graph
Part 3 in Mountain Journal's ongoing series on Chronic Wasting Disease. With ultra-deadly CWD now in Montana wildlife for first time, critics say public officials are demonstrating irresponsibility by having no coordinated plan for confronting the disease
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When An Off-Duty Game Warden Kills A Grizzly

November 1, 2017 // Grizzly Bears, Hunting, The New West

A sow grizzly in Wyoing with three cubs. (Thomas D. Mangelsen photo)
After a mother grizzly with three cubs is shot in Wyoming, critics wonder why the person, who invoked self-defense, didn't use bear spray?

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To Live Or Die In Bear Country: Counting The Seconds In Your Grizzly Moment Of Truth

October 29, 2017 // Grizzly Bears, Hunting

When seconds matter, are you ready?
Mountain Journal Takes A Deep Dive Into Grizzly Attacks, Bear Spray, And What You Need To Know.  
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Lessons From A Hunter Twice Attacked By A Grizzly Bear

October 26, 2017 // Grizzly Bears, Hunting

The surival of grizzlies in Greater Yellowstone depends more on the behavior of bears rather than people. Photo by Thomas D. Mangelsen (mangelsen.com)
Todd Orr's misadventure with a sow grizzly offers insight for anyone—hunter or hiker—heading into bear country. Biggest take home: bear spray works
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Standing In Reverence Of Yellowstone's Grand Canyon—And Thomas Moran

October 26, 2017 // Big Art of Nature

The Lower Falls From The North Rim by Sue Cedarholm
Okay, so I realize it’s an audacious thing to even dare to paint a landmark. I get it. In his first outing, Thomas Moran...
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Tory Taylor's Search For The Elusive Sheepeaters

October 25, 2017 // Book Review, Culture, The New West

William Henry Jackson's famous photograph of the Sheepeaters
In His New Book, The Retired Outfitter/Guide From Dubois, Wyoming Picks Up The Trail Of Greater Yellowstone's Oldest And Most Mysterious Mountain Inhabitants
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