How Do We Lift Our Mental Spirits?
June 3, 2021
Timothy Tate writes about society's reluctance to prioritize mental health as a major public concern. Ironically, the challenge exists in a region filled with nature's healing abundanceRead More
Pausing to Say Hello—And Goodbye
June 1, 2021
Naturalist Susan Marsh wonders: How many of us really see a wild place for what it is—and, if pressed, could we offer an apt eyewitness account after passing through it?Read More
The Fine Artist Who Brakes For Rattlesnakes And Mountain Lions
May 26, 2021
Celebrated American stone carver Steve Kestrel talks respect for all species, art as environmental statement and meeting Georgia O'KeeffeRead More
"Antler Scouts" Enter A Brave New Era
May 11, 2021
Julie Fustanio reports from Jackson Hole on the annual frenzy of gathering shed wildlife antlers, the covid effect and scouting bringing equality to girlsRead More
Matho's Message And The Enduring Spirit of Bear Nation
May 9, 2021
Lois Red Elk shares a brand new poem inspired by the journey of Jackson Hole Grizzly 399, an enduring symbol of motherhood and sentience in the worldRead More
Of Nature, Grief And Mending A Broken Heart
May 3, 2021
In a moving reflection, Susan Marsh writes about losing her husband, dealing with sorrow, government service and trying to rally for the wild things that matterRead More
Is 'Wildland Conservation' That Does Not Emphasize Wildlife Really Conservation?
April 28, 2021
Delightful new 'Artist's Field Guide To Yellowstone' offers inspiring reasons to care about protecting wildlife in Lower 48's famous bioregionRead More
Can Sprawl Be Tamed To Protect Wildlife And Ag Lands? Liberty Says Yes, But....
April 15, 2021
In Part 2 of MoJo's interview with national planning guru Robert Liberty, we discuss urban growth boundaries. How might they work in Greater Yellowstone?Read More
Will Jackson Hole Grizzly 399—And Four Cubs— Emerge From The Den At 25?
April 14, 2021
MoJo cartoonist John Potter reminds: As the whole world waits, let's not forget what it's like for this venerable bear mama, a quarter century old, whose own greatest threat is....humans behaving badlyRead More
What Toll On Wildness When Humans Want It All?
April 7, 2021
MoJo's The Week That Is: When it comes to recreational impacts, we have to look ourselves in the mirror—and that's probably why we deny we are displacing wildlifeRead More
The Grounding Ways Of Rituals In Nature
April 6, 2021
We've all been squeezed into tinier mental spaces by Covid. Timothy Tate says we can find center again by letting ourselves be vulnerable to quiet re-connectionRead More
Wildlife's Most Ferocious Predator: Human Sprawl
March 31, 2021
Robert Liberty is a nationally-respected expert on smart—and dumb—ways communities grow. The patterns of development outside of Yellowstone Park alarm him. But hope is not lost. Yet.Read More
Four Bold Ideas To Save Greater Yellowstone (And Certain To Make Some Squirm)
March 15, 2021
Lee Nellis first wrote in Mountain Journal about the failures of conservation. Now he wants to provoke a real discussion about how not to become Colorado. Are we ready to take aversive action?Read More
Are Hunters Still Leading Wildlife Conservation in America?
March 8, 2021
In MoJo's The Week That Is, Wilkinson and Sadler talk about how declines in hunter numbers nationwide are creating budget challenges for statesRead More