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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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What Would The Muries Say About Recreation, Conservation And Wildness?

April 10, 2018

Aldo Leopold and Olaus Murie
Martin Murie answered the question. The late son of Olaus and Mardy Murie penned this piece only a few months before he died in 2012.
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The Mighty Absaroka-Beartooth Is 40

April 9, 2018

The Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness towering over Yellowstone
In this two-part tribute, writer Ed Kemmick celebrates not only landmark wilderness in Greater Yellowstone but Lee Metcalf, the senator who made it happen
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Roar: Random Musings From A Montana Hook And Bullet Conservationist—Part I

March 26, 2018

A stuffed African lion and Nile crocodile
MoJo columnist T. H. Crawford, lifelong hunter and African safarian, shares thoughts on Trump Administration's International Wildlife Conservation Council
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Russell Chatham's Reflections On Role Of Artist

March 4, 2018

Pale Winter Moonrise by Russell Chatham
Wisdom from the legendary former resident of Paradise Valley
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Perilous Crossings

March 1, 2018

Black bear crossing the road near Obsidian Creek; NPS / Diane Renkin
Wildlife movement in Greater Yellowstone is extraordinary but every day with busy highways it's becoming extraordinarily more tenuous. A prominent member of the scientific Craighead family weighs in.
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Yellowstone Investigates Illegal Release of 52 Park Bison From Quarantine

January 17, 2018 // Bison, Yellowstone

Yellowstone bison, photo by Jim Peaco/NPS
Park officials say criminal trespass undermines effort to get animals transplanted on native reservations
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The Killing Fields Await Yellowstone Bison Once Again In Montana

December 15, 2017 // Yellowstone

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More than 10,000 Yellowstone bison have been killed based on a faulty premise. Like the worry over Chronic Wasting Disease, this controversy has connections to Wyoming's feedgrounds
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A Sportsman's Moment of Truth: The Head of Trout Unlimited Weighs In

November 5, 2017

Trout Unlimited's Chris Wood
TU's President and CEO Chris Wood talks Zinke, Pruitt, Climate Change, Pebble Mine and lake trout in Yellowstone
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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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Greater Yellowstone's Coming Plague

October 8, 2017 // Chronic Wasting Disease, Public Lands, Science, Wildlife

Thomas Mangelsen's photograph "Winter Herd" portraying thousands of elk on the National Elk Refuge in Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Mountain Journal's special multi-part series on Chronic Wasting Disease and the potential dangers it poses to Greater Yellowstone's unparalleled wildlife and the specter of risk to human health. Part 1: Greater Yellowstone's Coming Plague
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Spooked By The Ghost Forests Of Greater Yellowstone

September 6, 2017

Dead whitebark pine trees in Greater Yellowstone. Photo courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Decades ago, Forest Service entomologist Jesse Logan feared climate change would devastate whitebark pine, an important food source for Greater Yellowstone grizzlies. Unfortunately, his prediction has proved true.
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Wilderness, America's Second-Best Conservation Idea, Is Under Attack

August 28, 2017 // Wilderness

Macon & Washakie Lakes, Wind River Range, Popo Agie Wilderness on the Shoshone National Forest, Wyoming. Photo by Jim Peaco, courtesy National Park Service
In the first part of an ongoing MoJo series, "Modern Wilderness," explored through a variety of perspectives and voices, columnist Franz Camenzind examines what official federal "wilderness" is, the origins of The Wilderness Act and the uncommon importance wilderness in the modern world.

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