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The Grounding Ways Of Rituals In Nature

April 6, 2021

Being mindful is not typically a team sport
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-connection
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A Spring Prayer For Magazu

April 5, 2021

Waiting, yearning for the rains to come
From Fort Peck, Montana, Lois Red Elk assesses the dry winter and pens a poem hoping prairie rain will soon be in sight
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Wildlife's Most Ferocious Predator: Human Sprawl

March 31, 2021

When elk have no direction home
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.
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Elk River Writers Workshop Brings Stellar Guest Faculty To Paradise Valley

March 29, 2021

Workshop Director CMarie Fuhrman in the elements
The 2021 conference, set for Chico Hot Springs, will explore not only the craft of writing but contemporary issues. An interview with the Elk River Writers Workshop Director CMarie Fuhrman 
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Is Gallatin County Willing To Sacrifice Its Namesake Elk To Rural Sprawl?

March 24, 2021

Will viable ag or elk disappear from Bozeman first?
The amazing images of Holly Pippel, a nature photographer from Gallatin Gateway, Montana, remind us what's at stake as Bozeman's boom threatens the persistence of wildlife
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Four Bold Ideas To Save Greater Yellowstone (And Certain To Make Some Squirm)

March 15, 2021

Nature and former ag lands going, going gone
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?
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Wildlife: The Local 'Stakeholders' Often Given No Voice Or Forgotten

March 14, 2021

A mother elk in Greater Yellowstone and her calf
In this op-ed Anne Millbrooke says that Wilderness provides plenty of things becoming ever rarer and which money can't replace simply in the modern world
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A 'Dark Ages' Of Wildlife Management Descends On The West

March 11, 2021

The bad news for bears?
In MoJo's The Week That Is, Wilkinson and Sadler discuss how state legislators are setting back wildlife conservation for griz, wolves and other iconic animals
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Are Hunters Still Leading Wildlife Conservation in America?

March 8, 2021

Teddy Roosevelt the young hunter
In MoJo's The Week That Is, Wilkinson and Sadler talk about how declines in hunter numbers nationwide are creating budget challenges for states
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Backward Thinking Targets Bears And Wolves

March 7, 2021

Bad old days for grizzlies?
Op-ed: Chris Servheen, longtime national head of grizzly recovery in Lower 48, says Montana, Idaho are degenerating into anti-predator hysteria
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Leaving Waniyetu

March 2, 2021

Survival is the last part of a brutal season
Lois Red Elk offers a pair of poems about the promise and struggle end of winter brings
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What's Our Role In Saving Greater Yellowstone?

March 1, 2021

Migrating elk, one of Greater Yellowstone's wildlife wonders
Every one of us, who feels connected to America's 'wildlife Serengeti,' needs to rally or the wildness we treasure here will be lost
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When Wild Nature Enters Our Dreams

February 28, 2021

What are your dreams telling you?
From visions to daydreams to the imagery that visits us in slumber, dreamscapes can reveal much about ourselves and how we're navigating the world
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Pitched Agony

February 28, 2021

Eddy Prugh battles for the ball and a place on a team
For a young athlete, is it better to chase a spot at the top and fall short, or make the grade then get cut? In his ongoing series, Eddy Prugh's journey of hard knocks continues
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