Can This Pause Make Us Smarter About How We Protect Yellowstone?
March 18, 2020
The ecosystem holding America's first national park is facing whirlwind changes. The slowdown could be the wake-up call we need.Read More
Yellowstone Always On His Mind
March 13, 2020
Until his last breath, former ranger, hiker and nature advocate Mike Yochim raced to finish a book aimed at protecting America's first national parkRead More
After Yellowstone, Dreams Of Rewilding Scotland With Wolves And Lynx?
February 26, 2020
In the absence of predators, deer numbers exploded. After environmentalist George Monbiot killed one for population control, animal rights activists howledRead More
Green Rebuttal: Some Advocates Say Gallatin Forest Partnership Plan Sells Mountains, Wildlife Short
February 21, 2020
Joe Scalia says conservationists should rally around better vision for Gallatins that holds Forest Service's feet to the fire and results in more WildernessRead More
With Fate of Iconic Mountains Uncertain, Members of Gallatin Forest Partnership Make Their Case
February 17, 2020
Interest groups believe their plan offers a real chance to secure permanent protection for the Wild GallatinsRead More
When Green-up Arrives, Do You Suffer From 'Plant Blindness'?
February 12, 2020
For naturalist Susan Marsh, winter is a great season for reflecting on what's out of sight and mind—and how each of us can appreciate new worldsRead More
Will The West's Wildest Heart Still Beat On?
January 29, 2020
New report on Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem by scholar Robert Keiter identifies major challenges threatening its healthRead More
Is Wilderness Only Valuable If It Services Human Needs?
January 22, 2020
Writing from the southern Rockies, Molly Murfee shares her disappointment with how some young people think about wildernessRead More
Are We Giving The Wild Gallatins The Visionary Protection They Really Deserve?
December 29, 2019
By the wildlife they hold, the Gallatin Mountains are wilder than most national parks in the Lower 48. So why are the Forest Service and enviro groups balking at more extensive protections?Read More
High Living For Whom In America's Quarter Million Dollar County?
December 1, 2019
What if the average per capita local income was $250,000? In Teton County, Wyoming, it's true, but you know what they say about statistics, ehRead More
In Home Land
November 28, 2019
Long before the Absaroka-Beartooths became a federal wilderness and before Yellowstone was called 'wonderland,' they were home ground to the Crow. An essay by Shane DoyleRead More
Up North There's Concern About Skinny Grizzlies And Declining Salmon
November 11, 2019
Another reminder that all grizzly foods aren't equal. When you lose one, as has been shown in Greater Yellowstone, it can disorder things at an ecosystem levelRead More
Making Contact With Richard Louv: How Animals Save And Heal Us
November 10, 2019
"Our Wild Calling," the new "game-changing" book by Richard Louv, explores why our connection with other species is good for society, our mental health and the wild places that matter to usRead More
'Outside Ourselves' Should Be Read By Every Outdoor Recreationist
September 30, 2019
Todd Burrit, former wilderness ranger, goes on a long wander in Greater Yellowstone and emerges as a protectorRead More