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A Winterkeeper Finds His Yellowstone Doppelgänger In Africa

April 25, 2018 // Wildlife, Yellowstone

Steve Fuller
Has Steven Fuller's life in the American bush left him bosebevokked?
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Brandborg Worried Conservation Movement Has Lost Its Edge

April 17, 2018

Montana's Crazy Mountains
Dead at 93, former head of The Wilderness Society said environmental groups have forgotten how to fight the good fight
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Wyoming’s Oracle of Cyberspace Searched For A Better Community

April 16, 2018

John Perry Barlow recognized the possibility of virtual reality but his reset button was the natural world
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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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Shifting Values: Are Funhog Towns 'Better' Than The Ones They're Replacing?

April 4, 2018

Composite photo by MoJo staff.  Biker photo courtesy Courtney Nash.  Large bear photo courtesy Wikimedia user Kallerna.  Cub photos courtesy Yellowstone NPS
Everybody wants to use the resources of Greater Yellowstone. But how are such uses benefitting wildlife and wild places that make our region world-renowned?
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For Yellowstone And America, Climate Change Brings Our Moment Of Truth

March 20, 2018

The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem sits at the epicenter of a huge disruption from rising temperatures. Skiing will be the first of many major casualties
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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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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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Who Is Willing To Defend American Wilderness?

January 24, 2018 // Public Lands, Wilderness

The Palisades Wilderness Study Area in Wyoming
As attacks on wilderness and environmental laws rage, many citizens wonder why some prominent conservation groups seem to be missing in action?
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The Language Of Snow As A Vocabulary Of Place

January 22, 2018 // Yellowstone

A snow cream puff in Yellowstone. Photo by Steven Fuller
For Yellowstone winterkeeper Steven Fuller,  special words describe the park's frozen world
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America's National Elk Refuge: A ‘Miasmic Zone Of Life-Threatening Diseases'

October 17, 2017 // Public Lands, Science, Wildlife

Will the National Elk Refuge become ground zero for catastrophic disease? Photo courtesy National Elk Refuge
The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem is known internationally for its wildlife. With the arrival of Chronic Wasting Disease looming, the epicenter of a deadly outbreak would be western Wyoming and the home to America's "national elk herd". Part 2 in Mountain Journal's series looking at the coming wildlife plague.
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Charting The Rise Of A Famous Grizzly Bear Mother In Jackson Hole

October 3, 2017 // Grizzly Bears, The New West

"First Light-Grizzly", Thomas Mangelsen's photograph of Grizzly 399 crossing the Snake River, is awe-inspiring.  But events in a bear's life can turn on perilous moments.
People Forget That Before Grizzly 399 Became The World's Most Famous Bear, There Was Jackson Hole Grizzly Mama 474
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Introducing Mountain Journal: A New Voice for the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

August 14, 2017 // Conservation, Ecosystem Protection, Government Accountability, News, Public Lands, Public-Interest Journalism, Science, The New West, Wildlife

Mountain Journal
MOUNTAIN JOURNAL is public-interest journalism aimed at celebrating an unparalleled region and probing a question: Can America’s last, best and most iconic wild ecosystem be saved? How we make meaning of place and search for answers here has implications for every corner of the country.  
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