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Yellowstone Faces Accelerating Climate Change

The recent floods around Yellowstone National Park (YNP) and its surrounding areas have been well reported by the national news media. As someone who has made many trips to YNP over the years, including driving through the magnificent Paradise Valley…

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New West Fantasy Lands – A Reflection

In my last post, I wrote of the growth issues facing Greater Yellowstone and, specifically, Bozeman and the Gallatin Valley. These can always be topics fraught with a sense of self-interest, and mixed with elements of envy and resentment. Seeing…

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New West Fantasy Lands

Imagine planting Minneapolis on Bozeman, Montana. The image above depicts what the results. But that might be more than a fanciful proposition. With its current population growth, Bozeman and the Gallatin valley, population approximately 105,000, could reach a population of…

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In the Heart of the Rockies

Conservation Hawks has released a new film that focuses on the northern Rocky Mountains, from Yellowstone north towards Glacier National Park. Known for its mountains, rivers, wildlife and amazing natural beauty, the area faces the threats of climate change as…

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Fly Fishing The Greater Yellowstone: The Trip

Any journey, even to a familiar place, can lead to discovery, whether that discovery is seeing something new or learning something new – even about oneself. So it was with the trip my wife Terri and I took to Greater…

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