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Category: Human Footprint

By Todd Wilkinson | June 6, 2024
Scientific evidence continues to mount on the biggest threat to wildlife beyond the boundaries of Yellowstone and Grand Teton. Care to hazard a guess what it is?
By Todd Wilkinson | June 3, 2024
As Park County contemplates the future and ponders how it can protect its special sense of place, a major Big Sky land developer has moved into the neighborhood. A story about why ecologically-minded planning matters in Greater Yellowstone
By Todd Wilkinson | May 31, 2024
What happens when communities surrender their wildlife to sprawl? Outside Yellowstone and Grand Teton, Jackson Hole, Teton Valley, Bozeman, Big Sky, Island Park, and Madison Valley are wrestling with the question. Nowhere does it loom larger at the moment than in Park County and Paradise Valley
By Rob Harding | May 15, 2024
From Victor to Henrys Lake, sprawl is transforming the western flank of Greater Yellowstone—and there's no end in sight
By Yellowstonian | May 8, 2024
Immersion in nature enhances our physical and mental well-being, but what does our presence do in raising the stress levels of non-humans living there?
By Randy Carpenter, Robert Liberty | April 29, 2024
Park County is another bellwether for sprawl in Greater Yellowstone. Soon, citizens will decide whether to repeal its growth plan, which many say would be disastrous
By Holly Pippel | April 29, 2024
Holly Pippel has dazzled viewers with her glimpses of pastoral Greater Yellowstone. Her new column explores what she's witnessing on the front lines of landscape change
By Lori Ryker | April 26, 2024
Lori Ryker's new column will explore the interrelationship between landscape, art and architecture
By Todd Wilkinson | April 15, 2024
From killing baboon families to staging predator-killing contests, hunters stand accused of violating the North American model of wildlife conservation. Now they're being called out by their own.

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