As Mountain Journal’s Washington DC correspondent I try to lend perspective to the machinations of how decisions made in DC affect the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, the West and people who live or like to visit there.
Our nation’s capital city is built on public land, as beautiful, historic and sacred as Yellowstone National Park. Yellowstone, in turn, is every bit a national treasure as the Lincoln Memorial and the long linear green space connecting monuments and shrines along what is known as the National Mall. It holds many physical touchstones venerated by leaders going back generations who came here to make America better for all and knowing the journey never ends.
I do my best to make the dealings of Washington DC less obscure, less obtuse and seem less far removed from you, the reader, and the lives of people who share a common affinity for the wild places and wild things.
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