Alexis Bonogofsky

Alexis Bonogofsky is a community organizer, writer and photographer who lives and works along the Yellowstone River in Montana. To fight new coal mines in Montana, she built coalitions between indigenous groups, ranchers and hunters and anglers. Her family ranch was impacted by the 2011 Exxon oil spill along the Yellowstone River and she organized other Yellowstone River landowners to take on Exxon and demand proper remediation of the land. She writes about coal, energy, politics, and organizing on the blog East of Billings.