The same solitude that attracts nature-lovers to the
West’s public lands attracts lawbreakers as well –
particularly a growing number of Mexican
by Greg Hanscom,
Oct 31, 2005
In Nevada, local counties spooked about the prospect of
wilderness within their boundaries derail public-lands bills that
could actually help their communities.
by Gordon Gregory,
Jun 23, 2008
Her brush with homelessness gives Jane Goetze the background to offer some wry advice.
by Jane Goetze,
Dec 01, 2008
A BLM report issued in late 2006 appears to show that less
land is available for energy exploration now than in 2003, but a
closer look shows that appearances are deceiving.
by Michelle Blank,
Feb 05, 2007
Hoping for a Western Interior secretary who practices the politics of collaboration.
by Daniel Kemmis,
Nov 26, 2008
Ambitious schemes to build railroads and ports to ship Powder River Basin coal abroad will bring pollution and traffic to communities along the transport path, who are rising up in protest.
by Ray Ring,
Jul 24, 2012
Pioneering mountaineer Peter Metcalf built Black Diamond into a successful climbing-gear business when nobody thought it could be done. But his dream of turning the outdoor industry into a force for nature remains tantalizingly elusive.
by Greg Hanscom,
Jul 29, 2012
Two trends are almost as dangerous as the idea of directly
selling off the public lands: land transfers done in the name of
economic development, and the outsourcing of jobs in the federal
by John Freemuth,
Sep 18, 2006
Ted Williams says charging fees to use public lands is
worse than extortion.
by Ted Williams,
May 21, 2007
Retired BLM agent Lynell Schalk goes head-to-head with her
former bosses over protecting southern Utah’s priceless
archaeological sites from off-road vehicle traffic.
by Jen Jackson,
Mar 19, 2007