California’s beautiful Mineral King Valley was deeply wounded by hardrock mining, but now it is on its way to wilderness protection.
by Tom Turner,
Feb 01, 2009
After years of stalemate and fighting, enviros are gaining ground under Obama. Also: Unemployment rates are ranked in the Western states.
by Ray Ring,
Feb 12, 2009
Both sides of the contentious debate over a proposed Idaho
wilderness bill invoke Howard Zahniser, father of the Wilderness
Act -- and both sides have a point.
by Jon Christensen,
Jan 22, 2007
Wilderness bills are coming back to life, especially one
that would protect Arizona’s Tumacacori Highlands; a lot of
things besides windmills are killing birds.
by Jonathan Thompson,
Oct 01, 2007
A controversial proposed wilderness bill for Utah’s
Washington County includes utility corridors, motorized-vehicle
trails, and public-land sales designed to accommodate urban
by Brett Wilkison,
Apr 17, 2006
A compromise brewed by Republican Rep. Mike Simpson would
designate wilderness in the Boulder Mountains and White Cloud Peaks
by Rocky Barker,
Dec 08, 2003