The retired Park Service superintendent stands by her controversial decision not to allow a major bike race in the monument, and continues to be passionate about preserving landscapes.
by Emilene Ostline,
Jan 08, 2012
Fire and flood, snowstorms and droughts, downburst winds and desert haboobs -- 2011 brought incredibly wacky weather to the West.
by Jonathan Thompson,
Dec 25, 2011
Hunting tag auctions may get too pricey for a lot of Western hunters, but they also raise significant money for conservation projects.
by Marian Lyman Kirst,
Apr 15, 2012
Amazing, isn't it, how really wacky arguments against a thing can turn you into an unwilling supporter of it – in this case, artist Christo’s project to drape Colorado's Arkansas River.
by Ed Quillen,
Nov 24, 2011
Over the last century, Wyoming has transplanted hundreds of bighorn sheep, both in-state and out, to buoy struggling herds.
by Sarah Gilman,
Mar 14, 2010
Developer George Johnson is being sued by the state of
Arizona for major violations of environmental laws, committed in
the early stages of his planned La Osa Ranch development
by Tony Davis,
Apr 04, 2005
Buying out grazing permits from willing ranchers could help solve conflicts over grazing on public lands.
by Jodi Peterson,
Jan 22, 2012
A native Chicagoan who now lives in Montana goes searching for New Chicago, Mont.
by Jeremy N. Smith,
Sep 19, 2010
In The Light in High Places, naturalist Joe Hutto considers Wyoming wilderness, bighorn sheep, cowboys and other rare Western species.
by Cherie Newman,
Jul 13, 2010