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  • The loneliness of the redneck environmentalist

    Drew Pogge is caught between two cultures: the redneck good ol’ boy gearheads of his youth, and the holier-than-thou environmentalists of his present.

  • ORV riding needs on-the-ground enforcement

    ORV riding needs on-the-ground enforcement

    Reckless, illegal off-road vehicle riding is a serious problem, but better law enforcement -- rather than road closures -- is the way to solve it.

  • States rev up ORV rules

    States rev up ORV rules

    While federal public-land agencies dither, some Western states are cracking down on off-road vehicle problems.

  • Roadless forest plans draw crowds — and lawsuits

    Concerned citizens overflow a meeting in Delta, Colo., as a crucial deadline for protecting roadless areas in national forests nears

  • Confessions of an off-road outlaw

    Confessions of an off-road outlaw

    A hunter who once tore through the woods on his ORV rethinks his ways after he realizes that he’s scaring off wildlife

  • Two weeks in the West

    Cross-country skiers and snowmobilers clash over access to Logan Canyon, Utah; Mount Jefferson, Mont.; and (of course) Yellowstone; Forest Service Chief Dale Bosworth steps down to be replaced by Gail Kimbell; West becomes player in national politics; bor

  • Have bee, will travel

    This issue of High Country News features Hannah Nordhaus on the challenges facing a Western migratory beekeeper and his hives of pollinating bees.

  • A wilderness bill with a little something for everyone

    The Boulder-White Clouds wilderness bill tries to give something to everybody, as a list of some of its provisions reveals

  • Wilderness wallows in rural county

    Despite local support for the creation of a Badlands Wilderness Area east of Bend, Ore., the Deschutes County Commission votes to take no action at all on the matter

  • Moab: On the horns of a recreation dilemma

    Some of the residents of the Moab, Utah, area are losing patience with out-of-control off-highway recreation, and looking to the BLM to bring things under control

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