There's a growing understanding of the scientific importance of wildlife migration corridors, but protecting them is a huge political challenge.
by Mary Ellen Hannibal,
Dec 30, 2011
For 18 years, Westerners have been arguing about BLM’s wilderness-worthy land; now, the Obama administration has stepped in.
by Matt Jenkins,
May 17, 2011
Air pollution from oil and gas drilling is on the increase
in the Rocky Mountain West, and environmentalists and energy
companies are trying to prevent it from getting any worse
by Ray Ring,
Oct 31, 2005
The Bureau of Land Management is working with landscape architects and camouflage experts to better disguise renewable energy infrastructure on public lands.
by Kimberly Hirai,
Nov 04, 2011
Rio Blanco County, Colo., which was just recently buzzing with oil and gas development, now faces an unexpected slowdown as the national economy tanks.
by Rebecca Clarren,
May 06, 2009
Julianne Couch surveys the vastness of Wyoming’s
Adobe Town badlands and hopes that oil and gas drilling does not
invade its beautiful emptiness.
by Julianne Couch,
Oct 15, 2007
An energy boom of unprecedented proportions is
transforming western Colorado towns like Rifle, which just recently
recovered from the last big energy boom – and a catastrophic
by Francisco Tharp,
May 12, 2008
High Country News photographer Morgan Heim joins the International League of Conservation Photographers to document the gasfields and the wildlands around Pinedale, Wyo.
by Jonathan Thompson,
Jul 21, 2008
At an EPA hearing on oil and gas drilling, the so-called professionals scoffed and snickered at the testimony of local families.
by Andrea Gelfuso,
Aug 31, 2010
As the West's housing boom fades, natural resource extraction surges, and a defunct housing development on the east side of Colorado Springs, Colo., may soon face drilling by Ultra Petroleum.
by Sarah Gilman,
Nov 13, 2011