Increasing numbers of the West’s grizzly bears wear
radio collars, and some environmentalists question the necessity of
by Colleen O'Brien and Ray Ring,
Oct 17, 2005
A history professor re-treads photographer Joseph Stimson's 1903 journey from Cody, Wyo., to Yellowstone.
Apr 29, 2013
A father understands what’s gained by taking his kids deep into the backcountry again and again as they’re growing up.
by Alan Kesselheim,
Mar 18, 2013
Watching sandhill cranes gather on the Platte River in Nebraska is like stepping into a time machine that takes you back to an unspoiled, wild West.
by Pepper Trail,
Apr 07, 2011
Perspectives on wolf hunting from conservationists and hunt proponents.
May 13, 2013
In 1832, artist George Catlin came up with the idea of a system of "nation's parks" to preserve human cultures and wildlife and scenery.
by David M. Kennedy,
Oct 25, 2009
Whistleblowing is not as romantic as Woodward’s
"Deep Throat" makes it sound, but the retired public servants who
make up the Coalition of National Park Service Retirees are doing
valuable work, blowing the whistle for the sake of the national
by John Mecklin,
Dec 11, 2006
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;
by Jonathan Thompson,
Feb 05, 2007
Forest Service fire liaison busted for tossing cigarette
butts; Interior decorator Gale Norton; horse slasher; cell phones
vs. snakes; neighborhood with the slurry on top; tough on crime at
Yellowstone; and Bonner County, Idaho, is quiet
by Betsy Marston,
Aug 16, 2004
Judge Clarence Brimmer strikes down Clinton's ban on
snowmobiles in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, but
another lawsuit may still bring limits on traffic
by Michelle Nijhuis,
Nov 08, 2004