Spend enough time around a bird feeder, and you’ll realize that nature is
less like a poetic cartoon and more like a gritty crime novel by someone like
by Dennis Hinkamp,
Sep 21, 2011
Bill McKibben’s new book, Wandering Home, is a
hopeful account of a leisurely hike across northeastern America, as
relevant to the West as it is to the East
by George Sibley,
Oct 31, 2005
Conservationists fear that the new National Park Service
management policy will reduce environmental protection at the
expense of commercial interests
by Brodie Farquhar,
Nov 14, 2005
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
Rick Bass’ memoir, Why I Came West, describes how
his 20-year struggle to save Montana’s Yaak Valley held him
hostage, preventing him from concentrating on writing the short
fiction that he loves.
by Eric Peterson,
Apr 14, 2008
Development threatens inholdings in national parks and
forests; a few wilderness bills move through Congress; oil and
mining booms in the West; W.R. Grace sets up trust for its victims;
Homeland Security dodges enviro laws for border barriers; coal
by Sarah Gilman,
Apr 28, 2008
In the nine essays gathered in her new book, Hiking Alone,
poet and artist Mary Beath celebrates nature from the point of view
of an independent woman.
by Irene Wanner,
Jun 23, 2008
In The Wild Marsh, Montana nature writer Rick Bass takes us through four seasons in his beloved Yaak Valley.
by Andrea Appleton,
Aug 17, 2009
OR-7, a young Oregon wolf, has logged some 1,000 miles in his journey through the West, becoming the first wild wolf seen in California since 1924.
by Tim Lydon,
Feb 09, 2012
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