With demographic shifts, trendy activities like wildlife viewing and kayaking are increasing faster than traditional activities like hunting and backpacking.
by Sarah Jane Keller,
Mar 18, 2013
Jeremy Parriott is working with friends to create a
320-acre extreme-sports playground near Moab, Utah, to give
four-wheelers and others a place to play off the public
by Jodi Peterson,
Aug 22, 2005
When did human beings become slaves to their dogs, required to take them everywhere, even cross-country skiing?
by Tim Hauserman,
Feb 08, 2012
A new Forest Service policy that requires commercial guiding licenses for groups of hikers and campers effectively excludes small nonprofits that bring inner-city kids to the wilderness for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
by Alan Durning,
Dec 07, 2011
Is it possible to buy a new mountain bike without buying tons of other stuff?
by David Feela,
Jul 07, 2011
A retired geophysicist named Jim Smith successfully challenges Arizona's Coconino National Forest on access fees.
by Daniel Kraker,
Jul 05, 2011
Urban sprawl helps spur new efforts at compromise in managing state trust lands.
by Nathan Rice,
Jun 21, 2011
A landowner locks a gate on a road into Arizona’s
Aravaipa Canyon, highlighting an increasingly bitter debate over
access to public lands in the West
by Renee H. Guillory,
Jun 27, 2005
Arizona's Fossil Creek, dramatically brought back to life, is now endangered by the hordes of people who love it.
by Jay Canode,
Feb 25, 2011
William Tweed takes a loving but critical look at the National Park Service in Uncertain Path: A Search for the Future of National Parks.
by Laura A. Watt,
Jan 24, 2011