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  • Megadrought, the new normal

    Megadrought, the new normal

    Even the weeds are dying in this megadrought, and long time farmers are losing their crops in New Mexico.

  • Clean air regulations protect park views by targeting coal plants

    Clean air regulations protect park views by targeting coal plants

    The Environmental Protection Agency is attempting to reduce haze from air pollution near national parks and wilderness; some coal-fired power plants are cleaning up their act and others will shut down.

  • Out of the Four Corners

    Susan Ryan, a young archaeologist, has some unusual ideas about why the Anasazi left their homes in the Southwest, 700 years ago

  • Lewis and Clark: Just another cog in the wheel of history

    Lewis and Clark did not visit an unchanging, pristine West, but an evolving landscape that had been shaped by Indian peoples for thousands of years

  • The common beauty of a spring day

    A spring day in Montana leads to an encounter with sandhill cranes, and with beauty

  • Seeing the forest for its dead trees

    M. Lisa Floyd’s book, Ancient Pinon-Juniper Woodlands: A Natural History of Mesa Verde Country, brings 23 scientists and researchers together to celebrate a little-known and delicate ecosystem

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