The sometimes-scruffy remnants of woodland that edge our urban neighborhoods have psychological as well as ecological value.
by Paul Larmer,
May 13, 2012
It took a while, but the writer eventually came to see the strange, harsh beauty of the gnarled old pinon and juniper trees in Canyon Country
by Joshua Zaffos,
May 16, 2005
Cheryl Strayed's memoir Wild describes her arduous trek along the Pacific Crest Trail as she seeks to recover from life-changing grief.
by Melissa Hart,
Mar 18, 2012
A lawsuit raises questions about how far environmentalists should go to keep wilderness 'untrammeled.'
by Nathan Rice,
Jan 24, 2012
Lime Creek, Joe Henry's ravishing first work of fiction, is filled with exquisite snapshots of life on a Wyoming ranch.
by Jenny Shank ,
Dec 26, 2011
Artist Joan Hoffman pours her love of wilderness into her
paintings, and uses her art as a way to fight for the
by Jennie Lay,
Mar 20, 2006
A long solitary hike through an empty, pristine desert is
interrupted by a close encounter with an F-16 fighter
by Craig Childs,
May 01, 2006
A retired geophysicist named Jim Smith successfully challenges Arizona's Coconino National Forest on access fees.
by Daniel Kraker,
Jul 05, 2011
Ken Lamberton explores a Southwestern desert landscape in Dry River: Stores of Life, Death, and Redemption on the Santa Cruz.
by Erica Olsen,
Jun 12, 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