In his new book, The Worst Hard Time,
Tim Egan interviews survivors to tell the story of the great
American Dust Bowl on the southern Great Plains in the
by Gail Binkly,
Jul 24, 2006
In The Fate of Nature, Alaskan reporter Charles Wohlforth ponders how to save the planet, starting with Alaska.
by Jeremy Pataky,
Dec 19, 2010
Robin Pam and Erin Beller remember an adventurous summer
spent documenting the historic structures of Yosemite National
by Robin Pam and Erin Beller,
Mar 17, 2008
Ernest Atencio ponders an exceptionally muddy Mud Season
in New Mexico, and notes how readily most Westerners forget that we
live in an arid landscape.
by Ernest Atencio,
May 12, 2008
Douglas Brinkley's magisterial The Wilderness Warrior describes how Teddy Roosevelt created the American West we love today.
by Ed Marston,
Jan 14, 2010
If we don’t deal with climate change now, we’ll face horrendous social and economic consequences.
by Auden Schendler and Mark Trexler ,
Jan 06, 2010
Brenda Norrell accompanies a group of Native Americans on
a 3,600-mile walk across the country.
by Brenda Norrell,
May 26, 2008
In the depths of a dark Montana winter, Rebecca Stanfel
lights the Hanukah candles and rejoices in being Jewish.
by Rebecca Stanfel,
Dec 10, 2007
The Colorado Plateau II is a
kaleidoscopic anthology of scientists’ thoughts on the
history, biology and geology of the vast Colorado Plateau
Feb 06, 2006
The abandonment of the American Southwest by the Anasazi
700 years ago – and the destruction of New Orleans by
Hurricane Katrina today – show that all civilizations are
fragile, complex, and ultimately at the mercy of the
by Greg Hanscom,
Oct 03, 2005