Items by Neil LaRubbio
Amid bitter controversy over allowing hunters and trappers to reduce wolf populations, a Montana couple is dedicated to their hunt.
A writer uses the Internet and GPS to find secret Ancestral Puebloan dwellings and other wonders on Utah’s Cedar Mesa, home of the country’s highest concentration of archaeological sites.
New Mexico's Gila National Forest is a good natural laboratory for studying the effects of wildfire.
The backstory to Emily Guerin's report on the scientific debate over how "normal" severe fire is, and a travelogue from the Gila Wilderness in the wake of this year's massive blaze.
Federal land exchanges have come under increased scrutiny over the past decade, both from citizen activists and the Government Accountability Office.
A saunter through the grasslands of eastern Montana brings interesting encounters with cowboys, bull-riders, small-towners and BLM rangers, not to mention wildlife and endless skies.
Arizona ranchers say enviro regs lead to more catastrophic wildfire; more grazing and logging can help
After Tucson, Ariz., scrapped its acclaimed but controversial Mexican American Studies program, novelist Tony Diaz decided to fight back.
When Robert Palmer began crusading for better medical care on the firelines in memory of his brother, he realized -- as many reformers do -- that one of the problems lies in the risk-accepting culture of firefighting and other outdoor occupations.
Arizona's giving businesses privacy in environmental audits isn't that big a deal; a little secrecy is not all bad