Items by Jodi Peterson
The country's first tribal national park could lead the way toward more tribal control over lands that were once theirs.
A controversial proposal for the nation’s biggest chunk of public land aims to allow energy development -- and protect wildlife.
High Country News has a board meeting and schemes for more reader involvement; visitors from around the West.
The agency has been trying to do more for conservation, but in many places energy extraction still reigns supreme
Wayne Hage's 20-year court battle over ranching on public lands comes to a close, but his son continues to tussle with the feds.
HCN gets a flood of summer visitors despite the hot, dry season; Deanne Stillman's new book, Desert Reckoning.
In which an HCN editor wanders the gigantic gear show -- and finds out the latest about the industry's conservation strategy
HCN's visitors brave the early summer heat; former intern Lisa Song and reporter Elizabeth McGowan write an e-book called The Dilbit Disaster: Inside the Biggest Oil Spill You've Never Heard Of.
In this art book, Adam Duncan Harris assembles the work of one of the West’s premier wildlife artists, pairing his finished acrylic paintings with the conté crayon sketches that inspired them
Smokey Bear’s many image changes over the years reflect the Forest Service’s changing attitudes toward wildfire.
In Elevating Western American Art, editor Thomas Brent Smith brings together essays and photos describing how the Petrie Institute at the Denver Art Museum was developed and showcasing its wonders.
- Daniel Stolte on Why has the National Park Service gotten whiter?
- Larry Glickfeld on New documentary offers a sharp look at the West’s water crisis
- Barbara Cella on Meet the aspiring ranger locked out by National Park Service practices
- Randy Welch on Biking bill is a smokescreen for opening up wilderness
- Todd McWelch on Biking bill is a smokescreen for opening up wilderness