Items by Cally Carswell

Cheap grass
Enviros push feds to up the ante to graze.
Can this fish be saved?
Can this fish be saved?
An audio slide show featuring biologist and photographer Abraham Karam, who researches endangered razorback suckers.
Limbo land: Brownfields for green energy
Limbo land: Brownfields for green energy
Across the West, contaminated landscapes are becoming home to renewable energy projects.
High Country Views, episode 6
High Country Views, episode 6
Jonathan Thompson and Cally Carswell talk about the scandal-plagued Minerals Management Service.
For wilderness, look to a wasteland
For wilderness, look to a wasteland
A map shows some of the largest sites managed by the departments of Defense and Energy in the West, and their ecological value.
Refinery blues
Sinclair spills again, and other refinery failures.
Audio: High Country Views, episode 5
Audio: High Country Views, episode 5
Hal Herring and Cally Carswell talk hunting, conservation and wolves.
Urban habitat
Urban habitat
The ups and downs of an Audubon nature center in the middle of low-income urban L.A.
Sinclair flare up
Sinclair flare up
The Sinclair, Wyo., oil refinery has long been one of the state's most notorious polluters, but until recently, no one seemed to care.
Audio: High Country Views, episode 4
Audio: High Country Views, episode 4
Judith Lewis, Jonathan Thompson and Cally Carswell talk mining politics. Plus, an audio postcard from a California ghost town inhabited by pikas.
Limiting Las Vegas
Can a more sustainable Las Vegas emerge from the recession?
Audio: High Country Views, episode 3
Audio: High Country Views, episode 3
Sarah Gilman and Cally Carswell talk about tough times for coal.
Un-stimulated
Is the San Joaquin Valley getting its fair share of stimulus cash?
Audio: High Country Views, episode 2
Audio: High Country Views, episode 2
Jonathan Thompson and Cally Carswell talk sage grouse and states' rights.
Audio: High Country Views, episode 1
Audio: High Country Views, episode 1
Jonathan Thompson and Cally Carswell talk wind and coal.
All aboard the coal train
It's headed for Montana.
Failed State
Failed State
Photojournalist Julian Cardona on living and working in Mexico's war zone.
Audio: Soule on Wolves
Audio: Soule on Wolves
A conversation between Michelle Nijhuis and conservation biologist Michael Soule.
The Forgotten Mesa
The Forgotten Mesa
Without basic services, life on Pajarito Mesa is all about surviving.
Still snowed in
Winter storms wreak havoc in Indian country.
Big cat boondoggle?
Jaguar critical habitat has an unlikely critic.
Well wars
Conflicts over unregulated groundwater wells heat up in Montana.
Nuclear Nevada
Nevada confronts its nuclear past and contemplates a complicated future.
The hunt is on
The hunt is on
Despite protests, wolf hunts go forward in Idaho and Montana.
The mesquite wrangler
The mesquite wrangler
Arizona farmer gives a neglected desert crop new life
"A deeply troubled idea from the start"
Valles Caldera's experiment in public lands management isn't working out as planned.
Metalpalooza '09
Metalpalooza '09
Metals mining is making an unexpectedly dramatic comeback in the West.
Well hell, continued
Drinking water wells in the Lower Yakima Valley pump "toilet bowl" water. Ick.
A loophole you can squeeze a feedlot through
In dry eastern Washington, small farmers resent a corporate feedlot’s access to scarce water supplies.
Utah climate clash
For the first time, Utah lawmakers will hear testimony on climate change from (gasp!) a climatologist.