Items by Stephanie Paige Ogburn

Merry Christmas, small farmers and all eaters
Montana Sen. Tester works hard to match food safety with local producers' needs
State trust lands serve public
State trust lands serve public
Some Western states still fund their schools partly through their state trust lands.
California's water history
California's water history
A timeline of the Golden State's water wranglings over the past 120 years.
Would you like some DDT with that organic cucumber?
Toxic soil residues can remain on organic farms
HCN reader photo - New Mexico moon
Dark, still, and lovely
All hopped up
All hopped up
Organic hop growers are toasting new regulations that require organic beers to use organic hops.
Restoring San Xavier mission
Restoring San Xavier mission
A collection of images from the outside and interior of historic missions in Arizona
HCN reader photo - Desert cathedral
A bright memory of fall brings some color to winter
Fun with factory farms!
An interactive map of animal cities
HCN reader photo - Elk in Yellowstone
Enjoy this beautiful image with your Thanksgiving
HCN reader photo - Outside Taos
Still winter beauty in northern New Mexico
Mer-cow-ski?
The many variations
HCN reader photo - fall colors
Montana shows its splendor
Sharing the (reduced) bounty
NOAA pushes catch shares for fisheries in new official policy
Fields of dreams
Fields of dreams
"Farmworker Reality Tours" teach citizens about the lives of California's migrant farmworkers.
Breathing easy
Breathing easy
In West Oakland, Calif., the Breathmobile fights inner city asthma.
A mobile health solution
A mobile health solution
A day with the asthma-fighting crusaders of West Oakland, Calif.
The Weird West
The Weird West
A slide show of images from HCN's 40th anniversary photo contest.
HCN Reader Photo - the Palouse
Rolling fields of the Northwest.
The West's growing waistline
And the foods that help it grow (a map)
HCN Reader Photo: Boots
Boots and sky. What more could you ask for?
Natural gas comes on strong
But I don't give out my number to fossil fuels
Into the wild
Into the wild
Rue Mapp's group Outdoor Afro encourages black people to explore nature and learn about things like bird-watching.
Life in a doomed dome
In Dreaming the Biosphere, Rebecca Reider looks into the story behind the failed Arizona experiment.
Should Salazar resign?
Greens don't love him, but he's not all bad.
People of the West
People of the West
A slide show of images from HCN's 40th anniversary photo contest.
HCN Reader Photo: Western Sandpipers
Some birds that aren't covered with oil
In the belly of the whale
In the belly of the whale
Trash is filling up our oceans, even ending up inside whales.
HCN Reader Photo: Prisoner plantings
Tattooed hands propagate native species
HCN Reader Photo: Wrangler and Little Cowboy
Start 'em young