Items by Edward
Minorities, millennials and urbanites are less likely to visit national parks than upwardly mobile, white baby-boomers.
The largest orchard in any national park is surrounded by some of the driest desert in southern Utah.
An essay by Edward Abbey, praising the austere beauty of the Colorado Plateau, is illustrated by Thomas R. Miller's aerial photographs.
Stone Forest Industries blames environmental groups and the Forest Service for its mill closing when company management is really to blame.
Trends in visitor use, lackadaisical management, shoestring funding levels and political motivations have all contributed to a failure to control overuse.
In this remote range, one can see eagles soar, mountain lions wander, and the nation's largest wild bison herd graze on alpine grasslands.
My ideas on "something different" therefore are offered only because it seems to me that our society is already much too authoritarian, and because certain trends, supported by a blind and misapplied technology, are leading toward an ever more authoritarian, centralized, potentially totalitarian state.
Telluride, Colorado, formerly an honest, decayed little mining town of about 300 souls, is now a bustling whore of a ski resort with a population of 1,500 and many more to come.
- Ricardo Small on In Arizona, the people move ahead of the politicians
- Dean Nyffeler on New data released on violent threats to federal employees
- John Crosse on The Los Angeles wetland wars
- John Worlock on The U.S.’s only rare-earth mine files for bankruptcy
- Andy Grosland on The pain thief of Spokane