Items by Gail Wells

Bark beetle kill leads to more severe fires, right? Well, maybe
Bark beetle kill leads to more severe fires, right? Well, maybe
The connection between bark beetle outbreaks and Western forest fires is more complicated than it might appear.
Hats off for a grand American senator, Mark O. Hatfield, 1922-2011
Hats off for a grand American senator, Mark O. Hatfield, 1922-2011
Former Sen. Mark O. Hatfield was one of the last of an endangered species: a principled but pragmatic moderate Republican who believed in collaboration and cared about the environment.