Items by Morgan Heim
A look inside a Bureau of Land Management oil and gas leasing auction, a tradition that may be killed by the digital age.
After conquering rocks, trails and mountains, weekend warriors have found a new hobby: Climbing the West’s big trees.
In southern Colorado, conservation groups find a way to save 9,000 high-altitude acres from second-home development.
In southwestern Arizona, the U.S. Border Patrol is working with Cocopah Indians and environmentalists to restore a degraded, crime-ridden wetland called Hunters Hole.
Environmentalists and Fish and Wildlife battle over the return of the jaguar to Southwestern borderlands.
In the Southwest’s Chihuahuan Desert, prairie dogs and kangaroo rats provide food and shelter for a host of other animals.
In rural Colorado, border collies and their handlers compete in a Western tradition, sheep dog trials.
- Grand Canyon superintendent retires after harassment investigation
- Who’s cutting illegal ski trails in the Santa Fe National Forest?
- Note to politicians: Don’t mess with fishing access in Montana
- Mapping the large-scale loss of natural areas in the West
- West Coast cities sue Monsanto to pay for chemical cleanup
- Frank Kinder on My low-impact life
- Sari Sommarstrom on Will the feds change course on Columbia River management?
- Mark Rozman on As delisting looms, grizzly advocates prepare for a final face-off
- Michael Weeks on Who’s cutting illegal ski trails in the Santa Fe National Forest?
- John Q. Citizen on Will the feds change course on Columbia River management?