Items by Neil LaRubbio
Amid bitter controversy over allowing hunters and trappers to reduce wolf populations, a Montana couple is dedicated to their hunt.
A writer uses the Internet and GPS to find secret Ancestral Puebloan dwellings and other wonders on Utah’s Cedar Mesa, home of the country’s highest concentration of archaeological sites.
New Mexico's Gila National Forest is a good natural laboratory for studying the effects of wildfire.
The backstory to Emily Guerin's report on the scientific debate over how "normal" severe fire is, and a travelogue from the Gila Wilderness in the wake of this year's massive blaze.
Federal land exchanges have come under increased scrutiny over the past decade, both from citizen activists and the Government Accountability Office.
A saunter through the grasslands of eastern Montana brings interesting encounters with cowboys, bull-riders, small-towners and BLM rangers, not to mention wildlife and endless skies.
Arizona ranchers say enviro regs lead to more catastrophic wildfire; more grazing and logging can help
A map shows Western snowpacks as of April 1, 2012, and notes record-breaking heat and dry weather in the Southwest.
- Verne House on Gold King Mine water was headed for the Animas, anyway
- Irene Schmidt on A tense confrontation on a quiet Montana road
- Russ McCollum on What we've lost in the Methow Valley wildfires
- James Shepherd on Is Yucca Mountain back on the table?
- John DeVoe on Mapping fish die-offs in warming waters