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Trail dogs do the grunt work on our public lands
Coal to China port hits a big snag
Coal to China port hits a big snag
Teaching aliens to talk
Teaching aliens to talk
How global warming made me change my life.
The trouble with hunting
The trouble with hunting
How my Californian father adapted to Utah
How my Californian father adapted to Utah
He found solace in growing fruit trees, but never quite made the Beehive state his home.
An author’s West of dreams and nightmares
An author’s West of dreams and nightmares
Malcolm Brooks mingles romanticism with pragmatic realities.
Forgetting we live in the desert
Forgetting we live in the desert
Rafael de Grenade on tough landscapes, writing as inquiry and climate change.
Photos: My father the Californian
Congress ignores the West’s firefighting needs
At ease by a creek in the wilderness
At ease by a creek in the wilderness
A dam difficult job
A dam difficult job
California’s drought through the eyes of a water manager.
Lost in the woods
Lost in the woods
How the Forest Service is botching 4FRI, its biggest restoration project.
Smoke and mirrors
Smoke and mirrors
Congress can’t seem to solve a big problem: how to pay for battling wildfires.
Considering historical correctness in New Mexico
A new wildfire protection approach in Colorado
A new wildfire protection approach in Colorado
Homeowners take on the costs of fire mitigation — with lots of help.
Climate canary
Climate canary
Greenhouse gases are changing the way we talk about coal.
Alaska's Uncertain Food Future
Alaska's Uncertain Food Future
Climate change in the Far North puts traditional food sources at risk.
Nebraska loves its cattle a little too much
Nebraska loves its cattle a little too much
Idaho’s sewer system is the Snake River
Idaho’s sewer system is the Snake River
As Big Ag flourishes, this massive waterway suffers.
I moved from New Mexico to Missoula and can't believe the water waste