February 21, 2005
Soul Searching environmentalists fear they've become isolated and ineffective, bu tthe story of Libby, Montana, and its dying residents, shows that the movements missteps are only part of the story.
New Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer has a wildly ambitious plan to solve Yellowstone’s problems with wandering bison and the brucellosis threat
Court orders the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Department to comply with Endangered Species Act; Office of Inspector General finds EPA’s new mercury emissions standard to be "compromised"; J. Steven Griles leaves Interior Department for lobbyist job
Invoking NAFTA, a group of Texas farmers and irrigation districts sues Mexico over the Rio Grande’s water
An inholding in California’s Mono Basin National Forest Scenic Area may soon be the site of a resort-home development
The Arizona Snowbowl ski area wants to use Flagstaff’s treated wastewater for snowmaking, but 13 American Indian tribes, who regard the San Francisco Peaks as sacred, are fighting the plan
The state of California is suing the U.S. Forest Service for approving a new management plan that more than triples logging in the Sierra Nevada
Environmentalists on both sides of the border are up in arms over a Canadian coal company’s plans for an open-pit mine north of Montana’s Glacier National Park
In Sandstone Seduction: Rivers and Lovers, Canyons and Friends, Katie Lee takes readers on a breathless boat ride through her exhilarating life
David Carle’s Introduction to California Water is an ambitious field guide to the incredibly complicated world of California water
The Basket Maker by Kate Niles is a searing novel of incest and compassion set in the modern Southwest
- Greg Graves on Can human judgment handle avalanches?
- John W Stephens on Ranch Diaries: How to coexist with wild animals
- Ryan Stevenson on Can human judgment handle avalanches?
- Bryan Daneman on Scarcity and survival reign in ‘The Water Knife’
- Krista Langlois on Idaho mining dispute raises questions about the future of wilderness