High Country News June 01, 2009
A small band of enthusiasts wants to re-engineer Western waterways with the help of a humble, hardworking professional: the beaver.
In California, grassroots activists work to restore damaged East Bay waterways and the impoverished communities that surround them.
River restoration is a complex business, whether you’re talking about Colorado’s fast-moving Gunnison River or the polluted urban waterways of San Francisco’s East Bay.
Spelunkers visit High Country News; correction; obituaries for N.W. Grosse-Rhode and Ramon Mena Owens.
Twenty-year-old Duran “Junior” Caferro wants to be a good father, encourage healthcare reform – and knock down whoever comes up against him in the boxing ring.
While federal public-land agencies dither, some Western states are cracking down on off-road vehicle problems.
The newspaper columns collected in Mary Stuever’s The Forester’s Log give an insider’s view of the challenges facing Western forests today.
In Old Growth in the New World, 28 writers and experts debate whether and how the Pacific Northwest’s old-growth forests should be managed.
It seems romantic to die alone in the wild, until you begin to lose the people you love
Public officials – and even homeowners – are beginning to accept the inevitability of wildfires in the Golden State.