High Country News July 20, 2009
Loggers and environmental activists are determined to restore Montana's Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, with or without the help of the Forest Service.
Iraq war veterans find a new life in Colorado, this time fighting for the environment with the help of Veterans Green Jobs.
The traditional lifestyles of several Northern California tribes are threatened by a pathogen that is killing off oak trees.
The national forests are in such terrible shape that it's worth trying a few experiments in collaborative restoration work.
High Country News welcomes three new interns and several visitors and wins a couple of important prizes.
Aaron Million wants to build a gigantic water pipeline all the way from southwest Wyoming to Colorado's Front Range.
In Rick Collignon's new novel, Madewell Brown, the long-ago disappearance of a black man from a small New Mexican village is investigated by his granddaughter.
A fiery environmentalist is fondly remembered in Dyana Furmansky's biography, Rosalie Edge, Hawk of Mercy: The Activist Who saved Nature from the Conservationists.
An exhausted young mother, her lively new baby, and a compassionate drunkard have a brief but lovely encounter on the plaza in Taos, N.M.
Two Weeks in the West
California's "green" leadership is imperiled by the state's inability to handle the other "green" -- i.e., money. Plus: Statistics describe and a map locates some of the geologic carbon sequestration sites planned for the West.
The Center for Biological Diversity and the Grand Canyon Trust are working with a French timber entrepreneur to restore Arizona's unhealthy forests.