High Country News April 12, 2010
Basketball provides a bright spot in reservation life.
How a federal wildlife agent brought down one of the world's most notorious insect thieves.
High Country News remembers Stewart Udall, the legendary Interior secretary.
The federal government says sage grouse deserve protection, but delays listing the birds under the Endangered Species Act.
Biologists trying to photograph wolverines see martens as a nuisance, but martens are actually pretty cool creatures themselves.
In an effort to adopt out more wild horses, the Bureau of Land Management starts posting ads online.
A Franciscan manzanita, long believed extinct in the wild, is discovered near San Francisco, in the path of a highway expansion.
Soon after the EPA was founded 40 years ago, it began photographing American environmental problems for its Documerica Project.
Statistics reveal the cost and complexity of wild horse management in the West.
As the economy has globalized, illegal trafficking of wildlife has gotten worse in the West.
Spring visitors, HCN wins praise and awards; new books by Anders Halverson and Mark Matthews; corrections.
Timothy Egan's new book, The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America, credits early firefighters for saving the Forest Service.
In The Living Shore, food writer Rowan Jacobsen’s interest in the vanishing Olympia oyster leads him to a consuming fascination with threatened coastal ecosystems.
After he gets laid off from his job, a writer seeks consolation hiking in the Sierra Nevada.
Some of the more dramatic recent arrests involving wildlife trafficking in the Western U.S. are briefly described.