High Country News May 14, 2012
When Camron Stone realized that an oak forest was about to be bulldozed by the Los Angeles County Flood Control District, he started fighting back.
Some Western states are rekindling the Sagebrush Rebellion and demanding ownership of federal lands -- but it's not just about local control.
The conservative, golf-playing retirees of Queen Valley, Ariz., are determined to stop a giant copper mine.
Canadian farmer Gary Lewis, fed up with the failures of synthetic fertilizer, has invented a system called Bio-Agtive Emissions Technology, a tractor add-on that recycles diesel emissions into fertilizer.
The connection between bark beetle outbreaks and Western forest fires is more complicated than it might appear.
The sometimes-scruffy remnants of woodland that edge our urban neighborhoods have psychological as well as ecological value.
HCN online editor Stephanie Paige Ogburn and managing editor Jodi Peterson attend digital media workshops; Danielle Venton gets public radio job; Denver Nicks writes a book; visitors; correction.
In Rez Life, novelist David Treuer takes a nonfiction look at his own life as an Ojibwe Indian on the reservation.
In Contents May Have Shifted, Pam Houston writes about a writer’s journeys, both physical and emotional
Will all of a kayaker's memories of Washington's White Salmon River change once the river changes, now that Condit Dam is gone?
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