High Country News December 09, 2013
To save the West’s forests, scientists must first learn how trees die.
Some environmentalists are getting behind enhanced oil recovery.
In the Rocky Mountain West, more than 4 million acres of federal public land are rendered off-limits because there's no way for the public to access them.
Why guns, politics and saguaros don’t mix.
Fishing reform drives inequality in coastal communities.
Energy Department ordered to stop collecting fees for construction.
Parts of the Gateway West project are still open to veto from the BLM.
When trees change due to the planet’s shifting climate, we change too.
Daughter Abby Quillen has assembled two anthologies of her father’s columns; a steady stream of visitors have come by our Colorado office.
Photographs by David Freese, Foreword by Naomi Rosenblum
A review of Survival Skills by Jean Ryan.
A review of Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story About Looking at People Looking at Animals in America by Jon Mooallem
A writer’s love of reading while walking in Nevada’s Great Basin desert.
Heard Around the West
Mishaps and mayhem from around the West.