High Country News December 23, 2013
Restoration pits these exotics against California natives. But for some, they’re a natural.
Utah and other states like the new EPA regulations on vehicle emissions.
Radioactive disposal sites and other residuals of the bomb era.
Red tape makes it difficult for veterans in Indian Country to access a key federal assistance program.
And the state is starting to come to terms with an orphaned gas well problem.
Million dollar fine for Duke Energy in Wyoming.
Now, Fort Carson can't be enlarged without Congressional approval.
The blue gum eucalyptus and its cousins are not especially invasive, making it harder to agree on their management.
Lloyd Kreitzer’s journey as New Mexico’s premier fig grower.
A former newspaper copyeditor finds his way onboard a fishing boat.
Read fresh stories at hcn.org during our print break over the holidays.
A poet and a photographer document San Bernardino, California.
A review of To Conserve Unimpaired: The Evolution of the National Park Idea by Robert B. Keiter.
A review of Common Ground on Hostile Turf: Stories from an Environmental Mediator by Lucy Moore.
Heard Around the West
Mishaps and mayhem from around the West.