Magazine
Parks for All?Digital Edition

May 12, 2014

The National Park Service struggles to connect with a changing, and diverse, America. A Nevada rancher creates a Sagebrush Rebellion flare-up that’s particularly fierce. State wildlife agencies try to broaden funding sources as their duties and responsibilities expand.

Feature

Parks for all?
Parks for all?
The National Park Service struggles to connect with a changing America.

Current

The revolt that wouldn’t die
The revolt that wouldn’t die
The latest Sagebrush Rebellion flare-up in Nevada was unusually fierce.
Look, Ma – a real Indian!
Look, Ma – a real Indian!
A performance artist tackles stereotypes of Native Americans in public.
Hunting for conservation dollars
Hunting for conservation dollars
State wildlife agencies struggle to broaden funding as their duties expand.
The Latest: Changes afoot for oil and gas “trade secrets”
The Latest: Changes afoot for oil and gas “trade secrets”
Wyoming court requires transparency and a company vows to reveal all of its chemicals.

Editor's Note

The vital diversity of our parks
The vital diversity of our parks
By making our national parks more welcoming to minorities, we realize the potential of “America’s Best Idea.”

Essays

Learning Forestry 101 in the Cascades
Learning Forestry 101 in the Cascades
A novice logger helps thin the forest in Washington.

Writers on the Range

This is our land – until it’s privatized
This is our land – until it’s privatized
The unhealthy alliance between the Forest Service and its concessionaires.

Dear Friends

Of Pulitzers and presidents
Of Pulitzers and presidents
A Pulitzer for a Colorado writer, visitors to HCN and a correction.

Book Reviews

Rock Art of the Grand Canyon Region
Rock Art of the Grand Canyon Region
A book that journeys through geologic time.
Backcountry memoir
Backcountry memoir
“Yellowstone Has Teeth” by Marjane Ambler
Not fade away
Not fade away
“Monument Road: A Novel” by Charlie Quimby

Heard Around the West

Guns are welcome, Idaho poachers, and a popping eyeball.
Guns are welcome, Idaho poachers, and a popping eyeball.
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.

Letters