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  • A conflict of values

    A conflict of values

    Michael J. Yochim writes the primer on the Yellowstone snowmobile conflict in his admirably balanced Yellowstone and the Snowmobile: Locking Horns over National Park Use.

  • Let them eat copper

    Let them eat copper

    The National Park Service’s decision to ban lead bullets and lead fishing tackle will protect rare California condors and other creatures, including humans.

  • Of an environmental hero and the need for reform

    Paul Larmer reminds us that it will take more than a single environmental hero – like Tim DeChristopher, who cleverly sabotaged a BLM energy-lease auction – to reform the agency.

  • Time to reform and repair

    Paul Larmer reminds us that it will take more than a single environmental hero – like Tim DeChristopher, who cleverly sabotaged a BLM energy-lease auction – to reform the agency.

  • This is the time to make land management make sense

    Ed Quillen has suggestions for how to fix the West by consolidating the federal land agencies and charging people to build in Stupid Zones.

  • Change we could believe in

    Change we could believe in

    How to fix the West by consolidating land agencies and charging people to build in Stupid Zones.

  • Dodged bullets

    Dodged bullets

    On several environmental issues, the Bush administration failed to push through its agenda.

  • Watch the river flow

    In western Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park wins an important water claim.

  • Don’t be afraid of the big bad bears

    Ben Long says the National Park Service is practically “bear-anoid,” the way it constantly warns tourists about newly awakened bears when there are so many other, more common dangers in the great outdoors.

  • No way to run a national park

    Tim Lydon wonders what happened to a recent environmental impact statement that may have irked railroads by favoring snowsheds over controlled avalanches in Glacier National Park.

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