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  • On second thought, Mr. Cheney

    On second thought, Mr. Cheney

    Ted Williams finds it more than ironic that Dick Cheney -- a well-known foe of fish and rivers -- was invited to speak at a fly-fishing museum.

  • Riparian restoration guru

    Bill Zeedyk lets the water do the work

  • When choosing a house, think past a lifetime

    Alan Kesselheim says Westerners should not be shocked when a house built in a floodplain eventually falls victim to a flood.

  • Utah plans to join the Wild and Scenic Rivers System

    Utah and Nevada are the only Western states without federally-designated "Wild and Scenic" rivers.

  • Montana puts limits on national Trout Unlimited

    When national Trout Unlimited tried to get its Montana branch to stay out of state stream-access issues, the Montanans rebelled dramatically, much to Pat Munday’s delight.

  • Harvesting the sky

    Thirsty Santa Fe, N.M., considers an innovative law requiring all new buildings to install rainwater-harvesting systems.

  • When wealthy landowners and locals collide

    Jack Wright thinks Montanans are over-reacting to stream-access issues; after all, from the point of view of a fish, it’s a good thing when a rich man restores a stream, even if he locks out trespassers.

  • Grassroots activists battle a national environmental group

    When national Trout Unlimited tried to get its Montana branch to stay out of state stream-access issues, the Montanans rebelled dramatically, much to Pat Munday’s delight.

  • Stream leases languish

    Efforts to privatize instream-flow protection – to keep enough water in rivers and streams to sustain their ecological functions – face tough going in the West.

  • Somewhere up the crazy river

    In Upstream: Sons, Fathers, and Rivers, Robin Carey recounts a kayak journey up the Klamath River that he made with his son, Dev, and on the way explores the Careys’ troubled family history

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