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  • Oval Intention: an essay

    Oval Intention: an essay

    The original geodesic tent lives on.

  • The Forest Service discriminates against poor kids

    The Forest Service discriminates against poor kids

    A new Forest Service policy that requires commercial guiding licenses for groups of hikers and campers effectively excludes small nonprofits that bring inner-city kids to the wilderness for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

  • Pulling an Everett Ruess

    Pulling an Everett Ruess

    When you're out of work and homeless, it's inspiring to remember young wanderers like Everett Ruess, even if he never returned from his mysterious sojourn in the canyon country of Utah.

  •  Adventuring on Colorado's big peaks

    Adventuring on Colorado's big peaks

    A woman finds solace and delight in climbing Colorado's highest and most challenging mountains.

  • Muddy Waters: Silt and the Slow Demise of Glen Canyon Dam

    Muddy Waters: Silt and the Slow Demise of Glen Canyon Dam

    A float down the Lower San Juan teaches surprising lessons about dams, water and silt in the West.

  • Nature and cities in context

    Nature and cities in context

    In Cities and Nature in the American West, environmental historians dissect the relationship between the urban West and the natural landscape.

  • Righteous gluttony

    Righteous gluttony

    Wild animals revel in feasting and simply endure the hungry times, unlike modern Westerners with our sterile supermarkets.

  • Books for lonely times

    Books for lonely times

    When you're camped all alone in the wilderness, there is nothing like a book to bring you comfort.

  • INNOVATE, Part III

    INNOVATE, Part III

    Westerners have a knack for new and innovative thinking, such as: Redefining rancher politics, A rediscovered renewable, Creating public nooks and crannies and more.

  • Standing outside, late, in a charcoal forest

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