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  • Green gearheads? Rev it up!

    Green gearheads? Rev it up!

    The Wilderness Society should sponsor off-road driving teams to reach out to that culture.

  • 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.

  • Heard Around the West

    Flying fish in Colorado; bears are such slobs; berserk llamas and bad-tempered snakes; poachers behaving badly in New Mexico; your opinion on snowmobiles doesn’t matter; brothels and babies don’t mix; fishing with rat glue in Oregon.

  • The romance of deceleration

    The noisy contrast between snowmobiles and cross-country skis awakens the author to the similar contrast between the life she has always wanted and the one she currently has with her partner, Billy.

  • Where have all the rangers gone?

    Budget crunches have thinned Forest Service staffing even as visitor numbers soar, making it hard to enforce regulations such as trail closures

  • Business booster still guides national park rules

    Conservationists fear that the new National Park Service management policy will reduce environmental protection at the expense of commercial interests

  • Revealed — secret changes to park rules

    The Park Service lands in hot water when Deputy Assistant Interior Secretary Paul Hoffman secretly rewrites the agency’s management manual, and the revision is leaked to the press

  • Heard around the West

    Snowmobiling sans snow; Las Vegas "condiments"; wacky weather in Washington; burritos, bears and school lockdowns; wrapping glaciers in Switzerland; Salazar takes on the Family; good manners ease highway screw-up

  • Lawsuits swarm around Yellowstone snowmobiles

    As soon as the National Park Service announced its new snowmobile rules – which slightly reduce the number of vehicles allowed in Yellowstone and Grand Teton – lawsuits began flying from both sides of the political divide

  • Can skiers and snowmobilers coexist?

    Dutchman Flat outside Bend, Ore., is becoming tense as snowmobilers and backcountry skiers argue over winter recreation

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