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  • Nature fierce and not so pretty

    Nature fierce and not so pretty

    Spend enough time around a bird feeder, and you’ll realize that nature is less like a poetic cartoon and more like a gritty crime novel by someone like Elmore Leonard.

  • Ice matters

    Ice matters

    We're not just losing our glaciers; we're unraveling the systems that sustain all life on earth.

  • The way the West was can be seen again

    The way the West was can be seen again

    Watching sandhill cranes gather on the Platte River in Nebraska is like stepping into a time machine that takes you back to an unspoiled, wild West.

  • Finding place

    Finding place

    A wilderness ranger has spent the last 14 years coming to intimately know -- and love -- a remarkable corner of Alaska.

  • War on The West: The sequel

    War on The West: The sequel

    Life is going get even harder for Interior Secretary Ken Salazar as modern-day Sagebrush Rebels try to re-ignite a “War on the West.”

  • Rethinking national parks and wilderness

    Rethinking national parks and wilderness

    William Tweed takes a loving but critical look at the National Park Service in Uncertain Path: A Search for the Future of National Parks.

  • High Country Views, episode 9

    High Country Views, episode 9

    Ray Ring and Cally Carswell discuss environmental dealmaking.

  • A dark and disjointed journey

    A dark and disjointed journey

    The short stories in Sam Shepard's new collection, Day out of Days, have an unhinged, distinctly Western flavor.

  • The squeal of silence

    The squeal of silence

    Time spent alone in a cabin in the wild reminds a writer that silence is more than the absence of noise.

  • Conservation for the Adrenaline Crowd

    Conservation for the Adrenaline Crowd

    Environmentalists in the Roaring Fork Valley of Colorado have struggled to get recreationists behind their causes.

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