Books

What Abbey’s ‘Desert Solitaire’ means in these trying times
What Abbey’s ‘Desert Solitaire’ means in these trying times
The book turns 50 this year, and is more relevant now than ever.
On grappling with a past shadowed by violence
On grappling with a past shadowed by violence
Two books examine the relationship people have with painful family histories.
The iconic bird of the ‘Sagebrush Sea’
The iconic bird of the ‘Sagebrush Sea’
A new book shows the life cycle of sage grouse in their natural habitat.
Great Basin Adventures
Several Great Basin trips are available.
Go with the flow
Oregon State University sponsors a class on rivers.
Film indicts clearcuts
'Wilderness: The Last Stand', a film by Miranda Smith, criticizes the timber industry and the Forest Service in Montana.
Environmental heroines
Tambrands sponsors the Environmental Women of Action awards.
Troubled waters
The National Parks and Conservation Association warns that water pollution and depletion plague the country's national parks.
Touch the earth
The Belknap Reservation and the WILD Foundation host a conference on indigenous living.
New den for grizzly research
Jackson Hole will become the home of the Yellowstone Grizzly Foundation's center for bear research.
Dune the Right Thing in Oregon
ORVs may be banned from Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area.
Cutting trees for the forest
A conference hosted by Oregon State University focuses on cutting trees to enhance ecosystems.
A Nevada biodiversity center
The University of Nevada will make a Great Basin ecosystem map.
Water and the changing West
A water conference is hosted by the University of Colorado School of Law.
Not another Yellowstone
A study suggests that granting Hells Canyon national park status would boost the local economy.
Mountainfilm 15
The 15th annual Montainfilm festival begins in Telluride.
Jackson mountain biking
Jackson Hole publishes a mountain biking map to attract tourists.
Hot Glass
The Department of Energy wants to turn Hanford's nuclear waste into glass logs.
Desert Tortoise Plan Released
A recovery plan for the Desert Tortoise is released.
A study to match the scenery
The report "Montana: Steady State in Transition', examines the hopes and concerns of Montana's citizens.
Doing it themselves
The Colorado Environmental Coalition produces its own forest management plan.
Wagons West
A re-enactment of the Oregon Trail migration of 1843 is planned.
Looking out for petroglyphs
The Park Service offers a series of monument management conferences at Petroglyph National Monument.