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Timeline: A brief history of the Sagebrush Rebellion
Timeline: A brief history of the Sagebrush Rebellion
An interactive, year-by-year look at the current insurgency.
Why Western wildfires are getting more expensive
Why Western wildfires are getting more expensive
This year’s fire season was the costliest on record, burning more than 9 million acres.
The federal land at stake in Trump’s rush for more drilling
The federal land at stake in Trump’s rush for more drilling
Where national parks, monuments and other protective areas overlay resources.
Neil LaRubbio's Montana route
Neil LaRubbio's Montana route
The travel route the author took in Montana
Cally Carswell's New Mexico route
Cally Carswell's New Mexico route
The travel route the author took when visiting New Mexico
Helping hikers before they get hurt
Helping hikers before they get hurt
National parks are increasingly focusing on educating hikers before they get hurt or lost, a technique known as preventative search and rescue.
FLDS strongholds
FLDS strongholds
Where the FLDS community is based
Planned and operating solar projects in Gila Bend, Arizona
A map showing location and project status for solar buildups
Selenium concentrations
Selenium concentrations
Muddy Creek selenium levels
Los Angeles' watershed is more sediment than dumping grounds
Low snowpack means a dry summer for the West
Low snowpack means a dry summer for the West
A map shows Western snowpacks as of April 1, 2012, and notes record-breaking heat and dry weather in the Southwest.
Map of conservation areas in Mexico
Map of conservation areas in Mexico
A map with numbers corresponding to highlighted conservation areas described in a sidebar article
Big game tag auctions raise big bucks for Western states
Big game tag auctions raise big bucks for Western states
Hunting tag auctions may get too pricey for a lot of Western hunters, but they also raise significant money for conservation projects.
Land ownership on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation
Going down in flames
Going down in flames
Today, the mountain and Pacific states have the highest collective cremation rates in the U.S.
Teton County subdivisions
Teton County subdivisions
A map showing distressed and abandoned subdivisions in Idaho's Teton County.
Wilderness acres created, by congressional session
Wilderness acres created, by congressional session
A timeline of bills authorizing new wilderness, from 1964 to 2012
Greenhouse gas sources, emitters and effects
Greenhouse gas sources, emitters and effects
Although the West supplies most of the nation’s coal, the effects of coal-fired plant emissions are felt much further afield.
Seasonal hares
Seasonal hares
A look at how hares change color in different conditions
How much time does Congress spend discussing the issues you care about?
How much time does Congress spend discussing the issues you care about?
Capitol Words, a visualization tool, tracks the contents of the Congressional Record, storing frequently used words as searchable data.
Yellowstone to Yukon
Path of the pronghorn
How private efforts and economic troubles have combined to support conservation