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My front seat view of climate change in California
Wildfire, heavy rains and flooding seem to be increasing in ferocity.
April 27, 2017
Why the West can learn from East Africa
Reflecting on wildlife conservation in Kenya and at home.
April 25, 2017
People are grizzly food — and that’s OK
Our species can still get schooled on the food chain.
April 20, 2017
Trekking across Colorado’s fragmented wildernesses
Thru-hiking the Colorado Trail exposes a “wilderness” that is anything but.
Oct. 14, 2016
Want to move to a charming rural town? Ask about the sewage disposal system
Wastewater inundation causes a commotion in South Dakota.
Linda M. Hasselstrom
Oct. 13, 2016
It’s time to come to terms with euthanizing wild horses
The wild horse and burro debate in the West has devolved to knee-jerk rancor.
Oct. 11, 2016
Wyoming needs to stop stalling wind power
What’s at stake with the Republican push to tax renewable energy companies
Oct. 6, 2016
Replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day isn’t enough
To better honor their history, activists want “justice, not gestures.”
Oct. 4, 2016
What it takes to save an imperiled fish
The impressive effort to restore the Arctic grayling in a Yellowstone National Park stream.
Oct. 3, 2016
Remembering a ‘free man’ who died at the Grand Canyon
A transient outdoorsman, he only wanted to be in the mountains or down some canyon.
Oct. 3, 2016
Vegan food may not be as “vegan” as you think
Plant-based food processing collides with the ugliest side of animal production.
Sept. 29, 2016
An argument against internet access in parks
Tethered by their devices, “younglings” of today don’t want to camp.
Marjorie "Slim" Woodruff
Sept. 28, 2016
How this year’s general election repeats history
The messy 2016 presidential election echoes deeply flawed candidates of the past.
Sept. 26, 2016
Lessons from the fire line
Reminiscing on a half-century in the forest.
Sept. 21, 2016
Humans and ecosystems mix it up on the U.S. - Mexico Borderlands
Everything moves across lines here. Nothing’s straightforward.
Sept. 19, 2016
Chasing the rarest bumblebee in the world
A group of Oregonians searches for the disappearing Franklin’s bee.
Sept. 15, 2016
If you can’t beat the weeds, eat them
How nature — and marmots — thwarted a plan for an urban garden.
Sept. 13, 2016
Can a Montana community run its own forest?
Local citizens collaborate to restore, protect, and utilize Alvord Lake.
Sept. 8, 2016
Defense bill threatens sage grouse survival
A sneaky amendment would block protection under the Endangered Species Act.
Sept. 7, 2016
Rural Colorado can’t afford to lose more water to Denver
Is diverting water through the Gross Dam-Moffat Tunnel project still necessary?
Sept. 6, 2016
What every hiker should know (by now)
In the Grand Canyon, pack in some common sense.
Marjorie “Slim” Woodruff
Sept. 1, 2016
The new Malheur occupants: Grazing cattle
The Bundy clan may be in jail, but ranchers continue to take advantage of the refuge.
Aug. 31, 2016
Tribes band together to fight an oil pipeline
The Standing Sioux protest in North Dakota reverberates around the world.
Aug. 30, 2016
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