Recreation

Wyoming grapples with how to fund wildlife conservation
Wyoming grapples with how to fund wildlife conservation
Hunters may lose influence as other groups are asked to increase their contributions.
‘Poverty with a view,’ in the rearview
‘Poverty with a view,’ in the rearview
I spent my 20s in some of the most beautiful towns in the West.
An expedition along the imperiled Rio Grande
An expedition along the imperiled Rio Grande
The river’s future may include longer droughts, larger floods and shrinking snowpack.
Shoot it yourself
Shoot it yourself
A primer on hunting for food, not for sport.
The stink over SkiLink
A proposed gondola near Salt Lake stirs up a public-lands fight
Flight for life
A mountain rescue helicopter pilot shares his story
Wilderness limited
Are humans adaptable to crowding and a loss of solitude, even in wilderness areas?
Don't lock us out of our land
Don't lock us out of our land
The author is unhappy when he finds a favorite Forest Service camping area closed and locked.
Hanford's nuclear history is messy, but worth preserving
Hanford's nuclear history is messy, but worth preserving
We should create a new national historic park dedicated to our bomb-making heritage.
Recreation.gov -- nice try, needs work
The redesigned travel website aims to be a one-stop shop for federal recreation sites.
Does taking our kids into the wild make us dangerous parents?
Does taking our kids into the wild make us dangerous parents?
The author contends there are more dangers at home.
Antibacterial soaps in the backcountry
Safeguard or ineffective and possibly dangerous?
Taking my chances in grizzly country
Taking my chances in grizzly country
Meeting wilderness on its own terms, without bear spray