Recreation

A new century with carnivores
A new century with carnivores
Learning to see predators as companions, not competition.
When is lightning likely?
When is lightning likely?
The National Weather Service’s new lightning potential index.
Want a trophy buck? Ditch the camo and get a guide
Want a trophy buck? Ditch the camo and get a guide
Study looks at successful types of big game hunters
Judge cracks down on Idaho - again
A lawsuit claims the Forest Service has been lax in obeying a judge's order to remove outfitter structures from Idaho's Frank Church/River of No Return Wilderness.
Parks may get control of their air
A bill introduced in Congress would give the Park Service more power to regulate overflights.
Did federal negligence help kill two hikers?
An upcoming trial will decide whether the Park Service was responsible for the deaths of two men in Kolob Canyon July 15, 1993.
For guilt-free wilderness trips
A list of groups that teach wilderness-users to go "light on the land."
I came, I saw, I wrote a guidebook
The increase in numbers of tourists drawn to the canyon country by guidebooks and magazines raises questions about exploiting and overusing a fragile landscape.
No more water for Aspen - for now
The Colorado Supreme Court denies Aspen Ski Co. water to expand its Snowmass resort.
Four-ton bandage applied to trampled peak
Forest Service employee Loretta McEllhiney finds creative ways to restore heavily trampled and eroded hiking trails on Colorado's Mt. Elbert.
Falling arches
Tourists Jim and Dafang Lin witness a 44-foot slab fall from Utah's 306-ft. Landscape Arch.
Xerox copiers and black helicopters
A tongue-in-cheek consideration of Colorado Republican Scott McInnis' search for waste at the Department of Interior, the closing of national parks and the Christian Coalition's involvement in both.
Ski resort flops in midst of land boom
A controversial Colorado proposed ski resort, Lake Catamount, suffers a setback when the major investor pulls out.