Writers on the Range

Cliven Bundy needs to pay his grazing bills
My chickens lay their own Easter eggs
The lessons of Ludlow, 100 years later
In the West, it’s all about beer
Save sagebrush, and good things happen
The next energy boom to hit southeast Utah is “unconventional oil”
A little paddling won’t hurt the Yellowstone experience
Paddling bill is bad news for Yellowstone and Grand Teton parks
Paddling bill is bad news for Yellowstone and Grand Teton parks
How boaters are looking for special treatment.
Does Juneau in Southeast Alaska really need this highway?
Does Juneau in Southeast Alaska really need this highway?
A proposed road is destructive, dangerous and bound to be ridiculously costly.
Don’t call the desert empty
Don’t call the desert empty
The greatest misconception about Western deserts is that they’re vacant.
The tortoise is collateral damage in the Mojave Desert
The tortoise is collateral damage in the Mojave Desert
Large solar arrays can harm threatened species.
A word from the grassroots
A word from the grassroots
Talking frankly with neighbors at my precinct caucus.
When poisoning is the solution
When poisoning is the solution
A victory for an endangered fish, though some environmentalists fought hard to prevent it.
Let’s not bring Las Vegas to Grand Canyon
Let’s not bring Las Vegas to Grand Canyon
Critique of a developer’s plan to haul tourists on a tramway to the Colorado River.
Why we garden
Why we garden
When I'm growing vegetables, I'm meditating.
Utah can boast of a living work of art
Utah can boast of a living work of art
Visiting the Great Salt Lake and Robert Smithson’s brilliant Spiral Jetty.
Deadly avalanches and the lure of the mountains
Deadly avalanches and the lure of the mountains
Mountains are our barometer and our playground, and, on occasion, our tomb.
Jobs in the oil patch – a realistic look
Jobs in the oil patch – a realistic look
Many gas patch jobs aren’t high paying once you know the facts.