Some Western legislators want to sell off our public lands -- an idea that is
not only impractical, but contrary to the desires of most Westerners.
by Jeff Welsch,
May 09, 2012
In Preserving Western History, editor
Andrew Gulliford has put together "the first college reader to
address public history in the American West."
by Dave Phillips,
May 01, 2006
An air-tour businessman and Italian developers become deeply enmeshed in the politics of tiny Tusayan, Ariz., part of a plan to profit from the nearby Grand Canyon.
by John Dougherty,
Jun 13, 2011
EPA stymies California’s attempt to cut tailpipe
emissions; the West is growing but not sure where its next meal or
drink of water will come from; increasing amounts of ammonium
– and guns – in the parks; avalanche fatalities are
by Sarah Gilman and Jodi Peterson,
Jan 21, 2008
Wayne Hare, a black park ranger, talks about the
importance of diversity for the future of the West.
by Wayne Hare,
Jul 17, 2007
User fees for public land keep rising, even as campground hours and services are cut.
by David Feela,
Sep 15, 2010
A family trip out West in 1959, when he was 9 years old, inspired Dayton Duncan to make a new documentary series with Ken Burns, called The National Parks: America’s Best Idea.
by Ray Ring ,
Sep 13, 2009
The National Landscape Conservation System allows adventurous tourists to experience beautiful, remote landscapes far from the nearest souvenir store.
by Jodi Peterson,
Jun 15, 2009
Enviros create force-fields around national parks. Also: Recovery Act funds are coming to BLM lands in the Western states.
by Ray Ring ,
May 20, 2009
Chad Moore and the members of the Park Service Night Sky
Team keep an eye on the stars in the nation’s parks and
by Michelle Nijhuis,
Dec 10, 2007