Items by Jodi Peterson

Fall ‘friendraiser’ and board meeting
Fall ‘friendraiser’ and board meeting
Update from High Country News.
Help HCN complete its online archives!
Help HCN complete its online archives!
We’re scanning in all of the pre-1994 issues for our website; visitors came to call; correction.
The Latest: A House bill would double timber harvest
The Latest: A House bill would double timber harvest
Proposed legislation would increase logging in national forests and curb environmental review.
See you in October
See you in October
Keep up during our fall publishing break with continued coverage online.
The reading season
The reading season
Fall brings a new crop of noteworthy books, both fiction and nonfiction.
Mapping our place in the West
Mapping our place in the West
This special books & essays issue considers the ways in which we use maps, literal and metaphoric, to understand a landscape.
Summer Visitors
Summer Visitors
Senator Michael Bennet and family, among others, visit HCN headquarters.
Fishermen, writers and cyclists come to call
Fishermen, writers and cyclists come to call
Summer is the busy, busy season for HCN visitors.
Writing down the bones
Writing down the bones
The story behind this issue's cover feature, about a startling dinosaur discovery in Montana and ensuing scientific controversy.
Report from the summer HCN board meeting
Report from the summer HCN board meeting
HCN's board of directors met recently, our fund-raising art auction was a success, and several visitors came to call.
About a disappearance in a national park
About a disappearance in a national park
The author may have been the last person to hear the voice of a missing hiker at Mesa Verde National Park
Time is running out to get the poster!
Time is running out to get the poster!
Colorado River poster available; skipped issue in early June; clarification
Death in the desert
Thoughts on a lost hiker in Mesa Verde National Park.
More awards for HCN
More awards for HCN
HCN wins Utne award for environmental coverage, and three awards from the Society of Professional Journalists.
Made in the American West, consumed in China
Made in the American West, consumed in China
Chinese consumers craving status symbols increasing look to North American poachers
Subscriber Warning
Subscriber Warning
How to avoid unauthorized offers for HCN subscriptions and renewals.
A win for Monsanto on GMO crops
A "Roundup" of news about genetically-modified crops and their apparently unstoppable rise.
Reflected glory
Reflected glory
A Pulitzer Prize for Lisa Song, former HCN intern; visitors come by our office; journalists and HCN contributors Debra Weyermann and Kathie Durbin have died.
Everett Ruess redux
A new film about the young artist-vagabond who vanished in Utah in 1934.
Spread the word and get an exclusive HCN poster
Spread the word and get an exclusive HCN poster
"Friends" campaign offers the new Colorado River Basin poster; Craig Childs wins Orion Book Award; John Dougherty produces "Cyanide Beach" documentary on mine pollution.
Trappers catch a lot more than wolves
Trappers catch a lot more than wolves
Mountain lions, eagles, bobcats, geese and domestic pets have all been accidentally caught -- and killed -- by wolf trappers.
Changing of the guard at the Department of Interior
A look back and a look ahead as Ken Salazar hands the reins to Sally Jewell.
Waiting with bated breath
Waiting with bated breath
HCN is nominated for an Utne Independent Media award; some of the magazine's contributors are nominated for other honors; corrections
High Country News Classifieds
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    Deschutes Land Trust, based in Bend, Oregon, seeks a collaborative and strategic Executive Director to lead us in pursuing our mission: to conserve and care...
  • DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
    Job Title: Development Manager Supervisor: Senior Director of Development Effective Date: May 17, 2021 Job Status: Full-time (40 hours/week), exempt Location: Within the Colorado Plateau...
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    - The Land, History, and People of the Bears Ears Region - The Bears Ears and Cedar Mesa region is one of the most beautiful,...
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  • COLORADO WILD PUBLIC LANDS VIDEO CONTEST
    Please submit your video of 30 seconds or less, taken on public lands, to [email protected] by May 15th for a chance to win in one...
  • WMAN NETWORK COORDINATOR
    WESTERN MINING ACTION NETWORK (WMAN) CONTRACT OPPORTUNITY CLOSING DATE: Feb. 19, 2021 WMAN is seeking a team member to coordinate the various network activities to...
  • FRIENDS OF THE INYO IS HIRING TRAIL AMBASSADORS FOR THE SUMMER OF 2021
    Friends of the Inyo's Trail Ambassadors (TAs) support the Inyo, Sierra, & Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forests and other partners by providing positive public service, outreach, interpretation,...
  • LAND & CABIN ON CO/ UT LINE
    18 ac w/small solar ready cabin. Off grid, no well. Great RV location. Surrounded by state wildlife area and nat'l parks.
  • MANAGER PERMACULTURE LANDSCAPE CONTRACTOR
    Permaculture / Landscape Company Manager / Site Lead Red Ant Works, Inc. - 20+ year landscape construction and horticultural care company seeks manager and site...
  • CANYONLANDS FIELD INSTITUTE
    Field seminars for adults in natural and human history of the Colorado Plateau with lodge, river trip and base camp options. Small groups, guest experts.
  • COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER
    San Juan Citizens Alliance is looking for a passionate, dynamic, organized, and technology-savvy communications professional to help grow our membership and presence in the Four...
  • ENERGY AND CLIMATE PROGRAM ASSOCIATE
    San Juan Citizens Alliance seeks an Energy and Climate Program Associate to focus on public outreach, education and organizing to advance campaigns to mitigate climate...
  • REAL ESTATE SPECIALIST
    This position provides professional real estate services and is responsible for managing and completing real estate projects utilizing a project management database that is designed...
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    The Wildfire Mitigation Specialist is responsible for delivering wildfire risk mitigation information, recommendations and programmatic resources to wildland urban interface homeowners, community members and partners....
  • DEVELOPMENT POSITIONS
    Thorne Nature Experience is hiring for a Development Director and Senior Individual Giving Manager. Individuals will work collaboratively with Thorne's Executive Director to develop and...
  • SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER, LANDSCAPE CONSERVATION & ENERGY
    The National Parks Conservation Association, a 100-year-old nonprofit advocacy organization and the nation's leading voice for national parks seeks a Senior Program Manager, Landscape Conservation...
  • BACKCOUNTRY AND FRONTCOUNTRY STEWARDSHIP CREW MEMBERS
    The San Juan Mountains Association (SJMA) is hiring a crew of ambassadors to work in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service to educate visitors on...