Items by Christina Nealson

Two blocks from the Mexican border
Two blocks from the Mexican border
The author watches migrants run across the border from her home in Naco, Ariz.
What do you do when you meet a predator?
What do you do when you meet a predator?
On encountering lions and grizzlies--and their families--in the wild
Guns are different for women in the West
Guns are different for women in the West
As a woman, I believe I am safer with a gun in the West.
The truth about wolves is hard to find
The truth about wolves is hard to find
Some hunters claim wolves are killing too many deer and elk in northwestern Montana, but the facts indicate otherwise -- although those facts are easily lost in all the emotional rhetoric.
This is a winter of snowy owls
This is a winter of snowy owls
Big, beautiful snowy owls are showing up far outside their usual range, much to the delight of Western birdwatchers.
Right on, Target!
Right on, Target!
A 13-pound wild turkey in Colorado gets by despite the six inches of arrow protruding from either side of her breast.
Springtime in the Rockies
Springtime in the Rockies
The beautiful spring in Colorado's San Luis Valley is a bitter contrast to the tragedy unfolding in the Gulf of Mexico.
Garbage grows well on the border
Garbage grows well on the border
The many thousands of illegal immigrants who pass through Arizona border towns are leaving tons of litter in their wake.
Rhubarb: It tastes like spring
Christina Nealson scours her small town’s alleyways, looking for rhubarb with a recipe in hand.
In wilderness, don't phone home
Hikers who bring their cell phones into the wilderness, either for ease of rescue or instant access to the rest of the world, are missing the point of wilderness.
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