Items by Dave Skinner

Toxic bison
Dave Skinner wants Yellowstone to get a handle on its “toxic bison” before they infect more elk with brucellosis, which can then get passed on to cattle.
Let the states broker roadless lands -- it’s the democratic way
Dave Skinner says give Western governors -- and local people -- more power to determine what should be roadless on our national forests.
Motorized recreation belongs in the backcountry
Off-road vehicle users need to be responsible, but at the same time they should fight against any restrictions to backcountry riding
Motorized recreation belongs in the backcountry
The writer says ATVs belong in the backcountry, and we should all help riders fight for their rights
Protecting fake wilderness goes against the law
Dave Skinner says the Bush administration has the right to reject "fake" wilderness and dispose of the issue its way.
Ray Ring's Wrong
Ray Ring's Wrong
Snowmobiles are the people’s choice for Yellowstone
The author defends Yellowstone’s snowmobiles as a boon to local economies and the recreational choice of ordinary Americans.
Give the mining industry a second chance...
In his own words, Dave Skinner argues that environmentalists exaggerate the threat from mining and that the industry is making good changes.
True portentousness on a Wyoming highway
A road trip across Wyoming moves the writer to muse about the glories of living in an "unedited" version of the West.
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