Items by Eve Rickert
Land managers working on post-fire restoration in Utah have to battle invasive cheatgrass in their efforts to bring back the native sagebrush.
Washington has become the third state to require that would-be lawyers taking the bar exam know more than a little about Indian law.
Some environmentalists are unhappy about the BLM’s plans to spray herbicides for weed control, but many public-land managers say it’s the only way to tackle the invasion of flammable weeds.
Recent visitors to Paonia include bikers, big dogs, and two Brits who are walking across the country
Leaky irrigation ditches in Washington’s Methow Valley have made the desert bloom, at the expense of endangered salmon.
The BLM’s plans to spray nearly a million acres with herbicides have some environmentalists fuming, but biologists and land managers welcome the policy.
Washington tribes will receive millions to give up shellfish-harvesting treaty rights that they’ve never been able to enjoy.
Is the wolverine, the country’s most enigmatic predator, in danger of extinction, or just misunderstood?
An HCN intern goes for a backcountry horse ride, and learns that while sharing trails can be a challenge, the payoff is worth it.
Bald eagles are about to be delisted, but conservationists and the Fish and Wildlife Service are battling over whether Arizona's desert-nesting eagles should be kept under the wing of the Endangered Species Act.
- Thomas Arvensis on How do we define climate pollution's cost to society?
- Gene Sengstake on Should coyote hunting contests be banned?
- Rich Jordan on Should coyote hunting contests be banned?
- Patrick Johnston on Should coyote hunting contests be banned?
- Tom Darnell on Four charts that show how public land is good for rural areas