Items by Michael Dax

Public doesn’t mean protected
Public doesn’t mean protected
Less oversight of mining and drilling will leave federally managed land vulnerable.
How tribes led the fight over Badger-Two Medicine oil and gas leases
Don’t label me an “outsider”
North Dakota, our official energy-sacrifice zone
In the West, it’s all about beer
Frontier anxiety for the 21st century
Frontier anxiety for the 21st century
The West has outgrown its early focus on extraction; its identity now is the legacy of public lands.
Killing wolves is part of the bargain
Killing wolves is part of the bargain
We ought not to react so emotionally to the death of a Yellowstone wolf, killed by a Wyoming hunter.
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