From the Blogs
The Heritage Foundation exposes a sinister, Arab nation-funded plot, that uses Matt Damon to destroy America's energy industry
America’s public estate can be claimed as the legacy of both parties. In denying that legacy, the GOP is cutting its own throat
Congress is short-sighted when it tries to add loopholes to the Farm Bill that remove clean water safeguards
Convention rhetoric spotlights the ever-widening divide between Republicans and Democrats on the environment
Author, hunter and foodie Steven Rinella probes the question, when is it hunting right, and when is it wrong?
The discovery of a new family of spiders is just one reason to feel optimism about the natural world
An oral history of the 1950s drought, and a new study on the 2000 - 2004 drought, and how it stacks up against what we can expect in the future
Sportsmen are growing fed up with a system that lets private organizations pocket millions off the state's wildlife
In which an HCN editor wanders the gigantic gear show -- and finds out the latest about the industry's conservation strategy
A controversial new study challenged the conventional wisdom that mismanagement has led to bigger fires
A new catch share program for groundfish appears to reduce the number of unwanted fish picked up in trawls
NASA's Landsat program provides unique scientific knowledge but has struggled recently with funding and mechanical problems
Typically, Disney films feature unflattering stereotypes of brutish hunters and passive princesses. Brave is a delightful exception.
An impending Grand Canyon raft trip sparks appreciation for preservation, even in places we may never go
Tucson, Ariz., is joining the list of western cities getting shafted by the out-of-date 1872 General Mining Law.
- Rich & Terry Fairbanks on Rural communities in the West need a fair shake
- on Jim Deacon, pioneering desert fish biologist, dies
- Larry Bullock on Ranch Diaries: A New Mexico cattle company is born
- Randy Piper on Bark beetle kill leads to more severe fires, right? Well, maybe
- Delaine Spilsbury on The water czar who reshaped Colorado River politics