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  • The right-wing heiress who changed course in the desert

    The right-wing heiress who changed course in the desert

    Looking back on Bazy Tankersley: publisher, rancher and conservationist

  • Conservation goals in Jackson Hole collide with a need for worker housing

    Conservation goals in Jackson Hole collide with a need for worker housing

    In Wyoming's top resort town, the desire to protect the environment and the community's character kills big affordable housing projects.

  • The affordable housing quandary

    The affordable housing quandary

    In many Western communities, the more careful you are with land-use planning and wildlife conservation, the less you're doing for worker housing.

  • Let's hear it for a bipartisan-minded Republican

    Let's hear it for a bipartisan-minded Republican

    Ronald Reagan conserved the environment while also being a Republican.

  • On the prowl with Oregon's pygmy owls

    On the prowl with Oregon's pygmy owls

    Biologist John Deshler knows more about pygmy owls than just about anyone. Writer Nick Neely spent a fascinating day with Deshler tracking, capturing and measuring the owls in Portland's Forest Park.

  • Power of the picture

    Power of the picture

    High Country News photographer Morgan Heim joins the International League of Conservation Photographers to document the gasfields and the wildlands around Pinedale, Wyo.

  • Stay in the Hunt

    Jim Posewitz believes hunters can help save the planet with their clear-sighted, on-the-ground conservation ethic.

  • Red Mountain miracle

    In southern Colorado, conservation groups find a way to save 9,000 high-altitude acres from second-home development.

  • The resurgence of hook-and-bullet conservation

    Hunters have done a huge amount over the years to preserve wildlife and habitat, but the powerful group Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife, with its obsessive focus on killing predators, seems to be taking a step backward

  • Predator hunters for the environment

    The group Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife has helped to protect a lot of Western land and wildlife – while doing its best to kill off as many predators as possible

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