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Latest: Senators aim to revive rural funding
Latest: Senators aim to revive rural funding
In the meantime, states tighten their belts.
Outdoor rec industry defends public lands
Outdoor rec industry defends public lands
Utah’s delegation tries to roll back protections, riling a conservation-minded outdoors cohort.
Where wildlife is up against the wall
Where wildlife is up against the wall
Donald Trump’s proposed border wall would devastate migrating animals.
Latest: Participants in Nevada water hustle found guilty
Latest: Participants in Nevada water hustle found guilty
The charges include criminal conspiracy and trespass.
How to see the urban wild
How to see the urban wild
Practical advice for the nature-lonely city-dweller.
A new use for old produce
A new use for old produce
Inside the cross-border operation that saves fresh food from the trash.
Our new interns have arrived
Our new interns have arrived
High Country News is building a new team and correcting old errors.
Code of silence
Will Big Rec leave Utah?; a heroic rescue; an ambling lynx
Will Big Rec leave Utah?; a heroic rescue; an ambling lynx
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
Does the Constitution hold the key to climate action?
Does the Constitution hold the key to climate action?
How a group of young climate plaintiffs are making their case.
Trump on energy; Obamacare numbers; guerilla archiving
Trump on energy; Obamacare numbers; guerilla archiving
HCN.org news in brief.
A wild thought
A wild thought
The Grand Canyon, like you’ve never seen it
The Grand Canyon, like you’ve never seen it
An artist’s connection to the landscape through her paintings.
River of healing
River of healing
Can veterans find solace on the River of No Return?
Revisiting Malheur, one year after the occupation
Revisiting Malheur, one year after the occupation
The wildlife refuge system is more vulnerable than ever.
Naked in the desert
Naked in the desert
The sunburned, imperfect and deeper wild of the human body.
Latest: Future mining blocked around the Kalmiopsis
Latest: Future mining blocked around the Kalmiopsis
The moratorium will extend for 20 years.