Bill McKibben on High Country News

A message from the award-winning author, educator and environmentalist

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Special thanks to Ted Wood of The Story Group for the footage of Mr. McKibben!




Former High Country News Publisher Ed Marston

Former High Country News Publisher Ed Marston

Dear Reader:

Tom Bell didn’t found High Country News on a shoestring. To Tom, back in 1970 or 1971 or 1972, a shoestring would have been luxury.

Tom had something better than start-up capital. He had a vision of the West that demolished such flimsy constructs as county and state and federal land boundaries. Tom’s High Country News wiped out those straight-line boundaries so that we could see a 1 million-square-mile landscape that is among the most extraordinary on earth.

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