Books

What Abbey’s ‘Desert Solitaire’ means in these trying times
What Abbey’s ‘Desert Solitaire’ means in these trying times
The book turns 50 this year, and is more relevant now than ever.
On grappling with a past shadowed by violence
On grappling with a past shadowed by violence
Two books examine the relationship people have with painful family histories.
The iconic bird of the ‘Sagebrush Sea’
The iconic bird of the ‘Sagebrush Sea’
A new book shows the life cycle of sage grouse in their natural habitat.
How to manage the resource
Utah State University will host conference on: Conflicts in Natural Resource Management: Integrating Social and Ecological Concerns.
Historic powwow
Several Ute tribes will gather for the United Ute Powwow Celebration.
Green at work
Island Press publishes "Green at Work: Finding a Business Career that Works for the Environment'.
Exploring the Great Basin
Several books on the Great Basin are reviewed: "Hiking the Great Basin' by John Hart; "The Hiker's Guide to Nevada' by Bruce Grubbs and "Nevada Mountain Ranges' by George Wuerthner.
Dump Decision in Colorado
Uravan, Colo, is proposed to house a dumpsite for naturally occurring radioactive waste.
Dollars trail to Colorado
A Conference on western Colorado trails will take place in Grand Junction.
Wanted: Women writers
Several women editors plan a book written by women who farm, ranch and work the land.
Speak to Capitol Reef
Comments are sought on the management of Capitol Reef National Park.
Reviving the land-grant universities
A conference on the role of land-grant universities is held at Colorado State University.
High Desert honors
Earle A. Chiles Award recipient is sought for "thoughtful management" of the nation's resources.
Fish in the desert
The Desert Fishes Council publishes a series of papers.
Fish and the Colorado River
The U.S Fish and Wildlife Service sets hearings for endangered fish in the Colorado River Basin.
Biking beyond Boise
'Mountain Biking in Southwest Idaho' by Stephen Steubner and Stephen Phipps is reviewed.
A chance to renew and refresh
A mountain retreat is scheduled for environmental activists in New Mexico.
Babbitt's feast of meetings
Babbitt sets three public meetings to discuss grazing.
Writers wanted for Park City
Writers at Work conference will be held in Park City, Utah.
Two badgers better than one
The Badger Chapter of the Glacier-Two Medicine Alliance, an environmental group that strives to protect the Rocky Mountain Front, will form two new groups.
Protection plan crosses boundaries
A team of scientists' plan aims to protect the Flathead River watershed.
Of wolves and myth
A documentary on wolves, The Wolf: Real or Imagined?, is aired on public T.V.
Hot papers wanted
A fire conference is held in Yellowstone.