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How to live with fire
How to live with fire
Wildfire needs new narratives. The podcast ‘Fireline’ is a start.
What it took to investigate a suspicious town in the Mojave Desert
What it took to investigate a suspicious town in the Mojave Desert
The creator of the 2020 podcast California City reflects on how she exposed deceptive desert land sales — from the outside.
Wildish Podcast: Why helicopter gathers are so controversial
Wildish Podcast: Why helicopter gathers are so controversial
Episode Four: The risks inherent in the Bureau of Land Management’s ‘most humane’ method of wild horse removal.
Parks Climate Challenge: North Cascades 2009
Parks Climate Challenge: North Cascades 2009
Nineteen high school students traveled to Washington's North Cascades this summer to witness and learn about climate change.
A conversation with Michelle Nijhuis
A conversation with Michelle Nijhuis
Photos and an interview with the author of "Township 13 South, Range 92 West, Section 35"
Audio: Where the buffalo roam
Freelance writer Josh Zaffos talks about his trips to the Pine Ridge Reservation and what he learned about how tribal members are reclaiming their property and their traditions.
Meet the makers
Meet the makers
A behind-the-scenes look at winemaking in Colorado's North Fork Valley.
Having your cake and eating it, too
Gary Paul Nabhan chats with HCN Assistant Editor Marty Durlin about working landscapes in National Parks
Off the deep end?
Listen to Aaron Million talk about his Wyoming to Colorado pipeline dreams.
The Hungry Intern: Dinner
The Hungry Intern: Dinner
The starving journalist is no longer starving, and he filled up on all local foods.
The Hungry Intern: Lunch
The Hungry Intern: Lunch
Jeff's zany local food adventure continues with his second meal of the day.
The Hungry Intern: Breakfast
The Hungry Intern: Breakfast
Jeff Chen takes you on a zany adventure as he tries to eat locally, on a starving journalist's budget. Episode 1.
Learning to live with fewer watts
Fred Logg's small solar system powers some lights, his laptop and a small refrigerator -- but the energy source has its limitations.
HCN Road Trip 2
HCN Road Trip 2
Road v. Wildlife: HCN Editor Jonathan Thompson wades into the controversy.
HCN Road Trip
HCN Road Trip
HIgh Country News road trip goes through energy country, from the coal mines near Paonia, to the flaring gas rigs of Wyoming.
Urban Creeks 2.0
Urban Creeks 2.0
In San Francisco's East Bay, activists try to reconnect impoverished communities with their local waterways.
Scratching the savage itch
Craig Childs talks about his encounter with the wild world of professional bull-riding in an audio interview with Marty Durlin.
Jim Harvey vs. Big Solar
A Harley-riding desert activist talks about saving the Mojave ecosystem
Leasing the West
Leasing the West
A look inside a Bureau of Land Management oil and gas leasing auction, a tradition that may be killed by the digital age.
Wind River revelations
Lisa Jones talks about Northern Arapaho horse whisperer and healer Stanford Addison, the subject of her book, Broken.
When good times go bad
When good times go bad
After years of prosperity and breakneck growth, Phoenix and its Western siblings have crashed hard thanks to the recession. And the food banks and other social services are very busy.
A passion to protect
In this audio interview, Glo Cunningham talks about why she came to the ski town of Crested Butte, Colo., 34 years ago and what has sustained her fight to preserve its mountains and water.
Invading the silence
Invading the silence
Annie Proulx talks about Wyoming's Red Desert along with photographs by Martin Stupich.
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