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Explore landscapes redefined by human influence
Explore landscapes redefined by human influence
In a new book, a photographer captures our collisions with nature.
Call for Pitches: Books & Authors 2019
Help us celebrate the West’s writers and writing.
Photos: Life in migration
Photos: Life in migration
Wildlife species make their quests to mate, give birth, feed and seek shelter across the American West.
Why the Bundys win; coal could catch a break; Snake River revisited
Después de cinco años de DACA, que harán los jóvenes inmigrantes?
Después de cinco años de DACA, que harán los jóvenes inmigrantes?
Pensando en la vida de José, un jóven indocumentado.
How we risked losing the West
How we risked losing the West
A look back at how range science misled land managers.
Awake at night and listening to coyotes
Awake at night and listening to coyotes
Man-made sounds elicit a wild ruckus in the Bitterroot Valley.
Will Utah dam the Bear River?
Will Utah dam the Bear River?
The Wasatch Front faces drier times and a growing population, threatening the Great Salt Lake.
Slow progress on Park Service harassment
Slow progress on Park Service harassment
The agency begins to deliver on promises to confront sexual harassment.
Restrictions on wreckreation; wildfire season, by the numbers; flash drought
Hunting for feral figs
Hunting for feral figs
The gem-like fruit are best when found free in the urban wilds.
Sage grouse changes; Superfund funding; Sacrificial sea lions
La estafa del muro fronterizo de Trump
La estafa del muro fronterizo de Trump
No se pueden separar al territorio y la gente de la región.
Cap-and-trade win; vulnerable farmworkers; ongoing monument battles
The West braces for a “cosmic traffic jam”
The West braces for a “cosmic traffic jam”
Hordes of travelers have filled up campsites and hotels in preparation.
Recognizing California’s invisible activists
Recognizing California’s invisible activists
We are seeing a mounting intolerance toward undocumented farmworkers.
Los promotores
Los promotores
En medio de los basureros tóxicos de California, los activistas trabajan solos.
A wild sanity dance through the Rockies
A wild sanity dance through the Rockies
Dancers and artists inspired by Wallace Stegner celebrate the geography of hope.
Why we should celebrate unlovely fish
Why we should celebrate unlovely fish
An angler documents his pursuit of the uglier species.
Welcome to the irrigator’s club
Welcome to the irrigator’s club
An encounter with the wild during the hours of a thankless job.
Mapping the solar eclipse; ‘America first’ energy; Underground drought
Las campesinas lideran el camino
Las campesinas lideran el camino
Para las trabajadoras de campo, lo personal es cada vez más político.
Help us report on hate in the West
Help us report on hate in the West
High Country News joins a national effort to document hate.
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