Recreation

We shouldn’t celebrate the killing of a mountain lion
We shouldn’t celebrate the killing of a mountain lion
The recent encounter between a runner and a 40-pound cougar perpetuates unwarranted fear.
Mountain biking is my act of resistance
Mountain biking is my act of resistance
In predominantly white Colorado, I bike to beat my fear.
Why Wyoming’s public lands are locked up
Why Wyoming’s public lands are locked up
The Cowboy State has more inaccessible public lands than anywhere in the West.
Hammering out "ecosystem management'
Conference looks at ecosystem-based management in Washington's North Cascades.
Dial 1/800-CANYON for reservations
Reservation system for park visitors proposed at Grand Canyon National Park.
Three mountain lions killed at Glacier
Cougars' den was too close to people, rangers say.
Canyonlands, Arches are invaded from above
Helicopters a new problem for hikers in Utah.
A natural vacation
Unused fire lookouts in forests open to vacationers.
New plans for Yellowstone
Management plan for Yellowstone National Park released.
Roxborough friends fight for park
Colorado's Roxborough state park threatened by development.
Bandelier overrun by hooves
Elk and wild cattle destroying New Mexico park.
Canyonlands backcountry plan
National Park Service wants to restrict camping.
Babbitt takes a fall
Bruce Babbitt considers expansion of road through national monument.
Judge tells wilderness outfitters to decamp the Frank
Forest Service bans outfitter camps in Idaho's Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness.
A battle for turf on a flat-top mountain
Forest Service seeks to limit all-terrain vehicle access to Colorado's Grand Mesa.
Bullet holes in bungalows
Target shooters banned in Prescott National Forest
Lift construction suspended
Ski area improvements stalled in Yellowstone
No driving in Zion?
Tourists in Zion National Park may have to park their cars and take a bus if a National Park Service plan is approved.
Park to scientists: Shut up!
Park Service scientists charge that the park suppressed research on grizzlies and elk foraging.
Barbee must apply for his job
Bruce Babbitt elevates the rank of superintendent for several national parks.
Yellowstone
Introduction to the lead stories on Yellowstone National Park.
Firms milk park's 'wildlife'
National Park managers deliberate over whether or not they should charge biotechnical firms for extracting microbes from Yellowstone.
Put her at the top
The Women Climbers Northwest group releases its 1994 calendar.
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