Recreation

 Meet the group redefining what it means to be a scout
Meet the group redefining what it means to be a scout
The Baden-Powell Service Association offers families a more welcoming version of scouting.
Winter traditions are feeling the heat of climate change
Winter traditions are feeling the heat of climate change
Warm temperatures cancel local events like skijoring — resulting in economic and cultural impacts.
Skiing and snowmobiling are as natural as the weather
Skiing and snowmobiling are as natural as the weather
With human impacts felt everywhere, we need a new environmental ethic.
The cost of being lost
The Park Service approves a pilot project requiring mountaineers to pay for their own rescue.
Where the buffalo ... moan on the Plains of Wyoming
New York sculptor Robert Berks wants to build 1,000 bronze bison on the Beaver Rim "Area of Critical Environmental Concern" in Wyoming.
Is the Jackson Hole airport "doomed'?
Larry Rockefeller says the Jackson Hole airport is doomed because of a "reverter clause' in his family's agreement with the park.
Custer Association's last stand
The Park Service severs ties with the Custer Battlefield Historical and Museum Association after a confrontation over the name of the park, and the group's refusal to sell Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.
Does Aspen need thousands more skiers?
The Forest Service struggles over approval of an Aspen Skiing Co. expansion plan to develop Burnt Mountain, near the Maroon Bells Wilderness.
Critics say big jets and national parks don't mix
Proposed expansion at Jackson's stimulates discussion of FAA regulations for flying over national parks.
Gould group gears up
An advocacy group forms to fight off a proposed ski resort on Seven Utes Mountain, west of Fort Collins, Colo.
Too many tourists
Tourism is crowding Utah's parks.
Walking to the Wheel
A Forest Service management plan for a Native American ceremonial ground seems to be working.
Fat tires
The second annual Fat Tire mountainbiking festival is held in Socorro, N.M.
Climbers bedevil tower
Climbers are leaving their marks on Devil's Tower.
Free the paper pushers!
Park Service seasonal tries to cut the bureaucracy from his job.
Does the ski industry pay enough?
A GAO report shows ski industry payments for use of public lands.
Rails with trails
The Rails to Trails Conservancy says that trails can be built next to active rail lines.
Great Basin Adventures
Several Great Basin trips are available.
Glacially slow sewage study angers tourists
Several back-country chalets close at Glacier National Park due to sewage problems.
County says Hell, No
County residents say "no' to a proposal to make Hells Canyon a national park .
Dune the Right Thing in Oregon
ORVs may be banned from Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area.
Not another Yellowstone
A study suggests that granting Hells Canyon national park status would boost the local economy.
Jackson mountain biking
Jackson Hole publishes a mountain biking map to attract tourists.
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