It is not an exaggeration to say that New Mexico’s Chaco Culture National Historical Park is under siege. A surge…More
If you’re one of those people who composts everything you can think of because you want to build up your…
Black Soldier Flies in author, David Marston’s handMore
The region lived without them before, and it can live without them again. Now, nature is forcing our hand, telling us that it’s time to breach the dam and let the Colorado River run free.
Image above of Willow Creek Canyon once a popular side canyon for boaters. Now a sandy wash. Image courtesy of Glen Canyon Institute staff.More
Gated methane vent pad in Sunshine Roadless area above Paonia, CO. Methane originates in active Arch Resources coal mine. This collection of vents makes Arch the third biggest greenhouse gas polluter in Colorado.More
Hikers are flooding our public lands, so I ask the question: Why can’t people just leave the poor rocks alone?…More
Giant sequoias come as close to immortality as living organisms can. Many live over a thousand years despite nature’s challenges. So…More
It sprouted again during a fall hike in 2019. Betsy, Steve Mandell, his wife, Terri, and I, agreed that Writers on the Range deserved to live again.
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This summer was a time of reckoning about race in every sector of American life, and many of us are…More
The Bristol Bay salmon fishery is a renewable resource; the legacy of the Pebble Mine promises perpetual pollution
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“…we can efficiently and affordably undo our ancestors’ shortsighted decision to erase wolves from America’s wild place.”
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But one needs to read only a bit of world history to realize that walls can come down as a quickly as they were put up.
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