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Live rough and know the real world

By Jacob Richards

Guides in the outdoor industry inevitably come up with collective nicknames for customers. On horseback they’re “dudes,” on the river…

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The West has too many visiting hunters

By Andrew Carpenter

Hunting may be losing popularity nationally, but in the West the number of hunters is climbing. According to the U.S….

Dan Vigueria, Paonia, Colorado, Grizzly Longbows LLC

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Chronicle of an abandoned oil and gas well — one of millions

By Jonathan Thompson
Abandoned well, Jonathan Thompson image

Even from a distance it’s clear that an oil and gas well called “State Senate #2” in New Mexico has…

Abandoned well, Jonathan Thompson image

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A Japanese-American internment camp has much to teach us

By Paul Zaenger

“While other children were sent to daycare, when I was 3 years old I was sent to a Japanese-American prison,”…

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Two Western states act to control methane

By Tim Lydon

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.

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Colorado Needs Wolves

By Rob Edward

“…we can efficiently and affordably undo our ancestors’ shortsighted decision to erase wolves from America’s wild place.”

Photograph by Robert Larsson, Courtesy of Unsplash

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