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Win Or Lose, Liz Cheney's Legacy In American History Will Be Non Sibi Sed Patriae

August 16, 2022

Not so long ago, prior to Jan. 6, 2021, Liz Cheney defended Trump
In this op-ed, Tom Sadler reflects on Wyoming's Republican primary and what Lincoln, Roosevelt, Ike and Reagan would make of Harriet Hageman
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Prominent Scientists Push Back Against Delisting Grizzly Bears: Op-Ed

January 13, 2022

Grizzly 399 and one of her recent cubs
When it comes to assessing biological recovery of grizzlies, who is better informed—people who study wildlife for a living or governors and legislators who dislike grizzlies and wolves?
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Protecting Tranquility One Square Inch At A Time

August 2, 2021

Steadily, we're losing last best refuges of 'natural sounds'
Escaping the noisy human cacophony: Gordon Hempton is called  'the sound tracker' but he's really a maestro who reminds that natural  harmonic bliss exists in the quietest spots of the Lower 48 
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Soulé's Last Warning: We'll Never 'Develop Our Way' To Better Conservation Outcomes

August 30, 2020

Is this the kind of wildness we want?
The late Michael Soulé, godfather of conservation biology, offered this critique of 'New Conservation" and its consequences for regions like Greater Yellowstone
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Of God And Guns: How The Sagebrush Rebellion Turned Into A Hotbed Of Armed Modern Radicals

March 24, 2020

A cowboy petroglyph?
In this excerpt from Betsy Gaines Quammen's new book 'American Zion: Cliven Bundy, God & Public Lands in the West,' the author explores how Utah became the center of anti-federalism
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Making Contact With Richard Louv: How Animals Save And Heal Us

November 10, 2019

Grizzly clan fording a stream
"Our Wild Calling," the new "game-changing" book by Richard Louv, explores why our connection with other species is good for society, our mental health and the wild places that matter to us
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Wyoming Keeps Falling Behind While Jackson Hole Thrives—Why?

October 17, 2019

Jackson Hole's success  is about more than the Tetons
Compared to her Rocky Mountain neighbors, the state is the only one losing people. Wyoming's leaders have some soul-searching to do
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Carrying The Banner For Wilderness

May 10, 2019

The Palisades Wilderness Study Area
Wyoming Wilderness Association turns 40 and four dynamic young women are reinvigorating the wilderness spirit when so much is on the line in Greater Yellowstone
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Steve Bullock: When You Lose Rural Hospitals, Communities Die

November 9, 2018

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock
Montana's democratic governor, who could contend for The White House, addresses the recent election and issues facing the rural West
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The Big Empty Is Anything But

February 27, 2018

Badlands, western Nevada
Jackson Frishman is connected to the giants of American mountaineering. He also knows the pain and euphoria of the West
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What Does It Mean To Be An Animal Person?

November 22, 2017 // Hunting

Study after study confirms that sentience (emotions, connection and intelligence) flows across species.
Marc Bekoff, a leading figure in the American animal rights movement, sounds off on Wyoming's proposed hunt of grizzly bears and emerging science revealing the emotions and intelligence of non-human beings
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