Wildland Firefighters are Risking their Mental Health

As climate change lengthens fire seasons, will the government do enough to protect them? ImageCredit: Michael Hansen Mark Betancourt/High Country News An hour or so before dawn in late July 2015, just south of the California-Oregon border, Danny Brown turned off the highway into the Modoc National Forest and headed toward a menacing glow of … Continue reading Wildland Firefighters are Risking their Mental Health

The Mystery of Mountain Lions

Despite decades of research, myth and fear still surround the animals. Image credit: Sarah Gilman/High Country News Sarah Gilman/High Country News Last winter, I went walking on a gray afternoon between storms. Meltwater pattered the snow around the ponderosas. Fog wound through overhanging boughs. My dog, Taiga, strained at her leash. We turned up a ravine, climbing … Continue reading The Mystery of Mountain Lions

Earth Day 2019

This Earth Day is all about celebrating Every Corner of the World! So I'll be celebrating My Corner of the World, Colorado this Earth Day Weekend, April 19-22, 2019. I care about our Earth and the places we live. The funds you donate will enable the Sierra Club to do things like: • Provide cleaner, … Continue reading Earth Day 2019

BLM proposal would have big effects to camping system, fees on Colorado River

Rafters, kayakers, anglers and anyone else looking to recreate on the Colorado River in western Grand County could see some significant changes to how the land is managed by Source: BLM proposal would have big effects to camping system, fees on Colorado River