Friday, May 20, 2022

Hiking the Tahoe Rim Trail

The 170-mile-long Tahoe Rim Trail is the heart of Lake Tahoe’s extensive trail system. It travels through two states, and three wilderness areas, and...

Wildfires are already incinerating southwestern states. 

Opinion We must come to understand what isn't working, and what cost-effective tools are not currently being used. Only because they are literally free to...

Light winter promises good hiking on Pacific Crest Trail

After a hard day of high-elevation backpacking a dozen miles around Ebbetts Pass, I would have settled for crackers, peanut butter and water. Instead,...

It’s Time to Stop the Public Land Giveaways to Oil and...

Opinion As Nevadans, we cherish our public lands and all they have to offer: from diverse wildlife to endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. One of...

Rural Nevada is at the Frontline of Renewable Energy Development

Nevada is making strides toward its renewable energy goals as it develops infrastructure to move power throughout the state, but some Nevadans worry the...

Everyday Should Be Earth Day

Opinion  Like most Americans, I’m concerned about climate change. Sometimes I feel discouraged.  I worry about my children’s future, and I don’t always know what...

Journey of a Wild Horse Advocate

Opinion Nobody starts out as a wild horse advocate. Instead, it’s an evolutionary process–one that begins with some form of experience or exposure to one...

Beauty of Backpacking: 50 Lessons in 50 Years

When the first wild bear I ever saw up close wandered past my backcountry camp, I grabbed my camera and shot pictures like mad....

A New Group – Third Act

Opinion A new group ThirdAct.org is taking serious action on climate change. It was started by Bill McKibben, a well-known educator, writer, and climate activist...

The American Heritage of Wild Horses

Opinion Our history is important when it comes to managing our public lands, natural resources, and wildlife.  Much of our factual history today is being obscured...