Sunday, August 7, 2022

Going It Alone – Ramblings and Reflections from the Trail

What Was I Thinking? (Page 3) After decades of day hiking by myself, I decided I no longer wanted to go home at night. I...

Let’s talk hunting

Opinion Many well-meaning wildlife advocates and their organizations tread lightly around the topic of hunting, as though there is something special ... perhaps historical or...

Are Our Sierra Nevada Towns Destined to Go Down in Flames?

I grew up in Quincy, California, a small, vibrant mountain community in the far north reaches of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The area...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Sometimes the Moral Arc of the Universe

Opinion In January, a family on a hike near Las Vegas came upon a fox caught in a leghold trap. The family’s dog narrowly escaped...