wilderness

Every fall Bob Granstrom of Buffalo Mountain Outfitters leads elk hunters into Wyoming’s Big Horn Mountains. Lately he’s been packing people into Rock Creek, not for hunting, but to show them why he thinks this 34,000-arcre area should be designated... Read More
Just a 15-minute drive from Downtown Bend in Central Oregon, the Badlands offer a quiet getaway. The land is designated as "Wilderness" by the federal government, while volcanic ash and eroded lava make up sandy natural trails. Off-trail hikers can... Read More
With some of the most spectacular scenery in the United States the Alpine Triangle is 186, 000 acres of high altitude resource rich public land in the San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado. Citizen groups there are purposing this as an addition... Read More
The forests in the Southern US act as carbon sinks, but their future rests in the hands of private landowners. Watch>>
A southern Idaho highway punches through what was molten lava just 10,000 years ago, a blink of an eye in geologic time. “I’d seen it from the road. I’d seen the lava flow across the road and I read about it in the literature at the wilderness study... Read More