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By Michael Branch / On April 19th, 2016

The Rants from the Hill essay series has appeared in High Country News online every month, without fail, since July 2010. A lot has happened in those (almost) six years as we—my wife, Eryn, and our daughters, Hannah and Caroline—have...

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By Michael Branch / On March 23rd, 2016

The Ranter remembers being struck down by love for Tonya Harding, the fallen ice skater.

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By Lucy Moore / On March 7th, 2016

Despite more than 100 years of stewardship and protection from agencies like the National Park Service, America’s wild places are still vulnerable to commercial and residential land development. In the Grand Canyon, uranium mining and increasing...

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By Jarrett Walker / On January 27th, 2016

So we all want to write New Years posts about resolutions we should make — mostly resolutions we could have made last year and will probably make again next year.

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By Lucy Moore / On January 7th, 2016

So, the Bundys are at it again. Two years ago Cliven Bundy and his gang took up arms against the Bureau of Land Management in Nevada claiming the feds had no right to charge a private citizen grazing fees on public lands. “Public” apparently means “help...

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By Robert I. McDonald / On November 3rd, 2015

Conservation for Cities author Rob McDonald reflects on a comment he received after giving a lecture at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural...

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By Meghan Bartels / On July 2nd, 2015

Photo by Via Tsuji, used under...

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By Lucy Moore / On June 10th, 2015

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By Peter Plastrik / On June 9th, 2015

Reposted from the Connecting to Change the World...

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By Lucy Moore / On May 28th, 2015

Reposted from Lucy Moore's blog with permission.

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