Close your eyes for a moment and imagine wild backcountry loaded with wild critters.
Fortunately, many such backcountry haunts are protected through Wilderness and Monument designations. Many also remain silently unprotected yet provide a home to a myriad of fish and wildlife and recreation... [ READ MORE... ]
In one of several stops on the western slope of Colorado yesterday Gov. John Hickenlooper spoke on behalf of the Thompson Divide and the discussion of letting oil and gas leases expire. Articles done by the Denver Post and the Aspen Times both quote him speaking directly to the beauty of the... [ READ MORE... ]
“Perhaps the rebuilding of body and spirit is the greatest service derivable from our forests, for of what worth are material things if we lose the character and quality of people that are the soul of America?”
Arthur Carhart—widely regarded as a pioneer in wilderness protection—posed that question... [ READ MORE... ]
Go behind the scenes as 3 documentary photographers capture the essence of the Flaming Gorge and the Green River. To learn more about the threat to the Flaming Gorge and the Green River go to ourdamwater.com and see for yourself.
by Tom Reed
New country and old friends. A foundation, a beginning. An idea. Each year wed each pick a stream on our borders, a thin blue line of water splashing from high mountain hold in country without roads, and few trails. If it were easy, we thought, anybody could do it and the fishing... [ READ MORE... ]
Editor's note: This is part of an ongoing series by members of TU's Sportsmen's Conservation Project. For more, visit www.oursportingheritage.org, a site dedicated to protecting our backcountry resources.
There was a summer I spent as a wild child in the mountains of Iowa.
There are no mountains... [ READ MORE... ]
The wind came up quite early this morning.
It rustled through the trees outside my window, gently thumping the blinds as it continued through the streets.
It was a subtle sign, but a sign nonetheless.
We’ve been seeing small hints here lately – small twinges of gold in the... [ READ MORE... ]