What an unconventional journey on a cruise ship can reveal about seabirds' enigmatic lives.
by Eric Wagner, Oct 28, 2011 Writers on the Range
by Mike Leahy, Oct 27, 2011 Current
Brian Sherrod, a government paleoseismologist, believes cities and infrastructure in eastern Washington may be far more earthquake-prone than previously realized.
by Bill Lascher, Oct 26, 2011 Essays
Getting weeds out of the national parks is an endless war that can never be won, but many Park Service employees are willing - and happy - warriors.
by Amy Whitcomb, Oct 17, 2011 Letters
by Martin Hagen, Oct 10, 2011 Letters
by Rick Strachan, Oct 10, 2011 Writers on the Range
Beavers return to northern Colorado, improving aquatic diversity.
by Chuck Bolsinger, Oct 05, 2011 Feature
The dedicated volunteers of the Hummingbird Monitoring Network gather field data to help conserve the birds they love.
by Jean Palumbo , Sep 11, 2011 Sidebar
by Jean Palumbo , Sep 05, 2011 Current
Four Western cities receive grants to improve habitat for the millions of migratory birds that pass through urban areas every year.
by Marian Lyman Kirst, Sep 05, 2011 Sidebar
A brief sidebar lists a few of the amazing attributes of hummingbirds.
by Marian Lyman Kirst, Sep 04, 2011 Editor's Note
Across the country, "citizen scientist" volunteers help professional researchers by gathering data on wildlife species, from moose to hummingbirds.
by Jodi Peterson, Sep 05, 2011 Current
Biologists trek high into the Colorado Rockies in search of the rare amphibian.
by Jennifer Frazer, Aug 30, 2011 Current
Feral pigs are invading New Mexico and other Western states, but biologists are working hard to stop them.
by Cally Carswell, Aug 24, 2011 Sidebar
by USDA; Updated by RD Wildlife Managment, 2011, Aug 22, 2011