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NATURAL RESOURCE SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT IN THE WEST

What the Pioneers Saw

What the Pioneers Saw

Jan 19, 2016

Protecting viewsheds on National Historic Trails

Less than 30 miles from the Nebraska-Wyoming border, an etched wagon wheel marks the grave of Rebecca Winters

Only YOU Can Prevent Zebra Mussels

Only YOU Can Prevent Zebra Mussels

Jan 19, 2016

Sloganeering in the age of invasive species

Everybody knows the catchphrase Only YOU Can Prevent Forest Fires. Lots of folks who spend time in the backcountry understand they should Leave No Trace.

The Forgotten River

The Forgotten River

Jan 19, 2016

A UW graduate student sees expedition potential in a neglected corner of the West

On May 31, 2015, a half dozen brightly colored rafts slipped past the Split Mountain take out at the bottom of Gates of Lodore

A New Kind of Energy

A New Kind of Energy

Jan 11, 2016

A refinery town redefines itself as an outdoor playground

A flash of red bobs in the North Platte River at the Casper, Wyoming, city limits.

Terror in the Backcountry

Terror in the Backcountry

Jan 11, 2016

When wildlife comes face to face with winter sports enthusiasts

Imagine you’re out for a pleasant winter stroll and just about to bite into your turkey

Essay: Outdoor Recreation and the Still Unlovely Mind

Essay: Outdoor Recreation and the Still Unlovely Mind

Jan 11, 2016

“Recreation is a perpetual battlefield because it is a single word denoting as many diverse things as there are diverse people.”