Last Saturday I was able to join 30 enthusiastic hikers to explore a kind of wilderness that is different than what we often think of as "wilderness" – the subtle, enigmatic hills and valleys of the Adobe Badlands.
Communities near northwest Colorado’s Dinosaur National Monument are expected to experience a surge in jobs and economic growth in the near future thanks to the reopening of a long-awaited visitor center and exhibit hall that will give visitors an up-close look at the monument’s worl
My feet hurt and shoulders ache, but today’s National Public Lands Day restoration project near Montrose, Colorado was a “whacking” success. The day overflowed with blue skies, sunshine and camaraderie.
I am already hurting by the time we reach the sign along the trail that reads “Bob Marshall Wilderness” – after only about a quarter of a mile hike from the trailhead parking area in the Flathead National Forest here in Montana.
Anti-wilderness lawmakers in Washington, DC have their sights set again on our natural heritage – this time on eradicating the president’s ability to protect extraordinary American lands through national monument status.