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Browsing the "High Country News" Tag

Trump, without hesitation, wants Tongass mined, logged, and developed

It's painful to watch an entire political party standby and let one Nero-like man mangle the environment of a once envied country stripped of its signature. [...]

October 4, 2019 Alaska, High Country News, Public Lands, RECENT, Slide, Trump

How could protecting Alaska’s salmon become a vote against something?

Alaska in the news: its fantastical landscapes, wildness, fisheries abundance commercially and outdoors folks’ abundant choices of game fish. Let’s keep it that way. [...]

July 17, 2019 Alaska, Conservation, Conservation News, FEATURE STORY, Public Lands, Slide

The more I tried to understand fly fishing in AZ, the less sense it made

The author discovers native AZ trout face extinction, thanks in part, to the competition, inbreeding and predation of the browns and rainbows. [...]

June 20, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, High Country News, Slide

Hard rock mining companies praise cleanup welfare programs

The Center for Science reports that between $1 billion and $12 billion is the current unfunded cleanup liability for country’s hardrock mines. [...]

March 20, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Breaking News: There is a way to kill Pebble Mine

Federal measures that would ordinarily protect fish habitat are imperiled by Trump who wants development and no environmental restraints. [...]

September 20, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Public Lands: One insult after another

Conservationists believe: "There is a 'right and duty' to use our natural resources to meet current needs - not waste them or mindlessly plunder." [...]

August 23, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Opinion: Public lands run amuck under watch of “Keystone Kops”

Ryan Zinke, openly does for his handlers what they cannot do for themselves – Make “Their”America Great Again [...]

August 22, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs: August 10 -16, 2018

Catch this past weeks summary of news items that affect the preservation of the outdoors, public lands, and fly fishing's latest happenings. [...]

August 17, 2018 RECENT, Slide

On one of Oregon’s wildest rivers, mining protections lapse

The administration has designated stretches of the Chetco River and its watershed open to mining. The lapse response from Zinke's protective Interior - NADA [...]

August 16, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs, April 13-19, 2018

Catch this weeks summary of news items that affect the preservation of the outdoors, public lands, and fly fishing's latest happenings. [...]

April 20, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide