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What the California storms did — destruction — and what they didn’t do — end the drought; a missing piece of energy transition will be finding enough electricians; Arizonas’s new governor is focusing on water conservation; the impact of a prairie-…
As California endures yet another prolonged drought, and state water managers have balked at approving plans covering the basins at greatest risk, more growers in a few of the new local groundwater agencies are in revolt at the new rules that will…
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It was a full and rewarding year for us at the Bill Lane Center. Check out our 2022 newsletter to learn about the return of Sophomore College and Rural West, our spring hike from Stanford to the sea, the hiring of two new staff members, some…
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The “poster child” for dispossession The Lakota Sioux were given control of land including Mount Rushmore, above, in an 1868 treaty, but lost it after gold was discovered in t

Julia Simon (left) and Janet Wilson, 2022-2023 Western Media Fellows

The Bill Lane Center announces recipients of the 2022-2023 Western Media Fellowship, which provides support for journalists illuminating critical issues about the American West.