Center News and Notes

  • Center News
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…
  • & the West
The long-term push to restore a portion of ancestral lands to Native American tribes has gained new energy, fueled in part by the efforts of non-profit conservation organizations and private land holders. But some of the most significant return of…

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.
  • & the West
  • Topics of the West
Floating wind turbines can produce energy from miles offshore. Some Pacific Coast sites the federal government has chosen for wind-energy projects intersect with important fishing grounds. Can they coexist?
  • & the West

A bighorn sheep lies dead by the side of U.S. Highway 85 in western North Dakota (North Dakota Department of Game and Fish)

By Felicity Barringer