Skip to content Skip to navigation

Center News and Notes

Water desalination in... Las Vegas? Colorado River fights brewing in Arizona; hands off Hawaii’s tropical fish; will water sales snip future Mojave desert blooms? and other highlights of environmental news from around the West this week.
Mar 27 2018 | Happenings
The ArtsWest symposium “Women Who Transformed Art in the West” became more than a history lesson for the standing-room-only audience. It was a call to action.
Privatizing public streams in New Mexico (barbed wire optional); the benefits of reintroducing wolves to Yellowstone; the decline of part of the Ogalla aquifer slows; and other highlights of environmental news from around the West this week.
If federal plans move forward, most U.S. coastal waters would be open to offshore oil drilling. Stanford Professors Deborah Sivas and Alexandria Boehm look at related legal and marine issues from the perspective of the California coastline, which has been protected from new drilling since 1969.
A new energy boom in Wyoming? Montana battery-in-a-butte; subdivisions on polluted Utah Lake; and other highlights of environmental news from around the West this week.
Hundreds of fellows have contributed to the best writing of our time, and millions have read their work.
Mar 5 2018 | ... & the West Blog
In the federal government, wildfires have a lesser claim on disaster funds. As fires burn with greater magnitude and frequency, the cost of fighting them is increasingly borne by money earmarked for prevention.

Pages

Subscribe to News and Notes

 

Recent Center News

Jan 15 2019 | ... & the West Blog
Unsold beans pile up in the Northwest; Spokane grapples with a toxic legacy; native treaties clash with Wyoming hunting laws; Phoenix plans for more heat; and kids serve on snowflake watch – some of this week’s notable environmental stories.
Jan 10 2019 | Stanford Daily | Topics of the West
“Domestic rural communities are therefore underrepresented at Stanford by a factor of four. And we know that about five percent of Stanford’s undergraduate alumni live in domestic rural places,” writes Thomas Schnaubelt of the Haas Center for Public Service.
Dec 27 2018 | Center News
Together with Stanford Athletics and the West family, we are pleased to announce the successful creation of an endowed memorial fund to permanently commemorate Heather West’s love of the American West.