The drama over the Colorado River’s Drought Contingency Plan continues; stealthy trout cling to survival; the wonder of old maps, art in the desert; and other recent environmental stories of interest.
Water availability and wilderness; thunderstorms on par with volcanic eruptions; golf balls in the ocean; how a border wall could affect animals; and indigenous mapmaking. Some of the best environmental reads from the past week.
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.
Using entrance fees to keep national park toilets and trash manageable; a new plan to pay for federal firefighting; bringing back beavers; eating roadkill, and other recent environmental articles from around the West.
Pollution on the California-Mexico border; snowpack heads for a steep decline; water decisions cut both ways; utilities enact wildfire safety measures, and more. Some of the best reads from the past week.
A recent federal report details economic impacts of climate change on the West; the private firefighting industry is growing; sewage poses health risks for border towns; a recycling scandal crosses state lines between California and Arizona and other recent articles about the West’s environment.