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Climate

Reno-Tahoe autumn driest in decades, but hope for wet 2019-20 winter

Does the dry Reno-Tahoe autumn reflect a trend toward drier shoulder seasons in the US West?

Read: Reno-Tahoe autumn driest in decades, but hope for wet 2019-20 winter

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Public Lands

Energy Companies Have a Great Friend At Trump’s Interior Department: Their Former Lobbyist

What does it mean to have a lobbyist in control of our public lands?

Read: Energy Companies Have a Great Friend At Trump’s Interior Department: Their Former Lobbyist – Mother Jones

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Climate

Carbon offsets work. But are they an excuse for big companies?

Outdoorists are likely to buy carbon offsets directly or indirectly from gear and travel companies. What are their drawbacks?

Read: Carbon offsets work. But are they an excuse for big companies? — High Country News – Know the West

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Lifestyle

Ringing in 2020: The capacity to care

Can the outdoors provide the hope and courage we will need to save it?

Read: The Mono-logue » Blog Archive » Ringing in 2020: The capacity to care

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Water

Sportsmen and Women: Rolling Back Clean Water Act Will Harm Habitat

Will the recent EPA clean water rollback impact waterways and wetlands near you? Hunters and anglers are paying attention.

Read: Sportsmen and Women: Rolling Back Clean Water Act Will Harm Habitat | Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership

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Lifestyle

Birding with Technology in the Year 2025: Our Predictions

Does the future of birding depend on shared data, from human and other birders?

Read: Birding with Technology in the Year 2025: Our Predictions | All About Birds All About Birds

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Recreation

Skiing and snowmobiling are as natural as the weather

Does it all come down to whether we include ourselves in our concept of nature?

Read: Skiing and snowmobiling are as natural as the weather — High Country News – Know the West

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Recreation

Climbers Permanently Protect Hell’s Kitchen

Outdoorist groups like the climbers’ Access Fund try to convert private land to sustainably usable public parks.

Source: Climbers Permanently Protect Hell’s Kitchen – Access Fund

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Biodiversity

What threatens the black-footed ferret?

An endangered species success story has begun to reverse, and no one is sure why.

Read: What threatens the black-footed ferret? — High Country News – Know the West

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Lifestyle

Underground Legend Finishes Hiking’s Triple Crown—For His Fourth Time

If we all lived like Bill “One Gallon” Nedderman, we’d all be rich, at least in outdoor experience. How does he do it?

Read: Underground Legend Finishes Hiking’s Triple Crown—For His Fourth Time | Adventure Journal