Out West

Climate, Human Landscape, Out West

The Greywater Diaries

The Greywater Diaries

Sayd Randle explores a different perspective of California's water crisis: the stories of Los-Angeles based home greywater system installers.
by × April 27, 2017 × 0 comments

Conservation, Human Landscape, Multimedia, Out West

Aqueduct-walking in the Mojave Desert

Aqueduct-walking in the Mojave Desert

Sayd Randle hikes with a filmmaker along the Los Angeles Aqueduct as they meet the communities impacted by the water consumption of Los Angeles, California.
by × September 26, 2016 × 0 comments

Conservation, Freshwater, Out West

Much of the Grand Canyon is arid and covered in desert scrub. Photo by the author.

A Gurgle Beneath the Roar: The Grand Canyon’s Hidden Water

When it comes to water in the arid landscape, Laurel Hamers says we should be concerned about more than just the Colorado.
by × November 21, 2014 × 2 comments

Conservation, Human Landscape, Out West

Presence in Absence: The Lengths We Go to Leave No Trace

Presence in Absence: The Lengths We Go to Leave No Trace

While restoring an old ranch site in Idaho's Selway-Bitteroot to wild land, forester Shane Hetzler ponders what we are talking about when we are talking about wilderness.
by × October 2, 2012 × 0 comments

Conservation, Ecosystems, Human Landscape, Out West

Fed Up: Cultivating Elk and Acrimony in Wyoming

Fed Up: Cultivating Elk and Acrimony in Wyoming

Every winter, the state of Wyoming feeds thousands of wild elk to protect the animals against starvation. But are the feedgrounds keeping the herds alive, or dooming them –– and tearing apart human communities in the process?
by × August 13, 2012 × 1 comment

Ecosystems, Human Landscape, Indigenous Peoples, Out West

Talking Tongass: First Impressions from the Last Frontier

Talking Tongass: First Impressions from the Last Frontier

After several weeks of traveling, I’ve finally arrived in Sitka, Alaska, where I'm working with the US Forest Service in the Tongass National Forest.
by × July 24, 2012 × 0 comments
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