Grizzly bear capture operations have been underway in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem since Aug. 9 and will continue through Oct. 28.
Pecos National Historic Park in New Mexico will offer fall fishing permits for the Pecos River within park boundaries. The season runs from Sept. 8 to Nov. 14.
A first-of-its-kind analysis by 20 leading scientists has identified a network of 11 federally owned reserves where wolves and beavers could be restored across the American West.
A historic rain drenched Death Valley National Park in early August with a year’s worth of rain falling in just three hours, causing widespread flood damage and a closure of all park roads.
The Interior Department recently announced sweeping changes to the way Colorado River water is doled out in the West.
Willamette Falls, the West’s biggest waterfall, is surpassed in the U.S. only by Niagara. It would astound anyone who saw it — if they could see it. But for a century now, industrial structures have blocked access to this natural wonder.
From a river-access standpoint, Colorado is among the West’s oddest states. Federal law dictates that the beds of “navigable” rivers — waterways once used as highways for commerce — belong to the states.
The Bureau of Land Management has opened the South Side Trail, a winding route that parallels the Elk River in the Headwaters Forest Reserve, located near Arcata, California.