Saturday, November 26, 2022

Creative Misdirection: One Day at a Presentation

Opinion A funny thing happened at a presentation the other day. A retired professor started off talking about how to repair damaged riparian (streamside) areas...

The Impact of wildfires goes far beyond acres burned

Last summer the Caldor, Tamarack, and Dixie fires burned over 1.2 million acres across northern California and western Nevada. The impact of those three...

2022 Lake Tahoe Summit

The theme of the 26th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit, which was held Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at Sand Harbor, was titled “Protecting Lake Tahoe’s...

What the Inflation Reduction Act means for Nevada

The Inflation Reduction Act passed through Congress and was just signed into law by President Joe Biden. One of the biggest climate change bills...

Are Our Sierra Nevada Towns Destined to Go Down in Flames?

I grew up in Quincy, California, a small, vibrant mountain community in the far north reaches of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The area...

Wildfires are already incinerating southwestern states. 

Opinion We must come to understand what isn't working, and what cost-effective tools are not currently being used. Only because they are literally free to...

More Fire and Smoke – A Solution for Wildfire?

Opinion Existing posits, methods, and tactics that attempt to address the accelerating growth of abnormally hot and large wildfires are empirically proven failures on the...

Wildfires and Wild Horses

Opinion Happy New Year. But sadly we're starting the year with a horrific mid-winter incinerating wildfire in Boulder County Colorado and that unfolding disaster. Given this...

Consumerism vs. Wild Horses

Opinion https://vimeo.com/285882192 Every morning, as I share breath with wild horses that visit my cabin in the wilderness, I am in awe of their spirits and...

What the Build Back Better Act Would Mean for Nevada

With the Bill’s Passage Cast in Doubt, An Opportunity to Strengthen Nevada’s Leadership Role in the American West Could Vanish With It. This weekend, the...