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Spring/Summer 2016 FEATURES
Harnessing the power of fire to help our forests transition into a brave new world. BY ETHAN AUMACK
 
A 1,000-mile walk gives a former U.S. senator a new appreciation for the West’s most precious resource. BY MARK UDALL
 
The West’s water deficit and what to do about it. BY ROBERT GLENNON
 
Global warming is making fur hats passé, but beavers themselves are making a comeback. BY ELLEN HEYN

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Advocate Spring/Summer 2016 - A Good Kind of Trouble (Block)

Advocate Spring/Summer 2016 - A Good Kind of Trouble (Block)
Courtesy of Justun Jones

A Good Kind of Trouble

Getting ahead of the climate change curve on the north rim of the Grand Canyon. Tell me more ›

Advocate Spring/Summer 2016 - 12 Reasons for Grazing Reform (Block)

Advocate Spring/Summer 2016 - 12 Reasons for Grazing Reform (Block)
Mary O'Brien

12 Reasons for Grazing Reform

Heidi Snyder and I had been walking for two hours, hunting for a dime-sized plant—the rare Last Chance Townsendia—in an isolated stretch of pinyon-juniper woodland. Tell me more ›

Advocate Spring/Summer 2016 - A Place to Remember (Block)

Advocate Spring/Summer 2016 - A Place to Remember (Block)

A Place to Remember

My memories and experiences on the plateau are inseparable from memories of my dad. Now when I go to Zion to climb, I remember driving through the tunnel in a convertible we rented in Vegas five years before. Tell me more ›

Advocate Spring/Summer 2016 - Rising to Meet Climate Change (Block)

Advocate Spring/Summer 2016 - Rising to Meet Climate Change (Block)
William Martini

Rising to Meet Climate Change

From the porch of Kane Ranch, the human heritage of the Colorado Plateau splays in miniature across the House Rock Valley. Tell me more ›

 

Advocate Spring/Summer 2016 - Tough Guys (Block)

Advocate Spring/Summer 2016 - Tough Guys (Block)
Artwork by Heidi Snyder

Tough Guys We Want on Our Side

In January 2016, European scientists reported that most fungi cells taken from Antarctic rocks had survived 18 months on the International Space Station in conditions similar to those on Mars. Tell me more ›

Advocate Spring/Summer 2016 - A Time to Act (Block)

Advocate Spring/Summer 2016 - A Time to Act (Block)
Daniel Snyder

A Time to Act

While the Supreme Court stalls, tribes and cities take the lead on clean power. Tell me more ›

Advocate Spring/Summer 2016 - Mediating Land Management (Block)

Advocate Spring/Summer 2016 - Mediating Land Management (Block)

Mediating Land Management

The Bears Ears National Monument will address the asymmetry between federal land managers and tribal authorities and put local indigenous traditional knowledge and science on equal footing. Tell me more ›

Advocate Spring/Summer 2016 - People and Place (Block)

Advocate Spring/Summer 2016 - People and Place (Block)
Gavin Noyes, Utah Diné Bikéyah

People and Place Inspire Action for Bear Ears

The intertribal coalition’s proposal was delivered to the Obama administration on October 15th, 2015, in Washington D.C. A stirring press conference followed, and a normally stoic Washington press corps broke into applause. Tell me more ›

Advocate Spring/Summer 2016 - Life in the Slow Lane (Block)

Advocate Spring/Summer 2016 - Life in the Slow Lane (Block)

Life in the Slow Lane

Longtime member Sue deVall respects the work that the Grand Canyon Trust does. In fact, Sue is so impressed that she bequeathed her house and land in Utah’s dramatically beautiful Castle Valley to the Trust. Tell me more ›

Advocate Spring/Summer 2016 - Notes from the Field (Block)

Advocate Spring/Summer 2016 - Notes from the Field (Block)
Ellen Morris Bishop

Notes from the Field

Storm clouds are still swirling around Grand Canyon Escalade, the scheme to build a 10,000-person-per-day tramway into the heart of the canyon. Get the latest news from Grand Canyon Trust staff ›

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