Outdoor visitations soar and campgrounds fill up. But traditional tourism services go unused and crowds create management challenges.
Shoshone National Forest
At a Wyoming mountain lake, a photographer spots an intriguing figure emerging from the water.
A “ghost of Christmas past” for much of the country, the tradition of finding and cutting one’s Christmas tree from the forest is still alive, well and widely practiced in Wyoming.
Meetings May 1 kick off efforts under the National Trails Stewardship Act to grow partnerships on state’s national forests.
Conservationists say rules have been changed, deadlines moved, bargaining options unfairly limited.