Humans are hard-wired to fear predators. But dig into the data, Molly Absolon writes, and you’ll find the actual danger is small.
writers on the range
It’s possible to explore the West’s increasingly popular public lands without the crowds, Absolon opines. You just have to seek out the obscure, remote and not-quite-as-beautiful.
Voters appear to love options like mail-in ballots, guest columnist Jeff Milchen writes. Yet, states like Wyoming seem locked in competition to pass the most brazenly anti-democratic election laws, he opines.
As the rest of the West rushes to reduce carbon-emissions, Wyoming is moving in the opposite direction, creating the possibility that “the burgeoning renewable market might just blow past Wyoming.”
In rebuttal to a recent guest column, Jennifer Molidor and Erik Molvar argue that grazing’s effects are antithetical to wild habitat conservation.