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Fuel Service Restored at Dangling Rope Marina

Fuel Service Restored at Dangling Rope Marina

April 7, 2021 - Lake Powell boaters are advised that boat fuel is again available on Lake Powell at the Dangling Rope Marina, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Electrical service has been restored; however, payments are cash only until internet and phones services are...

NY Times features DesertUSA

NY Times features DesertUSA

A wildflower bloom near Hemet in 2017.  David McNew/Getty Images By Priya Arora Good morning. With spring in full swing, and the idyllic super blooms like the ones that took place in 2017 still in people’s minds, you may be wondering how the state’s wildflowers will...

California Condors Will Take Flight in Pacific Northwest

California Condors Will Take Flight in Pacific Northwest

March 23, 2021 - For the first time in 100 years, the endangered California condor will return to the Pacific Northwest. Once on the brink of extinction, this iconic species has made significant steps towards recovery. Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,...

Yellowstone’s first bear sighting of 2021

Yellowstone’s first bear sighting of 2021

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, WY – On Saturday, March 13, 2021, a pilot supporting park wildlife studies saw the first grizzly bear of 2021. From the air, the pilot watched the bear interact with wolves at a carcass in the northern part of the park. This is the first sighting...

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The Photo Essay

The Photo Essay

When I first started shooting seriously back in the darkroom ages, my goal was to be a photographer whose work made a difference. By exposing injustices or social ills, the work would be a key to understanding those issues and lead to solutions to tough problems. It...