By Josh Mahan 11/3/08
A return from sabbatical. Words on Obama's
slanderous use of treehugger and Tester's feeble attempts at change.
By Josh Mahan 10/10
The Glen Canyon
dam is not designed for the 500-year flood that threatens it. It's a
The Chafe of the West
By Josh Mahan 6/30
Thoughts on Lowbagger's upcoming 1,000-mile river trip documentary, and
the continued pollution of Yellowstone.
By Josh Mahan 3/25
West Virginia judge rules that Army Corps of Engineers has been handing
out illegal mountaintop removal permits.
Has To Be A Better
Way To Get To ELAW
By Josh Mahan 3/15
funder, a founder, a folk musician, and an editor find their way to
The Lost Art of Shattuck
By Josh Mahan 2/17
from a different village's well. A good old-fashioned drinking story.
Squish The Grape
Mike Roselle 3/26
is time for
progressives to seize political control using the Republican-backed
impending environmental disaster as their central issue.
Where The Buffalo Roam
Mike Roselle 2/28
the state of Al
Gore and you needing get out to the Buffalo Field Campaign.
Sacrificed In Apocalypse
Mike Roselle 1/30
tells us where
he's been hiding and waxes philosophical on child-rearing in the
Mike Roselle 12/18
have entered the
Carbon Age, an era of limits that American consumers must learn to live
Greens Flex Muscle
For Democratic Victory
By Mike Roselle 11/22
Like blue jeans and
rock 'n roll,
some things never go out of style.
Being green is hip and
must respond or lose their job.
read Roselle's archive
of columns click here.
Ramon traces the
inflation of the martini after a drink order in a D.C.
Proof that you can still get lost in
Tree Spiker: From Earth First! To
Lowbagging: My Struggles In Radical Environmental Action
Lowbagger's very own book project, available at an independent
bookseller near you, published by St.Martin's.
Panama is at a
crossroads with dozens of hydro projects proposed. In the middle are
the Naso and Ngobe peoples, jaguars, and biodiversity. News from a
recent trip to D.C.
Coal Plants Pollute
Colorado River Basin
John Weisheit 11/3/08
pollution is so severe you can't see across the Grand Canyon. A list of
Navajo Nation Challenges Head Fed Nuke
Jennifer Marshall 5/9/08
The land, air,
water, and health of the Navajo hinges on upcoming ruling.
Threatens Patagonia Rivers, Forests
Paula Palmer 5/6/08
The Aysen faces
massive hydro, doesn't consider alternatives.
Off-Road Vehicles Dominate Forest Plan
Phil Knight 3/27/08
The Beaverhead-Deerlodge forest is facing
severe threat to motorized use.Write in now!
By Josh Mahan 3/8/08
tale of three boaters wandering through the desert for 106 days until
attacked by restless Natives.
1872 Mining Law Falls Short
Lauren Pagel 1/28/08
Current interpretation of the law calls
for mining to be the "highest and best" use for public land, ignoring
the importance of drinking water, recreation, and wildlife.
59 Coal Plants
Cancelled, Abandoned, or Hold In 2007
Coal plants are
viewed as no longer politically feasible in the new Era of Climate
Change Realization, scrapped across the States.
Kieran Suckling 1/21/08
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has decided not to develop a
recovery plan for the jaguar, which has been on the Endangered Species
list since 1997.
Finding Hope In A New Climate: Part II
By Lance Olsen 1/5/08
Determining the winners and losers as
species respond to climate change.
Down The River Camp Log
By Jen Sauer 9/23
journey through twenty-six epic camps and journal entries of each day.
The Game of Life --
An Alternate Strategy
Dave Carvell 6/29
A man who chucks it
all to live on the land while keeping his office job and hitting a tent.
Direct Action: The Antidote To Despair
Zoe Blunt 6/26
The Wild Earth
gathering in British Columbia assembled to protest the way that works
best, on the ground and in the face on the lawless.
No Tax Break Too Big
For Wildlife Destruction
Alan Gregory 6/13
grouse and songbird habitat is gone. Developers
and tax breaks took care of it.
Montana Plans To Kill Bison Calves
Stephany Seay 5/30
Bison are marked for
slaughter over bad science and cowboy politics. You can still help.
Chinese Activist Jailed, Wants Lake Clean-Up
Andreas Landwehr 5/30
Detainment for green
speech is a common practice in China.
Killing Earth Angels
Bert Bentley 11/3/08
world wide have been murdered by industry for their advocacy of
preservation. We've started a list, by no means comprehensive, to
Fall On Banks
Lance Olsen 11/3/08
On logging fragile forests to build an unsustainable housing market and
the end of growth.
You Build Roads
The Radikal Weatherman 11/3/08
you build ROADS
loud, toxic, and invasive
like double-edged daggers
David Thomson 5/9/08
The twisted road
of being present in politics to letting a representative bind the yoke
with newspeak democracy.
Monkey Wrench Gang -- Thirty Years And On
D. Ritchey 5/6/08
A modern-day review of the controversial
and celebrated tale that captured imaginations of
Elba Kramer 3/8/08
In the final
dispatch of the Chrome Diaries even the buried streams find their old
courses and remember the sun.
Spoiled Baby Boomers
Charles Amarack 3/8/08
Lowbagger poetry. Enormous hinges creak,
the cathedral fills
our ears, with the prayed out remnants
of our greedy dreams.
Roderick Nash 2/7/08
Like baseball and jazz, wilderness is an
American invention. Once considered a liablity it is now an asset.
Fostering Better Forest
Policy With Science
Cameron Nacify 1/22/08
restoration should be treated as experimental as fire suppression was
in the last century.
Gary Cardwell 1/21/08
A poem lamenting
dirt turned pavement on the road into
Mike Roselle 1/5/08
What did 1,000
miles of hard rowing teach Mike about happiness and where America is
Dennis Fritzinger 1/5/08
on celestial composition and the fixity of time.
Down The River With Rod Nash
Mike Roselle 9/23
Rod Nash is a bona
fide river and wilderness legend. We caught up with him on the river
for a few days. Here's what Rod says about the sport of running wild
D.M. Ritchey 6/29
The cities have
fallen and our hero has been driven to the mountains to eke out
unworthiness, making green hip,
beef boycotts, and, yep, wolf hate mail. 6/13
San Vicente, Texas
By Gary Cardwell 6/4
Lowbagger poetry on
Big Bend's once busy town of San Vicente.
Dispelling The Cowboy Myth: George
Public lands ranching
is the number one cause of western species endangerment.
The Buffalo Frontline
Eric Stewart 5/30
A buffalo volunteer
was subject to a controversial and violent arrest for asking highway
patrol to close a road.
Kramer vs. Kramer
Elba Kramer 5/30
Heartbreak can slowly
mend as one man grapples with voluntary poverty and the urge to spend a
little less, drive a little less, hurt a little less, and work a little
less for the man.
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