Cheatgrass will take over unprotected Owyhee

The idea that keeping development from the sagebrush lands has caused introduced species to spread is upside down. It’s actually the only thing that might keep them intact.

Air Force training could disrupt Owyhee’s ‘Big Quiet’

In Oregon, the USAF’s proposal could increase the frequency of sonic boom-producing training flights to nearly 19 per day — shattering the area’s famed Canyonlands, nicknamed “The Big Quiet,” and distressing indigenous wildlife.