President Obama created a 1.35-million-acre national monument in southeastern Utah Wednesday, further cementing his administration’s conservation legacy. The new Bears Ears National Monument covers a sprawling desert and mountain landscape whic[...]
Though expedition kayaking is evolving fast, paddlers are still uniquely obligated to protect its benchmark run, B.C.'s Grand Canyon of the Stikine.
Outlining 12 key victories this year for river conservation organization American Whitewater
Paddlers Dave and Amy Freeman spent the last year paddling in the Boundary Waters, working to raise awareness about proposed sulfide-ore copper mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. On December 15, the Bureau of Land Management annou[...]
Broad coalition of Minnesota business leaders, sportsmen, veterans and conservationists praise the decision and urge permanent protection.
C&K's coverage from Standing Rock, profiling the paddlers of the Dakota Access Pipeline protests on the Missouri and Cannonball rivers.
A native paddler’s prayers from the #NODAPL gathering in Standing Rock, North Dakota.
By Weston Boyles, Rios to Rivers In remote, southern Chile two beautiful rivers are in danger of being dammed. Five dams have been proposed on the Baker and Pascua rivers, which flow from the Patagonia icecaps to the Pacific Ocean. If they are built,[...]
A severe yet isolated flash-flooding event earlier this week in the Appalachian Mountains of central Pennsylvania ruptured a pipeline operated by Sunoco Logistics, spilling an estimated 55,000 gallons of gasoline into Loyalsock Creek. This tributary [...]
With the island foxes at the brink of extinction, multiple agencies pulled together with hundreds of volunteers, and now, one of the rarest foxes in the world has exceeded all expectations. It was removed from the Endangered Species List August 11, 2[...]
In the final dispatch from their #WildernessYear canoeing in Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Dave and Amy Freeman harvest wild rice in a Boundary Waters river.
Amy Freeman offers advice on the tail end of a powerful and harrowing storm that downs trees across the Wilderness as she and Dave near the end of their year in the Boundary Waters.
In early August boaters and anglers on the upper Yellowstone River, a recreation and angling magnet in southwestern Montana, started noticing dead fish floating in the river. At first just a few, but within days, hundreds, then thousands of fish bell[...]