A familiar (and unnecessary) story

This morning the Los Angeles Times carried an article about three condors in Arizona that died from ingesting lead bullet fragments left behind in hunter-shot game. This old, sad story is so unnecessary. In 1984, it was first proved that condors—who are carrion eaters—were being poisoned when they inadvertently ingested lead bullet fragments left behind […]

Remembering the River

Welcome to my new blog. I’ll begin by telling you a story: When I was eight years old, I undertook the hardest hike of my life, a seven-mile roundtrip trek up and down 2,000 feet of High Sierra granite to the top of Nevada Falls. My dad had suggested the hike the night before while […]