Lee Rentz Photography Weblog

Nostalgia just isn’t what it used to be: now it is infused with selective memories and applied to politics. This work of fiction explores a way of returning to the past,...

We “took over” Malheur National Wildlife Refuge for one beautiful late October morning when we were the only visitors. The photographs here were taken during those enchanted hours. The spicy scent of sagebrush fills...

The National Park Service leads a controversial effort to eliminate rats and pigs from the Channel Islands, restoring distinctive native species such as the Island Fox.

An internal Interior Department document, leaked to the press in February, 2010, showed 14 areas under preliminary consideration to be named as national monuments by President Obama. This included the...

Report from a trip to Yosemite National Park, with photographs of the magnificent landscape and a mild critique of management of Yosemite Valley by the National Park Service.

California's Bodie State Historic Park preserves an old gold mining town in a state of "arrested decay." Near the Nevada border and east of the Sierra, Bodie presents a slice...

A rural field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, is the site of the Flight 93 crash during the events of September 11, 2001. The Flight 93 National Memorial is a sacred place...