President Obama had a long process of consideration and public meetings and cooperation with five Indian tribes in creating Bear’s Ears National Monument. Trump and his henchman, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, ripped all that up with inflamatory rhetoric and caving to local interests who want to cut open the land, encouraging uranium mining, coal mining, and oil and gas drilling. Local people have a long history of looting ancient Indian… Read More
Greater Sage-Grouse dance on their sagebrush lek each spring in the high desert of Eastern Oregon.
The “Oregon Outback” in the high desert south of Burns is among the most remote areas of America, where ranching traditions of the Old West are kept alive.