More than a decade ago, the federal government began taking private property to build a border fence in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley. The Texas Tribune and ProPu...
How to Save Antibiotics
The overuse of antibiotics on factory farms is helping fuel one of the greatest public health threats of our time. Now doctors, farmers…
New to the Team: Mary Flanderka
Allow me to introduce myself: I’m Mary Flanderka, and I write to you from the Wyoming Outdoor Council’s new office in downtown Cheyenne.
Get your goat at a new Grapevine yoga class — no kidding
The latest fitness trend sweeping the nation, goat yoga, is making it’s way to Grapevine next month.
How Trump's EPA Budget Cut Is Actually Environmental Racism
Because You Asked: What Should I Do with Worn-Out Clothing?
Even if your old clothing can't be resold at a secondhand store, you can still recycle or reuse it.
Environmental, Conservation, and Community Groups
Clean Water Action: Dirty Water in the White House; Polluter Crony at EPA Washington, D.C. – President Trump today signed an executive order to start the process to withdraw protections for s…
What Utah's Canyon Country Can Tell Us About Trump's Monuments Review
For over two decades, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument has been a lightning rod. Now, it's under review along with 26 other monuments. And its example illustrates what has people worked up.
Voices from the River: Fishing with worms
By Chris HuntI’m an unabashed fly guy, so much so that I’m probably part of that snooty long-rod culture that inadvertently looks down their noses at bait fishers.
Better Buildings Challenge SWAP 3
Energy audits provide opportunities to save energy, no matter how energy efficient the buildings might already be. Can the City of Boston provide a fresh per...
EPI-Center Alert September 1, 2017
(2017, Russia) A welder is in the evolutionary spotlight today. Vargas (pseudonym) worked for The Enterprise for the Construction, Repair and Maintenance of Highways in Tselinnoe when he noticed how well a fire extinguisher fits into a decommissioned artillery howitzer. Inspired, he stuffed the fire extingusher down the barrel Trained to use the elemental powers of hot plasma, welders are normally not daredevils but Vargus was determined to prove the old adage, 'There are old welders and bold welders but there are no old, bold welders.' He charged the cannon with calcium carbide and water, a reactive combination that produces acetylene welding gas The abused fire extinguisher exploded from the howitzer cannon, and pieces of the…