more about: environment

Is a beautiful Montana river doomed?

In today’s New York Times, there’s a terrific article by Christopher Solomon: Can Montana’s Smith River Survive a Nearby Mine?   The story probes an environmental controversy currently roiling Montana. In The Treasure State (as the slogan on Montana license plates reads), is the real treasure copper and silver or gold? Or is it the unspoiled Montana landscape itself—in particular, the […]

Remembering Martin Litton, Former Sunset Travel Editor and Environmentalist

  Yesterday, the San Jose Mercury News reported that Martin Litton, a former Sunset travel editor from 1954 to 1968, passed away on Sunday at age 97 in his Portola Valley home. Our garden editor Kathy Brenzel, whose time at Sunset briefly overlapped with Litton’s, says that he was—first and foremost—an environmental trailblazer.

A Highway for Wildlife

The West’s wild animals are like us. Sometimes they want a change of scene.