Opinion

Apr 6, 2018
By: Burke Montoya While Arizona’s water managers disagree on solutions to conserve the state’s water supply, none are equivocating about the problem.  With drought a chronic condition and a never-ending demand for water, the Colorado River seems to continually face an... Read More
Mar 6, 2018
Esmeralda AguilarThe landscape along the roads leading up to Ruidoso appeared barren, sprinkled with rabbit brush, yucca and cactus.Nonetheless, I found comfort and beauty in the scenery. Having driven through miles and miles of desert, it seemed to me that the New Mexican desert was unlike... Read More
Mar 5, 2018
By Gabriel ArayaNational monuments are part of what many love about California. These public lands — such as Mojave Trails, Giant Sequoia, and Carrizo Plain — celebrate and represent our states’ wide-open spaces, beautiful landscapes, a multitude of recreational opportunities and... Read More
Mar 2, 2018
By Maite ArceA new poll of California voters provides more evidence that the Trump administration’s efforts to rollback protections on national monuments are not only widely unpopular, but also have communities concerned about the future of these special places.The Hispanic Access... Read More
Jan 8, 2018
By Kelly VeraIn September, I had the special opportunity to experience my first camping trip at Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument in southern New Mexico, a long way from my home in Toms River, New Jersey. Sleeping under the stars in the mountains and among the tarantulas was certainly... Read More