Kylie Mohr, High Country News

Kylie Mohr

High Country News

Missoula, MT, United States

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Recent:
  • High Country News
Past:
  • Atlas Obscura

Recent articles by Kylie:

Wildfires are burning away the West’s snow — High Country News – Know the West

A new study finds wildfires are burning more high elevation areas and dramatically impacting the West’s snowpack as a result. → Read More

Hungry bears are getting desperate in Montana. Why? — High Country News – Know the West

A poor berry crop is driving black bears into Missoula. A hot summer might be to blame. → Read More

Is the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act ready for climate action? — High Country News – Know the West

The bipartisan legislation includes $1.4 billion in annual conservation funding, but climate change isn’t explicitly addressed. → Read More

A new proposal to ensure fire protection for all (It Takes a Village) — High Country News – Know the West

Equitable wildfire preparedness requires community-level fixes. → Read More

Protecting neighborhoods from future flames (It Takes a Village) — High Country News – Know the West

Equitable wildfire preparedness requires community-level fixes. → Read More

A chronic polluter closes its doors. What’s next? (Chronic contamination) — High Country News – Know the West

The owner of a wood treatment plant is trying to walk away from its mess in West Eugene, Oregon. Neighbors say, not so fast. → Read More

Your ears will perk up at these new Western podcasts — High Country News – Know the West

Four new podcasts envision change in juvenile justice, energy, and ranching. → Read More

Western courts grapple with climate change (Climate in the courts) — High Country News – Know the West

Rocky Mountain teens sue over fossil fuel-friendly policies. → Read More

Wyoming jury finds corner crossers not guilty — High Country News – Know the West

The hunters escaped criminal trespass charges, but still face a civil suit. → Read More

Why rural communities struggle to bring in much-needed federal grants — High Country News – Know the West

A new analysis suggests that over half of communities in the West lack the capacity to take advantage of infrastructure bill funding. Now what? → Read More

Air quality report card flunks the West — High Country News – Know the West

Western states dominate lists of where short-term particulate and ozone pollution are the worst. → Read More

Cows, coal and climate change: A Q&A with the new BLM director (Cows, coal and climate change) — High Country News – Know the West

Tracy Stone-Manning discusses how the federal agency sees conservation, the climate crisis and the Indigenous history of public lands. → Read More

How One Wyoming Mule Deer Won Friends and Influenced Science

Jo the deer offered researchers a look into migrations and how long it takes deer to visit a forest after a fire. → Read More

Schussing through time (Schussing through time) — High Country News – Know the West

A Utah library holds a comprehensive archive commemorating ski sports. → Read More

Idaho’s only Black history museum (Showcasing Idaho’s Black history ) — High Country News – Know the West

A museum in Boise seeks to deepen the state’s understanding of its past. → Read More

How one Wyoming mule deer won friends and influenced science — High Country News – Know the West

Jo the deer offered researchers a look into migrations and how long it takes deer to visit a forest after a fire. → Read More

How one Wyoming mule deer won friends and influenced science — High Country News – Know the West

Jo the deer offered researchers a look into migrations and how long it takes deer to visit a forest after a fire. → Read More

There are millions of acres of ‘failing’ rangelands, data shows — High Country News – Know the West

54 million acres of federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management aren’t meeting the agency’s own land-health standards. → Read More

There are millions of acres of ‘failing’ rangelands, data shows — High Country News – Know the West

54 million acres of federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management aren’t meeting the agency’s own land-health standards. → Read More

Wyoming politicians hatch a plan to continue sage grouse game farms — High Country News – Know the West

New legislation to extend a controversial practice is ruffling feathers in Wyoming. → Read More