“It’s like having gasoline out there,” said Brian Steinhardt, forest fire zone manager for Prescott and Coconino national forests in Arizona, in a recent Associated Press story about the increasingly fire-prone West.
I love fish — the way they look, the way they fry up, the secret lives they live under the water. And of all the fish in the seas, rivers or lakes, I most prize those that descended from the great oceangoing salmonids, trout and char.
“It takes a very intense effort to get back to Wyoming, and the rewards I don’t think are quite there. You have to take a huge financial pay cut, and the job opportunities just aren’t as advantageous as they would be somewhere else.”