Sounds of the High Country

Public lands key to Western identity

March 18, 2013
Public lands key to Western identity It's spring, and with the first taste of warm weather many people get the urge at this time of year to hit the road in search of adventure. So, this week, here's an ode to wild lands.

In the latest edition of Sounds of the High Country, our collaboration with the Paonia-based environmental magazine High Country News, KDNK's Nelson Harvey brings you a taste of the magazine's annual Travel Issue. In the issue, Craig Childs writes about his adventures in some of the west's forgotten public lands, and why vast and open places are so important to our sense of western identity.
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