The Wildlife of Thacker Pass

The Wildlife of Thacker Pass

Canada geese Cottontail rabbit Ground squirrel Ferruginous hawk Coyote tracks Kangaroo rat tracks California quail Bobcat tracks Sage Grouse Sage Grouse Red Tailed Hawk on the nest Rodent warming after a cold night Unknown Sage Grouse Tracks Dark Eyed Junco...
A car is not just a car

A car is not just a car

One of the questions we frequently get at PTP about lithium and EVs is: Will recycling help? That is, can we recycle the various components of batteries and develop a “circular economy” so that we don’t ever need mines like Thacker Pass to mine new...
So She Can, At Last, Heal

So She Can, At Last, Heal

Most people when they first arrive at Thacker Pass declare that she is very beautiful. She is very beautiful, yes, but she is also very sick – so sick, in fact, that her sickness is becoming terminal. It is not difficult to see. Take a walk along on any of the dirt...