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  • The name might be green, but not the group

    The writer warns readers to be wary of organizations' names, which can be deceiving as to their missions.

  • A quick resource guide for teachers of thewild

    A list gives some of the resources environmental educators can find on the Internet.

  • Science teachers go local

    Jeff Mitchell in Philomath, Ore., and Clinton Kennedy in McCall, Idaho, are two teachers who have found creative ways to teach environmental studies in the conservative West.

  • How green is this Tree?

    Some critics say that Project Learning Tree, one of the most popular environmental education programs, is too biased toward the timber industry which helps to underwrite it.

  • Teach the children well

    In the West's public schools, corporations and conservationists quietly compete to control what students will learn in the largely unregulated field of environmental education.

  • An unabashed moralist bows out

    Longtime, controversial New Mexico activist Sam Hitt retires from Forest Guardians to write a book.

  • Environmentalism meets a fierce friend

    Journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner Tom Knudson of the Sacramento Bee has raised the ire of environmentalists with a new series that attacks the environmental movement for being overpaid, overzealous and "chaotic and shrill."

  • Joy Belsky: 'She made us better'

    Oregon range ecologist Joy Belsky is remembered with admiration by friends and opponents alike.

  • Earth First!er Judi Bari avenged at last

    A federal court jury on June 11 found FBI agents and Oakland police guilty of framing Earth First! activists Darryl Cherney and the late Judi Bari, accusing them of knowingly possessing the car bomb that exploded, injuring Bari, as part of their fight aga

  • Flagstaff searches for its forests' future

    In the wake of a huge forest fire, environmentalists seek consensus on how to restore to health the Coconino National Forest near Flagstaff, Arizona.

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