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  • Bearable ways to deal with bruins

    Linda Masterson’s new book, Living With Bears, is a good-humored, practical guide to getting along with black bears in the West

  • Evolution of a timber family

    A Northwestern family finds itself in the midst of heated controversy over ecology and economics when it has to decide how to manage its timber farm

  • Fishering

    In a part of Oregon where everybody says there have been no fishers for years, the writer stumbles across one of these rare and beautiful animals

  • For sale: The West

    As privately owned timberlands go up for sale around the West, some communities are trying to find ways to keep their forests from disappearing in a flood of development

  • Global Warming's Unlikely Harbingers

    Mountain pine beetles are attacking more forests and more varieties of trees — and thriving at higher elevations than ever before — and some scientists believe global climate change is at the root of the problem

  • Help is on the way for the nation’s forest workers

    The Forest Service is making changes that promise to improve the quality of life for the workers who thin and restore the nation's forests.

  • Just a few moments in Yellowstone

    Just a few moments in Yellowstone

    In a quiet, solitary hour at Yellowstone, nothing seems to happen -- and everything does.

  • Look who’s in the conflict business now

    A rising number of Westerners are committed to local solutions that benefit both the land and communities

  • Losing their luster

    This fall, Colorado's iconic aspen are more brown than golden -- the trees are succumbing to a mysterious die-off.

  • Loss and renewal in the Northwest

    Steven Radosevich writes simple, painful, personal essays about the changing landscape of the Pacific Northwest in his new book, Good Wood: Growth, Loss and Renewal.

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