Items by Pepper Trail

The ecology and politics of fear
The writer analyzes the nature of fear and how it can affect the behavior of both elk in Yellowstone National Park and Americans in the voting booth
Who can argue with equality for all salmon?
The writer praises the government for its ingenious solution to the problem of too few native fish
The high cost of low prices
In Oregon, the writer asks people to think of the benefits of government, not just the costs
Searching for the true causes of the West’s fire problems
Pepper Trail, a wildlife biologist in Oregon, says that this is not the time to log our way out of wildfire threats in the West.