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  • Restoration evolution

    In his new book, The Sunflower Forest: Ecological Restoration and the New Communion with Nature, William R. Jordan III lays out a powerful vision for a new environmental ethic

  • American Speedster

    In Built for Speed: A Year in the Life of Pronghorn, zoology professor John Byers offers a glimpse into the life of North America’s fastest mammal

  • Agriculture’s wild side

    In Farming with the Wild: Enhancing Biodiversity on Farms and Ranches, Daniel Imhoff discusses what’s wrong with industrialized agriculture and offers suggestions on how to fix it.

  • In the field with fire

    A Season of Fire: Four Months on the Firelines of America’s Forests by Douglas Gantenbein refuses to glamorize firefighting or settle for simple solutions to the West’s fire problems

  • An inside look at the <br>hardscrabble plains

    In Gone: Photographs of Abandonment on the High Plains, New Mexico photographer Steve Fitch confronts hard times on the Great Plains

  • Environmentalists have one big blind spot

    Ali Macalady wishes Easterners would quit focusing on Alaska

  • Emmet Gowin: Changing the Earth

    Changing the Earth, title of both a book and a traveling exhibit, showcases Emmet Gowin’s strangely beautiful aerial photographs of human-altered landscapes

  • Fateful harvest a scary read

    Duff Wilson's book, "Fateful Harvest: The True Story of a Small Town, a Global Industry, and a Toxic Secret," investigates a local agricultural chemicals provider who attempted to pass toxic waste off as recycled fertilizer.

  • A refreshing view

    In "The View from Bald Hill: Thirty Years in an Arizona Grassland," biologist Carl and Jane Bock describe their field work in the Appleton-Whittell Ranch, where no grazing has occurred since the 1960s.

  • Friendship in the Sagebrush West

    In "Woven on the Wind," an anthology edited by Gaydell Collier, Linda Hasselstrom and Nancy Curtis, rural Western women write about their friendships with other women.

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