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  • Fifty summers and 360 degrees

    Nancy Hood has spent 50 summers watching for fires from lookouts in the smoky Siskiyou Mountains of Northern California.

  • CSI: Critter Crime

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife’s forensic lab in Ashland, Ore., tackles wildlife crime from around the world.

  • My, what a small family tree you have

    In the Northern Rockies, gray wolves may be in danger of inbreeding.

  • The new land rush

    In the Rocky Mountain West, old mining claims are suddenly the newest real estate hot spots.

  • John Nichols and his 19th miracle

    Writer John Nichols is still fighting the good fight in Taos, N.M.

  • Weathering the academic storm

    Dan Donato, whose controversial study on salvage logging sparked an academic firestorm, talks about his research and all it provoked

  • Oregon internees to get honorary degrees

    Japanese Americans forced to leave college during World War II will get a "symbolic apology."

  • Ravens to threaten tortoises nevermore

    The U.S. FIsh and Wildlife Service is pondering ways to protect rare desert tortoise from ravenous ravens.

  • The Klamath dams by the numbers

    A new report shows salmon-killing dams would cost less to remove than to keep.

  • Lewis’ Web

    Wyoming microbiologist Randy Lewis is fascinated by spiders – particularly by the remarkable silk they produce.

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