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Larry Bullock on On the Wilderness Act's 50th, a backpack into the Weminuche

Jonathan Thompson | Jul 24, 2014 06:00 PM

     Readers should note the name, Tom Chapman, who has made a habit of acquiring private property within federal wilderness areas, candidate areas for National Park [...]

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John C Wise on On the Wilderness Act's 50th, a backpack into the Weminuche

Jonathan Thompson | Jul 24, 2014 06:00 PM

Well done Jonathan. I also recommend a beautiful piece in the July 21 issue "Two Cheers for Wilderness" by John Hart.

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David W Hamilton on On the Wilderness Act's 50th, a backpack into the Weminuche

Jonathan Thompson | Jul 24, 2014 06:00 PM

I would suggest that Jonathan answered his own objections to the Wilderness Act in the course of his essay!...it is patently neither imperialistic nor anthropocentric [...]

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Ben Perry on On the Wilderness Act's 50th, a backpack into the Weminuche

Jonathan Thompson | Jul 24, 2014 06:00 PM

A thoughtful essay, Jonathan. Two of my favorite nuggets from Gebhardt's "Backpacking Guide to the Weminuche Wilderness" are the arbitrary designation of certain trails as [...]

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On the Wilderness Act's 50th, a backpack into the Weminuche

Jonathan Thompson | Jul 24, 2014 06:00 PM

Author ponders Wilderness Act on its 50th birthday.

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Larry Bullock on In Southcentral Alaska, salmon declines are pinned on a toothy invader

Ben Goldfarb | Jul 24, 2014 05:10 AM
Filed under: Wildlife , Blog Post

     . . . good reporting, Mr. Goldfarb. This is important information.

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In Southcentral Alaska, salmon declines are pinned on a toothy invader

Ben Goldfarb | Jul 24, 2014 05:10 AM
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Larry Bullock on Of packrat poop, creosote bush and juniper-fed lamb

Jodi Peterson | Jul 23, 2014 05:00 AM
Filed under: Wildlife , New Research , Blog Post

Holy crap! . . . last thing we need is more livestock.

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Dale Lockwood on Canada’s boreal forests are burning – and releasing loads of carbon

Krista Langlois | Jul 22, 2014 03:05 PM

A side note: With increasing fires Congress still lags behind in granting additional funds for fighting fires. Funds are pulled from other forest projects and [...]

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Patrick McCaffrey on A bison boost for Native economies

Wyatt Orme | Jul 22, 2014 05:00 AM

There is a small herd now on the Isleta Pueblo in central New Mexico. Hopefully they will thrive.

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