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  • Essays

    Close encounters with coyotes

    The writer relates her experience watching coyotes.

  • Essays

    Second Skin

    Lizard skin leads the author to musings on nature.

  • Book Reviews

    White sturgeon needs help

    White Sturgeon may be designated as an endangered species.

  • News

    Woman arrested for sitting in tree

    An Ancient Forest Rescue protester is arrested for blocking a timber sale by sitting in a tree.

  • News

    Still looking for Trouble

    'Trouble' the grizzly bear is still on the run.

  • News

    Arson feared this summer

    Arson could create fire-fighting and salvage timber jobs in Willamette National Forest.

  • News

    A $100,000 tortoise

    The Silver State Leasing Co. receives $100,000 fine for killing a desert tortoise during construction near Las Vegas.

  • News

    Wilderness bill for Colorado advances

    The Colorado House approves legislation proposing 711,170 new acres of wilderness.

  • News

    The last sockeye?

    Only three sockeye salmon return to spawn at Redfish Lake.

  • Essays

    How the Forest Service dug itself into a very deep pit

    The Forest Service mismanages timber sales in Utah's Dixie National Forest.

  • Book Reviews

    Film indicts clearcuts

    'Wilderness: The Last Stand', a film by Miranda Smith, criticizes the timber industry and the Forest Service in Montana.

  • News

    Here comes trouble

    Trouble, the bear, escapes from captivity and heads home.

  • News

    A culinary threat to desert tortoises

    A Tacoma man is arrested for harvesting desert tortoises he planned to serve at a wedding feast.

  • News

    Wildlife refuge starts to heal

    Overgrazing threatens Oregon's Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge.

  • News

    State can cut its trees

    A federal court in San Francisco rules that timber grown on Washington state lands can be exported.

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