June 26, 2006
In the desert Southwest in 2030, with "Big Daddy Drought" in full swing and California claiming all the water, a "water tick" named Lolo ekes out a rugged living removing tamarisk. Also in this issue: With the Interior West’s national parks facing an increase in haze and air pollution, Rocky Mountain National Park is working with government agencies to improve air quality.
- Alan Toney on How humans nurtured the hated mosquito
- David Bittner on A couple living off-the-grid fought water law — and won
- Tom Darnell on Humans and ecosystems mix it up on the U.S. - Mexico Borderlands
- Adam Hannuksela on How do Trump and Clinton differ on conservation?
- Robin Switzer on Humans and ecosystems mix it up on the U.S. - Mexico Borderlands