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  • Gaining ground for the buffalo

    The Great Plains Restoration Council seeks to restore ecosystems and re-establish buffalo herds in the Northern Plains.

  • Joy Belsky: 'She made us better'

    Oregon range ecologist Joy Belsky is remembered with admiration by friends and opponents alike.

  • Ranchers' group adopts practical strategy

    The Northern Plains Resource Council is unique among Montana environmental groups in that it was founded by cattle ranchers, who still make up half the membership.

  • 'We better start moving ahead'

    In his own words, Libby, Mont., accountant Wayne Hirst talks about how Montana environmentalists went wrong.

  • 'We don't rest ... on economics'

    In his own words, activist Bob Decker talks about Montana's environmental groups and the struggle they face in their state.

  • Stargazers defend darkness in Arizona

    The Flagstaff Dark Skies Coalition's struggle to keep the stars visible has led to the city's designation as the first "International Dark-Sky City."

  • Small steps for change

    Jessica Sherwood's Feet First Program seeks to fight Colorado sprawl and traffic by introducing schoolchildren to the idea of alternative transportation.

  • Invasive invaders

    In western Oregon, volunteers from the nonprofit group Friends of Buford Park and Mount Pisgah fight invasive plant and animal species on the ground.

  • Banging the drum for change

    Janet Robideau of the Northern Cheyenne tribe founded the Indian People's Action to advocate for Montana's Indians on issues such as public education, law enforcement, affordable housing and health care.

  • Environmentalism meets a fierce friend

    Journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner Tom Knudson of the Sacramento Bee has raised the ire of environmentalists with a new series that attacks the environmental movement for being overpaid, overzealous and "chaotic and shrill."

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