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  • Planning for uncertainty

    A Phoenix symposium on dealing with drought and global warming echoes the larger uncertainties facing public-land and national park managers throughout the West.

  • Carpe Noctem

    Arizona developer promises sun, moon and stars

  • Highlighting Western heritage

    A proposed national heritage area in southern Arizona would draw attention to unique landscapes and thousands of years of tradition

  • Apache trout swim ‘full stream’ ahead

    Arizona's state fish is about to become the first fish removed from the endangered species list as a result of successful recovery.

  • The Battle for the Verde

    The Verde River is one of Arizona’s last free-flowing stream, but environmental and local activists fear an ambitious planned pipeline, designed to bring groundwater to the growing Prescott area, will end up sucking the river dry

  • The granddaddy of all collaboration groups

    In his beautiful, compact book Working Wilderness, Nathan Sayres tells the story of the Malpai Borderlands Group, “the most hailed example of collaborative place-based resource management in the West.”

  • Two weeks in the West

    Death (and life) in the Sonoran Desert; fire and drought in the Southwest; courts rule against Bush on environmental issues.

  • Dry to the bone

    Despite a relatively snowy winter here in western Colorado, the season itself seems to have shrunk, with spring arriving weeks earlier than it once did in a trend with ominous consequences for the desert Southwest, particularly Phoenix.

  • Phoenix Falling?

    Craig Childs lifts the rug of modern-day Phoenix, Ariz., to examine the remnants of the civilization that preceded it – the Hohokam people, who also built a great city in the middle of the desert, and flourished until the day they ran out of water.

  • Heard around the West

    Gail Kimbell and the vanishing Forest Service budget; not saying the Pledge in Mesa, Ariz.; racing old beaters in California; talkative men’s rooms; saying it (the Miranda warning, that is) with flowers.

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