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  • Drive-up nature is better than nothing

    The writer watches "eagle lady" feed a hundred or so bald eagles in Alaska, and he’s grateful for the experience

  • It takes a community to save the sage grouse

    The writer says it’s up to locals to keep sage grouse alive

  • Calling all birders

    The National Audubon Society’s 2004 State of the Birds report assesses worrisome population changes for 450 non-game birds

  • Truce holds on the Platte River

    In an effort to avoid litigation, environmentalists and farmers come together with federal and state agencies to address a wildlife crisis on the Platte River

  • The common beauty of a spring day

    A spring day in Montana leads to an encounter with sandhill cranes, and with beauty

  • Era of the sage grouse is coming to an end

    Tom Bell writes of his 70-year fascination with sage grouse, now on decline.

  • My great-grandfather the crow killer

    The author’s family likes to think that his great-grandfather has come back as a crow after a lifetime spent shooting the rambunctious birds

  • Birdman’s biography soars

    Cool North Wind: Morley Nelson’s Life with Birds of Prey by Stephen Stuebner tells the story of one of the most underrated and interesting conservationists in the West

  • 84-year-old bird law no match for the military

    Congress has exempted the U.S. military from an international law , the 1918 Migratory Bird Treaty Act, in a move environmentalists fear sets a bad precedent.

  • Golfers may oust eagles

    The plan for a golf course and housing development on the Snake River near Jackson Hole, Wyo., would allow the developer to displace or kill up to 18 bald eagles.

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