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  • Just don't call the condors wild

    Just don't call the condors wild

    I'm glad condors are flourishing, but with all the cosseting they receive, they're not really wild.

  • Eggstraction

    Eggstraction

    A California condor chick hatches in Pinnacles National Monument, the first one born there in a century.

  • Buddy, can ya spare a subscription?

    Buddy, can ya spare a subscription?

    Anonymous benefactor provides HCN subscriptions; hiking and peach-picking visitors; correction.

  • Let them eat copper

    Let them eat copper

    The National Park Service’s decision to ban lead bullets and lead fishing tackle will protect rare California condors and other creatures, including humans.

  • Two weeks in the West

    Western communities get their hands dirty, growing food and pushing for local production; growers deal with frosts and costs; bees still in trouble; action on Farm Bill but not on immigration; and California’s Tejon Ranch is more or less preserved.

  • Getting the lead out

    Condor 134’s harrowing experience with lead poisoning exemplifies these endangered birds’ greatest challenge – which some advocates hope to ease by banning lead bullets in California

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