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  • Legal pyro

    Legal pyro

    How Tahoe National Forest fire chief Jeanne Pincha-Tulley rose to the top rank of Forest Service disaster management.

  • Is Obama's goal of diversity trumping other goals?

    Is Obama's goal of diversity trumping other goals?

    Three recent Obama nominations have drawn flak from environmentalists.

  • Affirmative actions

    Three recent Obama nominations draw flak from environmentalists.

  • A sucker punch to the stomach: When trees turn red

    A sucker punch to the stomach: When trees turn red

    Colorado's bark beetle epidemic is unlike anything that has ever happened to the state in its brief history.

  • A slow-moving disaster

    A slow-moving disaster

    As bark beetles ravage Rocky Mountain forests, communities like Granby, Colo., have to adjust to a radically different landscape.

  • Backcountry lessons from the Lost Forest of Oregon

    Backcountry lessons from the Lost Forest of Oregon

    It’s not easy to find the Lost Forest of eastern Oregon, but once you’re there you’re likely to meet some interesting local wildlife.

  • Nirvana on a backhoe

    Nirvana on a backhoe

    Kim Erion restores habitat using heavy equipment and a heartfelt connection to things like logs and rhododendrons.

  • Even hard-liners want to experiment in Arizona

    Even hard-liners want to experiment in Arizona

    The Center for Biological Diversity and the Grand Canyon Trust are working with a French timber entrepreneur to restore Arizona's unhealthy forests.

  • Old trees, new ideas, and humility

    Old trees, new ideas, and humility

    In Old Growth in the New World, 28 writers and experts debate whether and how the Pacific Northwest’s old-growth forests should be managed.

  • Forestry from the inside

    Forestry from the inside

    The newspaper columns collected in Mary Stuever’s The Forester’s Log give an insider’s view of the challenges facing Western forests today.

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