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  • March madness trims the herd

    Just as winter turns into spring, Paul Larmer watches a young elk die in western Colorado.

  • The West is not a zoo

    The Peregrine Fund has proven that it can breed and release endangered birds of prey as often as it needs to, but do we want to treat Western wildlife like a crop of annual flowers that has to be re-seeded every year?

  • Bearable ways to deal with bruins

    Linda Masterson’s new book, Living With Bears, is a good-humored, practical guide to getting along with black bears in the West

  • Playing God in suburbia

    Is it really true that the U.S. has no choice but to employ a harsh form of triage in deciding which endangered species should live, and which must die?

  • Exploring High Mountain Lakes in the Rockies

    Exploring High Mountain Lakes in the Rockies by biologist Fred W. Rabe takes a detailed look at mountain lakes, describing their formation, geology and aquatic plants and animals

  • Under Ground: How Creatures of Mud and Dirt Shape Our World

    Science writer Yvonne Baskin’s new book, Under Ground, takes an intriguing look at the planet’s soils and sediments and their strange inhabitants

  • The Colorado Plateau II: Biophysical, Socioeconomic, and Cultural Research

    The Colorado Plateau II is a kaleidoscopic anthology of scientists’ thoughts on the history, biology and geology of the vast Colorado Plateau

  • The grasslands — humanity's big backyard

    In Sonoita Plain: Views from a Southwestern Grassland, biologists Carl and Jane Bock convey the subtle beauty of the wildlife and people of Arizona’s Sonoita Valley.

  • Aliens in the Backyard: Plant and Animal Imports to America

    John Leland’s book, Aliens in the Backyard, discusses both the dangers and the benefits arising from the vast number of exotic species in North America – including human beings

  • Wild Echoes: Encounters With the Most Endangered Animals in North America

    In Wild Echoes, Charles Bergman describes his up-close experiences with endangered creatures that range from black-footed ferrets and California condors to the manatees of Florida

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