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  • Are we smart enough to solve our raven problem?

    Are we smart enough to solve our raven problem?

    As ravens spread, they’re finding friends and foes in Western states. Subscribers only

  • Those buck-tooth dammers are back, big-time

    Those buck-tooth dammers are back, big-time

    Beavers return to northern Colorado, improving aquatic diversity.

  • Rural California schoolkids learn from fire-damaged forest

    Rural California schoolkids learn from fire-damaged forest

    A rural California school builds an innovative curriculum around a nearby forest and the fire that burned it down in 2007.

  • Fast Times at California's Petroleum High

    Fast Times at California's Petroleum High

    A day in the life of the U.S.'s first high school academy devoted to oil production.

  • Anatomy of a medusahead invasion

    Anatomy of a medusahead invasion

    Medusahead, an invasive grass, is set to take over the West.

  • A taste of ecological medicine

    In Nature’s Restoration, naturalist Peter Friederici looks at the people and places involved in the restoration of natural landscapes

  • Weathering the academic storm

    Dan Donato, whose controversial study on salvage logging sparked an academic firestorm, talks about his research and all it provoked

  • Don’t move a mussel

    Boaters, kayakers, anglers and other recreationists can help stop the spread of quagga mussels and other aquatic invasives by following a few simple rules.

  • Welcome to the Homogocene

    The rapid spread of invasive species like quagga and zebra mussels could transform the once-isolated and ecologically unique West into just another McDonaldized patch of the planet.

  • Wish You Weren’t Here

    Quagga mussels – an extraordinarily prolific and costly invasive species – have appeared in Lake Mead, and no one is sure how to keep these unwanted newcomers from infesting the West.

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