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  • Canis fiasco

    A chaotic effort to restore Mexican wolves in New Mexico and a problem with too many elk in Colorado are two facets of the same problem: Our propensity to manage nature in very unnatural ways.

  • Safe crossing

    Traffic engineers work with biologists to protect both wildlife and motorists on hazardous highways.

  • March madness trims the herd

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

  • Ode to a public lands experiment

    It may have lovely photographs, but Valles Caldera: A Vision for New Mexico’s National Reserve is much more than just another coffee-table book.

  • Energy workers, union members protest drilling

    In Wyoming, oil and gas workers and the Wyoming AFL-CIO have joined environmentalists, ranchers and homeowners in protesting the sale of energy leases in the Wyoming Range of Bridger-Teton National Forest

  • Heard around the West

    The strangest town in America; wolf vs. elk vs. anti-wolf fanatic; commuting without tears in Portland; tractor gas; energy boom humor; shooting coyotes from flying ATVs

  • A eulogy for the West that was

    In Requiem for the West, Roger Brown laments the loss of soul and solitude in the small mountain towns of the Colorado Rockies

  • Imperfect Pasture: A Century of Change at the National Elk Refuge in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

    In Imperfect Pasture, Bruce Smith, Eric Cole and David Dobkin examine the conservation successes – and failures – of the National Elk Refuge near Jackson, Wyo.

  • Heard around the West

    Mach schnell, little doggies; California’s troubles; bears vs. hunters; elk vs. tourist; Chevy vs. field mice; how not to die in the desert

  • A tale of two Yellowstones

    The writer takes us to Old Faithful’s almost-on time eruption; then to a confrontation between wolves and elk

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