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  • Two weeks in the West

    HCN looks at the various problems of Western wildlife, including Northern Rockies wolves, porcupines, fishers, pikas, and more; and Rocky Mountain National Park tests elk for chronic wasting disease and also gives out birth control.

  • A country cousin visits the big city

    Seth Shteir is astonished to encounter a small, endangered burrowing owl hiding in an auto mechanic’s shop deep in the wilds of Los Angeles.

  • The troubled times of the Mexican wolf

    A timeline reveals the complicated, ill-fated story of the Mexican wolf in New Mexico.

  • Two weeks in the West

    Greater sage grouse gets another shot at protection; Colorado River water users ratify new plan; news from around the West; a high-tech “virtual fence” on the U.S.-Mexico border runs into problems.

  • 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.

  • Black-footed ferrets are saved from extinction, but where will they live?

    As one federal agency gives, another takes away

  • Apache trout swim ‘full stream’ ahead

    Arizona's state fish is about to become the first fish removed from the endangered species list as a result of successful recovery.

  • The great American cat fight

    Environmentalists and Fish and Wildlife battle over the return of the jaguar to Southwestern borderlands.

  • The perils of secrecy

    Is the wolverine, the country’s most enigmatic predator, in danger of extinction, or just misunderstood?

  • When is a barred owl a red herring?

    Pepper Trail says shooting barred owls is not going to help the northern spotted owl.

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