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  • Living on Glacial Time

    Living on Glacial Time

    Climate change is altering the lands we call home in ways we'd never imagined.

  • Timothy Egan's Western odyssey

    Timothy Egan's Western odyssey

    New York Times correspondent and National Book Award winner Timothy Egan talks about his enduring love for the West.

  • Nostalgia for the front lines

    Nostalgia for the front lines

    A forest fire near her home in Alaska takes a former firefighter back 20 years, to the summers she spent battling blazes all across the West.

  • 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.

  • Up in FLAME

    Proposed bill calls for separate "catastrophic wildfire" fund

  • Finding beauty in devastation

    In his richly illustrated book Boy Wonder & the Big Burns, Montana photographer Chris Peterson finds beauty in the aftermath of fire – and in his relationship with his autistic son.

  • Don’t starve the Forest Service

    Former Montana Congressman Pat Williams warns that the Bush administration is playing with fire – literally – in cutting the Forest Service’s budget.

  • Standing outside, late, in a charcoal forest

  • You can’t stop nature

    Pepper Trail warns us that we continue to tinker with nature at our peril.

  • A former Hot Shot looks at the West’s wildfires

    Lincoln Bramwell looks back on years of firefighting and concludes that it’s just not a good idea for people to keep building houses in forests.

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