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  • Squirrels and scopes in the line of fire

    A wildfire on Arizona’s Mount Graham almost reached the University of Arizona’s controversial mountaintop telescopes – and may yet destroy an already endangered squirrel

  • High-stakes logging plan gets go-ahead

    The large-scale salvage logging planned for the Biscuit Fire area in southern Oregon and Northern California marks the first time logging has been approved on land previously protected by the Roadless Rule

  • Massive logging plan shakes Northwest

    The proposed salvage logging of the Biscuit Fire area in Oregon’s Siskiyou Forest is one of the largest timber sales in history, and critics say it’s not only ecologically dangerous, but undermines the Roadless Rule

  • Amid smoke and sprawl, some success

    It’s too early to know the impact wildfires have had on the San Diego National Wildlife Refuge and the Crestridge wildlife preserve, two of the successes of the Multiple Species Conservation Program

  • In the field with fire

    A Season of Fire: Four Months on the Firelines of America’s Forests by Douglas Gantenbein refuses to glamorize firefighting or settle for simple solutions to the West’s fire problems

  • Hell’s fires burn in the Northern Rockies

    A Montana pilot flies a fire spotter over the western part of the state in one of the worst fire seasons she’s ever known

  • In fire’s aftermath, salvage logging makes a comeback

    Despite the warnings of scientists who say it’s a bad idea, the Bush administration is eager to log trees burned by the Biscuit Fire in Oregon’s Siskiyou National Forest

  • A fire maverick is resurrected

    Forgotten Fires: Native Americans and the Transient Wilderness, a controversial and thought-provoking 1954 study by Omer C. Stewart, has been rediscovered and republished

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