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  • Where do we go from here? Taking the West Forward

    HCN lays out the West's 10 most critical issues and the paths toward positive results on everything from energy development and drought to federal agency practices and endangered species.

  • Look who’s in the conflict business now

    A rising number of Westerners are committed to local solutions that benefit both the land and communities

  • Global Warming's Unlikely Harbingers

    Mountain pine beetles are attacking more forests and more varieties of trees — and thriving at higher elevations than ever before — and some scientists believe global climate change is at the root of the problem

  • We can restore the forests

  • We keep dousing wildfires with money

    Mitch Friedman says the "Fire Service" will never have enough money to douse wildfires.

  • Searching for the true causes of the West’s fire problems

    Pepper Trail, a wildlife biologist in Oregon, says that this is not the time to log our way out of wildfire threats in the West.

  • Sustainable forestry for beginners

    Brian Foster’s Wild Logging: A Guide to Environmentally and Economically Sustainable Forestry introduces readers to Western landowners, foresters and loggers, and answers technical questions

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