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  • Semi-wild in the new West

    Semi-wild in the new West

    Semi-wild rural landscapes, where humans mingle with wildlife, are a richer source of biodiversity than many Westerners realize.

  • Can wildlife weather the gas boom?

    Wildlife officials, BLM and energy companies to study Colorado sage grouse and mule deer, but conservationists call it a sham

  • Hatching a plan for sage grouse

    A new report suggests the battle to protect the greater sage grouse in Wyoming must be fought on many fronts.

  • The West is not a zoo

    The Peregrine Fund has proven that it can breed and release endangered birds of prey as often as it needs to, but do we want to treat Western wildlife like a crop of annual flowers that has to be re-seeded every year?

  • Is It or Isn’t It (Just Another Mouse)?

    As scientists clash over the Preble’s meadow jumping mouse's biological categorization, the complexity of endangered species science steps into the light

  • On a wing and a prayer

    The Gunnison sage grouse has been denied endangered species protection, and biologists like Clait Braun fear the species may be doomed

  • On the wing again

    In Condor: To the Brink and Back, science reporter John Nielsen surveys the life and times of "one giant bird."

  • Highway plans aim to keep habitat — and wildlife — in one place

    The Washington State Department of Transportation is planning to build innovative wildlife passages and over-crossings on a 15-mile section of I-90 east of Seattle

  • Wild Echoes: Encounters With the Most Endangered Animals in North America

    In Wild Echoes, Charles Bergman describes his up-close experiences with endangered creatures that range from black-footed ferrets and California condors to the manatees of Florida

  • Bringing back the wolf = bringing back the habitat

    In Decade of the Wolf: Returning the Wolf to Yellowstone, biologist Douglas Smith and nature writer Gary Ferguson seek to separate myth from reality in the long and turbulent saga of the wolf

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