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  • Remembering our wildness

    In The Animal Dialogues, Colorado author Craig Childs writes of chance encounters with wild animals.

  • Two weeks in the West

    Quagga mussels hit the jackpot in Nevada; Lakes Mead and Powell are in trouble; lots and lots and lots of snow – and a few ambitious ski resorts; and Colorado is building a vegetated overpass for wildlife on I-70.

  • Gone geese

    Charles Finn has had the carcass of a Canada goose in the back of his pickup for a week, pondering its life and death as he drives through the Montana winter.

  • Hank, the non-cow dog

    Joe Barnhart is trying to train his dog to stay away from wildlife – something he hopes his neighbors will do as well.

  • Bears in the burbs, cougars in the chicken coops, oh my!

    Monique Cole thinks Westerners are much too ready to panic and call 911 every time a wild animal wanders into a suburban neighborhood.

  • Since when did hunting become target shooting?

    Robert Rowley finds himself disgusted by hunters who slaughter doves and other birds strictly for “sport.”

  • A wolf tale that’s all too true

    Brian Connelly tells the harrowing story of a family of wolves killed by aerial gunners in Alaska.

  • My, what a small family tree you have

    In the Northern Rockies, gray wolves may be in danger of inbreeding.

  • Sheep v. Sheep

    Bighorn sheep and longtime sheep ranchers face off in Hells Canyon, where a legal battle over public-lands grazing could cause ripples across the West.

  • Living precariously with wolves and cattle

    Bryce Andrews kills a wolf in order to save his cattle – and the lives of other wolves.

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