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  • Heard Around the West

    Montana Republican erupts on YouTube; Dogs at Work in Oregon; “Dynamite Shoot” uses real dynamite; wildlife thrives on military bases; “Liberal elk hunting season” in Wyoming; guns beat swords in Utah; taking the cab to Arizona

  • Ducks on the walls

    Julianne Couch would rather have real antlers on the walls than a silkscreened trout adorning a sweatshirt.

  • I’ll take a double dare any time

    When an energy developer boasted that oil and gas wells were good for wildlife, Laura Paskus examined the issue and came to another conclusion.

  • Heard Around the West

    Squirrels vs. Santa Monica; Baby goes to rehab; crows and carriers; Maricopa County is booming big-time; Julie MacDonald vs. the Interior Department; boat horns vs. coyotes in Oxnard.

  • March madness trims the herd

    Just as winter turns into spring, Paul Larmer watches a young elk die in western Colorado.

  • Wolves have a reputation that’s larger than life

    Some hunters are blaming the Big Bad Wolf for a decline in the northern Yellowstone elk herd, but Dan Whipple points out that recent weather – and Montana hunting policy – are more likely to be responsible.

  • Bunny project breeds success

    Washington state wildlife officials just released the first batch of endangered Columbia Basin pygmy rabbits back to the wild.

  • Taking the conservation movement to task

    Law professor Eric Freyfogle castigates the environmental movement and offers straightforward advice in Why Conservation is Failing and How It Can Regain Ground.

  • Heard around the West

    Who’s afraid of the big bad wolf?; remembering (not always kindly) Helen Chenoweth-Hage; guilt-trips and voting; extreme fried food

  • A deliberate life in the Rockies

    On the Wild Edge is David Peterson’s account of the two decades he and his wife, Caroline, have spent living close to nature in a cabin in the mountains of southern Colorado

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