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  • Bearable ways to deal with bruins

    Linda Masterson’s new book, Living With Bears, is a good-humored, practical guide to getting along with black bears in the West

  • Playing God in suburbia

    Is it really true that the U.S. has no choice but to employ a harsh form of triage in deciding which endangered species should live, and which must die?

  • Prey at the waterhole

    The experience of watching a mountain lion is utterly transformed when the watcher realizes he is the one being watched

  • Making room for wolves

    In the anthology Comeback Wolves, 50 Western writers talk about the complex emotional – and practical – responses evoked by the return of this iconic predator

  • At home in the valley

    In The San Luis Valley: Sand Dunes and Sandhill Cranes, Susan Tweit explores a remarkable Colorado landscape

  • Fishering

    In a part of Oregon where everybody says there have been no fishers for years, the writer stumbles across one of these rare and beautiful animals

  • The difficulties of cohabitation

    Despite its problems and failures – many of them arising from the conflict between the United States’ growing population and our declining wildlife habitat – the Endangered Species Act is a necessary law

  • A eulogy for the West that was

    In Requiem for the West, Roger Brown laments the loss of soul and solitude in the small mountain towns of the Colorado Rockies

  • What’s the NRA’s beef with roadless areas?

    A hunter and member of the National Rifle Association is angry at the way the group puts gun ownership above roadless areas, wildlife, and hunting

  • Earth Notes

    Earth Notes, edited by Peter Friederici, is a tasty selection of tidbits about the Southwest’s canyon country

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