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  • 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

  • The Western Confluence: A Guide to Governing Natural Resources

    In The Western Confluence, Matthew McKinney and William Harmon try to find practical ways to solve the West’s endless struggles over water and resource management

  • Everyday objects and extraordinary journeys

    In Visible Bones: Journeys Across Time in the Columbia River Country, Northwestern writer Jack Nisbet follows the Columbia River and its inhabitants across time

  • Roadkill statistics

    Statistics from a variety of sources show the impact that roads have on wildlife numbers

  • Reawakening our wild humanity

    Human beings can learn a lot from our wild animal cousins, but we need to pay more attention to them — especially to the ones we flatten on the highways

  • 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.

  • Environmental issues disappear into election-season smog

    Environmental issues were almost invisible in the presidential debates, but an awful lot has happened in the last four years – and most of it has not been good for the West.

  • Hunting: It’s not about the gun

    In the presidential election this fall, sportsmen are likely to be split between those who vote for wildlife, and those who vote for the gun

  • Wandering into wolf territory

    In his book Vicious: Wolves and Men in America, Jon T. Coleman explores the history of how the wolf was slowly transformed from vermin to be cruelly slaughtered into a noble calendar pinup

  • Truce holds on the Platte River

    In an effort to avoid litigation, environmentalists and farmers come together with federal and state agencies to address a wildlife crisis on the Platte River

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