Items by Marian Lyman Kirst

Making memories, one stock tank at a time
An animal-rescuing Thanksgiving day outing with my father
Daniel Marlos shares his knowledge and love of the insect world
Daniel Marlos shares his knowledge and love of the insect world
In Los Angeles, self-trained entomologist Daniel Marlos helps others learn about the crawly things he loves through his website: What's That Bug?
A Flood of Fault
Shakeout from Missouri River flooding includes predictable blame game
An interview with Daniel Marlos, entomology's "Dear Abby"
An interview with Daniel Marlos, entomology's "Dear Abby"
The self-trained entomologist discusses readers' questions on insects, and some of his favorite worldwide insect finds.
Friday news roundup: Sulfide statutes and Jesus statues
EPA re-instates reporting of toxic gas; a tussle over a Jesus statue on a national forest
Bugs in the plan
Endangered American burying beetles may halt the Keystone XL pipeline
Friday news roundup: Uranium -- To mine or not to mine?
The feds ban mining around the Grand Canyon as a Wyoming project heats up
Colorado ski town zombification
A tourist's urban misadventures on the Western Slope
In national parks, where are all the fossils?
In national parks, where are all the fossils?
The National Park Service is surveying its holdings to find out which parks have fossils in order to manage them better.
Pearls of discontent
A bitter battle rages between Park Service and California oyster farm
Creatures of the Monsoon
A look at the Arizona monsoon season's faunal frenzy
Learning curve
Is the Fish and Wildlife Service turning over a new leaf?
Bugs abound at summer's end
A photographic peek at some busy western insects
Industry Pot Calls Enviro Kettle Black
Watchdog report finds industry just as sue-happy as environmentalists
Incredible hummingbird facts
Incredible hummingbird facts
A brief sidebar lists a few of the amazing attributes of hummingbirds.
Flight risks: Cities reduce hazards for migrating birds
Flight risks: Cities reduce hazards for migrating birds
Four Western cities receive grants to improve habitat for the millions of migratory birds that pass through urban areas every year.
Friday News Roundup: Of Fuel and Frogs
A weekly look at headlines from the West
The Perils of Playing Favorites
Why insect conservation is a human imperative
Ancient Fish Gets Techno Boost
Advanced sonar helps pallid sturgeon biologists "see with sound"
Gutter Trash
Environmental criminals and their dastardly deeds
Settlements prompt federal decisions on hundreds of endangered species
Settlements prompt federal decisions on hundreds of endangered species
In a settlement with environmental groups, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agrees to make listing decisions about more than 250 imperiled candidate species.
Welcome, new interns!
Welcome, new interns!
New interns Marian Lyman Kirst and Kimberly Hirai; correction.
Game on, Government!
The Safari Club threatens landmark wildlife agreements
Ignorance is blissless
A plea for environmental literacy in the West
Don't Forget The Little Guys!
A fond look at three unusual candidates for the Endangered Species Act
Montana Fly Shops Welcome New Customers: Hair Stylists
A hairstyle trend is boosting business for shops hurt by slow season
High Country News Classifieds
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