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The rare Alexander Archipelago wolf is threatened by logging and hunting on Prince of Wales Island. Photo courtesy of Robin Silver.
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Ryan, Rebecca and Skyla Means
Image Yellowstone Shutdown
Yellowstone National Park's roads are closed during the government shutdown.
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Kings Canyon National Park blocks access as it, and all the national parks, close during the federal shutdown.
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Closure signs at the entrance to Kings Canyon National Park. Courtesy NPCA
Image Closed campground at Bryce National Park.
Closed campground at Bryce National Park, Utah. Courtesy NPCA.
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Stewart Udall and Lady Bird Johnson in Grand Teton National Park, 1964.
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The outskirts of Lake City, Colorado. Courtesy Flickr user Alex Berger.
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San Pedro River
Image Plows in action
Snowplows tackle tumbleweeds in southeastern Colorado. Image courtesy Crowley County.
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Tumbleweeds clog a road fenceline to fenceline all the way to the horizon. Image courtesy Crowley County.
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Looking up from inside a crevasse in New Zealand's Fox Glacier, courtesy Flickr user Robert Stokes.
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An infrared camera picks up methane and volatile organic compounds leaking from a tank. Image courtesy of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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Hoonah, Alaska. Note clear cut mountains in the background. Credit: Flickr user rkeefer.
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horse at sunset
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1976 sort map
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2008 sort map
Image rigs and prices
Rig counts vs. natural gas prices
Image Wolf Distribution
This map from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows the 2012 distribution of the Northern Rockies gray wolf packs.
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November 30 storm image
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December 3 image
Image Jon Marvel
Jon Marvel, founder of Western watersheds, looking off into the distance wearing a hat.
Image Mike Branch
Mike Branch, climbing a sand dune in the middle of winter. What a silly person. By Stephanie P Ogburn
Image Rios to Rivers
Rios to Rivers in Chile. Photo courtesy Katie Hymen
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Image Port Gamble Sunrise
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Image Sonoran Desert National Monument
Sonoran Desert National Monument
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city bird
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danger cliff sign
Image Pinedale Anticline
Natural gas drilling rigs on the Pinedale Anticline in Wyoming
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A woman gets a flu shot. Courtesy Flickr user Lance McCord.
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Proposition 37, Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Engineered Food, was on the November 6, 2012 ballot in California but it was defeated.
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The Navajo Generating Station at sunrise.
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Image Factory farmed chickens
The new farm bill won't prevent states from imposing more humane standards on livestock producers.
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Baby panda
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Fire on the East Fork of the Bitterroot River, Montana
Image Kids hiking in the Trinity Alps (not from a wilderness therapy program)
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Beetle killed trees in Colorado
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Gray wolf in Montana. Courtesy Flickr user funpics47.
Image Owyhee River
Owyhee River
Image Honeybee on clover.
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Image Bumblebee on a flower.
Bumblebee visiting a Phacelia tanacetifolia. COURTESY FLICKR USER ALEXANDRA DULAUNOY.
Image Baby hummingbirds
Baby hummingbirds
Image Elliott forest barricade
A barricade made by timber protesters at Elliott State Forest, Oregon.
Image Map of disputed roads in Utah
Map of roads claimed under RS 2477 in Utah. Courtesy of Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance.
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Hunters Taking Their Deer Back to Denver Must Stop at Check Station North of Rifle, Where Their Kill Is Counted and Examined from This Information the Colorado Department of Fishing and Game Determines the Time and Duration of Next Year's Season. 1972. Credit: David Hiser
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Moab Dump. Lasal Mountains, Considered a Recreational Asset, Rise in Background, May 1972.
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Homeless in Los Angeles. Photo courtesy Flickr user Kevin McShane.
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One of the North Fork Valley's three coal mines. Courtesy Alejandro De La Cruz via Flickr.
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The Skywalk
Image Valles Caldera National Preserve
A view across Valles Caldera National Preserve. Courtesy of Flickr user Jim Legans Jr.
Image Moose drool
As moose decline in Montana, this beer could become an anachronism.
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New York Times
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A girl in Selawik, Alaska. Courtesy Flickr user Lauritadianita.
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Capturing methane from gas wells.
Image Cows in the vicinity of Grand Staircase Escalante
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Salton Sea. Courtesy Flickr user C. Strife.
Image Coyote holocaust
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gowanus canal
Image documerica gas shortage
Gasoline Stations Abandoned During the Fuel Crisis in the Winter of 1973-74 Were Sometimes Used for Other Purposes, April 1974
Image Prairie grasses
A provision in the farm bill would encourage farmers not to plow up native prairie for crops.
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Mule deer in WY
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Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, where Ruess disappeared.
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oyster in point reyes 1
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oyster in point reyes
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Cochise Stronghold
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refuge road
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black-backed woodpecker
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earthquake damage
Image Ferret Release
U.S. Fish and Wildlife employees carrying captive-bred black-footed ferrets walk to a reintroduction site.
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Glen Canyon Dam and the bathtub ring in 2008. Courtesy Benjamin Dumas via Flickr.
Image San Pedro River
San Pedro River and Galiuro Mountains.
Image Black-Footed Ferret
A black-footed ferret peers out from a prairie dog hole.
Image Golden Nugget
The golden rooster at John Ascuaga's Nugget Casino in Sparks, NV.
Image Permian Basin oil and gas
Oil wells dot the Permian Basin in New Mexico. Courtesy Flickr user Skytruth.
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National forest outside Lake Tahoe, CA
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Photo courtesy Oregon Fish and Wildlife
Image Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
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