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  • Hypocrisy on the road

    Gail Binkly notes that environmentalists don’t always drive what they preach

  • Earth Notes

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

  • Not just any book about the grasslands

    In his serious and poetic first book, Not Just Any Land, John Price takes a literary journey into the heart of America’s grasslands

  • When hungry bears drop in for lunch

    The author's cabin one fall attracted a family of super-hungry bears

  • ‘Death is stingless indeed and as beautiful as life’

    Writer and activist Michael Frome looks back on more than 80 years of a life filled concern for the environment and social justice

  • Lessons from a porcupine

    The writer develops a one-sided relationship with a porcupine

  • The day they close the pass

    As mountain towns get more accessible and lively, even in midwinter, the author relishes the way his tiny, remote town slows to a stop once the mountain pass highway is closed for the season

  • The end of something really big

    The chance to see a huge dead whale draws "carcass tourists" to the California coast

  • A long walk into hope

    Bill McKibben’s new book, Wandering Home, is a hopeful account of a leisurely hike across northeastern America, as relevant to the West as it is to the East

  • Odes to an urban mountain range

    Two recent guidebooks – Mike Coltrin’s Sandia Mountain Hiking Guide and The Field Guide to the Sandia Mountains by Robert Julyan and Mary Stuever – are excellent guides to the trails and histories of the mountains outside Albuquerque

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