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Sometimes, the simplest things can help wildlife

By Richard Knight Heather Dannahower

“Oh, give me a home where the buffalo roamWhere the deer and the antelope playWhere seldom is heard a discouraging…

Ranch manager Zach Thode, works beside professors and students to help wildlife

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Please don’t pet the wildlife

By Kelsey Wellington

“I can’t believe that person is getting that close.” Just off the road stands a bull elk — a 700-pound…

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Welcome to Yosemite, the new Pyrocene Park

By Stephen Pyne

The Pleistocene epoch that began 2.6 million years ago sent ice in waves through Yosemite. Glaciers gouged out great valleys…

Photo by Laurel Balyeat, Yosemite Park

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A close encounter with wolves and fear

By Molly Absolon

This summer, three of us were hiking in Alaska’s western Brooks Range when we encountered a pack of eight wolves….

Image by Milo Weiler, via Unsplash

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Hard lessons from the border

By Gary Paul Nabhan

Animals have been blocked from migration, their food chains disrupted. Now, exotic weeds, insects and diseases can use the lengthy scar as a nick point for invasion, ultimately disrupting far more than what human border-crossers can do. Photo by Greg Bulla on Unsplash

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How to love the bear’s world

By John Horning
Photo by Becca on Unsplash

When a bear kills a person in the wild, that’s no reason to enact laws making it easier to kill bears. Rather respect that bears are wild creatures and be cautious when in their territor

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Don’t bet against redband rainbow trout

By Brian Sexton

Photograph by Justin Miles

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Killing wildlife to see who wins

By Ted Williams

Predators do kill game and livestock, but no game species in the United States is suppressed by predation, and overpopulated species like elk and deer lack the predators needed to maintain their health and that of native ecosystems.

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Sometimes, poison is the only thing that works

By Ted Williams

The ashy storm-petrel, threatened by mice on the Farallon Islands.

Photograph courtesy of Ted Williams

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Colorado Needs Wolves

By Rob Edward

“…we can efficiently and affordably undo our ancestors’ shortsighted decision to erase wolves from America’s wild place.”

Photograph by Robert Larsson, Courtesy of Unsplash

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Wolves and lots of People Don’t Mix

By Marj Perry

“Wolf proponents see western Colorado as an empty wilderness, not acknowledging the combustion engine, or Interstate-70.”

Photograph by Courtney Clayton, Courtesy of Unsplash

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Climbing Walls While Sitting in a Chair

By W.S. Robinson

Suddenly tears flowed. “Geez, you could say I squashed a bug.”

Photograph by Kuma Kum, Courtesy of Unsplash

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