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A new predator stalks the West

By Pepper Trail

The grizzly bear. The wolf. The cougar. These magnificent creatures, apex predators, how can we not admire them? People cross…

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When immortals die

By Pepper Trail
Photo by Joshua Earl on Unsplash

Giant sequoias come as close to immortality as living organisms can. Many live over a thousand years despite nature’s challenges. So…

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We blame the trees, but whose fault is it?

By Pepper Trail

“But it’s questionable that any amount of “thinning” could protect Ashland from a wind-driven firestorm coming out of the watershed.”

Photograph by Romain Le Teuff, courtesy of Unsplash

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THE WORLD IS ALIVE

By Pepper Trail

Climate change and the conversion of wild ecosystems, if unchecked, threaten to collapse the global bounty of “nature’s services.”

Photograph courtesy of Unsplash

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