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By Michael Branch / On February 4th, 2014

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By Dominick A. DellaSala / On December 13th, 2013

For over two decades, I have studied forests from Oregon's amazing coastal rainforests to the fire-adapted forests of the West. In dry forests, there are three issues that reoccur every fire season: (1) forests will burn regardless of what we do; (2)...

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By Jason Leppig / On November 1st, 2013

This Friday, get some history about the 1988 fires that devastated Yellowstone. Rocky Barker, environmental reporter for the Idaho...

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By Jason Leppig / On October 29th, 2013

This guest post if from Teresa Pereira, winner of our Why Restore? video contest

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By Meghan Bartels / On October 25th, 2013

Today's pick, Evolution in a Toxic World, comes from our Marketing Assistant, Meghan Bartels.

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By Dominick A. DellaSala / On October 22nd, 2013

From the Sacramento Bee Viewpoints: Fires can be restorative, unlike heavy logging

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By Michael Branch / On October 21st, 2013

Our daughter Caroline is six years old, a fact that is less important to her than the much more exciting fact that she is about to turn seven. The other day Caroline and I were discussing plans for her birthday celebration when she asked, out of nowhere...

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By Admin / On October 9th, 2013

Congratulations Teresa Pereira and Taylor Keegan on winning the Island Press and Society for Ecological Restoration Why Restore? video contest! Thank you for taking part in our contest and for your contributions to ecological restoration. Keep up the...

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By Admin / On September 12th, 2013

This article originally posted on ...

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By Jason Leppig / On September 6th, 2013

To celebrate all the entries in the SER and Island Press student video contest, this week's Foreword Friday selection comes from Robert Cabin's...

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