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Island Press Field Notes

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By Meghan Bartels / On August 29th, 2014

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By Richard Waring / On August 28th, 2014

Editor's note: September 3 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Wilderness Act. To commemorate the anniversary, we asked a small group of Island Press authors to reflect on the influence of this law to date and how its role may or...

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By Brian Walker / On August 27th, 2014

Editor's note: September 3 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Wilderness Act. To commemorate the anniversary, we asked a small group of Island Press authors to reflect on the influence of this law to date and how its role may or...

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By Cristina Eisenberg / On August 26th, 2014

Editor's note: September 3 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Wilderness Act. To commemorate the anniversary, we asked a small group of Island Press authors to reflect on the influence of this law to date and how its role may or...

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By Michael Branch / On August 25th, 2014

"Rants from the Hill" is cross-posted from High Country News

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By Meghan Bartels / On August 22nd, 2014

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By Richard Waring / On August 19th, 2014

Bull Creek undercut the bank in many places, causing mature redwood to fall. Photograph courtesy Professor Paul Zinke.

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By Meghan Bartels / On August 15th, 2014

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By Cristina Eisenberg / On August 12th, 2014

The Lamar Canyon pack in 2012. Photo by Doug McLaughlin, used with permission.

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By Joe Landsberg / On August 11th, 2014

That might sound like a rather dry, technological subject, but it is, obviously, quite important in relation to wood production from forests. It’s also important to be able to calculate tree growth rates so we can estimate how fast forests can absorb...

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