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Island Press Field Notes

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By Meghan Bartels / On May 21st, 2015

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By Dominick A. DellaSala / On April 22nd, 2015

Siuslaw National Forest, Oregon.

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By Meghan Bartels / On March 13th, 2015

Pitcher plants trap and eat insects.

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By Meghan Bartels / On March 10th, 2015

Post by David Johns, contributor to Keeping the Wild: Against the Domestication of Earth. When humans started to farm 12,000 years ago, they began to change the earth in...

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By Meghan Bartels / On February 27th, 2015

The Colorado River.

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By Meghan Bartels / On February 20th, 2015

Sunrise in Yosemite National Park.

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By Joe Landsberg / On January 20th, 2015

Boreal forest.

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By Meghan Bartels / On December 4th, 2014

In this installment of this occasional series, we hear from Kennedy Warne, author of Let Them Eat Shrimp.

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By John Rieger / On November 19th, 2014

Ecological restoration is inspirational in the sense that you connect with the earth in a new or different way. I find that I reflect on the history—or what I believe to be the history—of the place I am working. My mind wanders to how this place has gone...

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By John Rieger / On November 5th, 2014

The best-laid plans of mice and men may go astray, but a checklist still helps.

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