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By Michael Branch / On January 5th, 2015

“Rants from the Hill” is cross-posted from High Country News

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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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By Meghan Bartels / On October 29th, 2014

Mule deer at Torrey Creek Trailhead. Photo © Scott Copeland.

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By Meghan Bartels / On October 24th, 2014

The recovery of black-footed ferrets is one of the success stories of conservation biology.

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By Meghan Bartels / On October 10th, 2014

Ecological restoration in progress—but why?

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By John Rieger / On October 7th, 2014

Editor's note: Our Executive Editor Barbara Dean is currently attending the Society for Ecological Restoration's Northwest/Great Basin Joint Regional Conference. We hope she and the other attendees...

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By Meghan Bartels / On September 30th, 2014

Local Maya schoolchildren being brought to the Cockscomb Jaguar Preserve in Belize to be taught about jaguars and other wildlife.

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By Jason Leppig / On September 27th, 2014

Kalalau Valley from Pihea Trail in the rain.

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