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By Joyce Maschinski, Kristin E. Haskins, Joyce Maschinski & Kristin Haskins / On September 2nd, 2014

Asclepias welshii, a species of milkweed native to Arizona and Utah, in situ.  

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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 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 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 Cristina Eisenberg / On August 12th, 2014

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

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By Meghan Bartels / On August 8th, 2014

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By Richard Waring / On August 5th, 2014

Brown crowns denote lodgepole pine killed by bark beetles the previous year.

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By Cristina Eisenberg / On July 30th, 2014

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By Eric Dinerstein / On July 22nd, 2014

A Belted Kingfisher.

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By Emily Monosson / On July 21st, 2014

A sign warning of radiation from the explosion at Chernobyl.

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