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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...

Photo Credit: Shrimp farming in Aceh, Indonesia. Photo by Mike Lusmore/Duckrabbit, 2012 via Flickr.com user WorldFish

By Andy Dyer / On November 12th, 2014

The crested duck is host to a mutation that can be lethal.

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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

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By Meghan Bartels / On September 21st, 2014

Sea otter.

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By Eric Dinerstein / On September 15th, 2014

Eastern rat snakes have a bad reputation. Photo by D. Gordon E.

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By Meghan Bartels / On September 5th, 2014

Buttermilk Falls in Adirondack Park, NY.

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