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  • ... heard about, and on passionate people protecting vital American landscapes, waters, and wildlife. There's nothing quite like this on national television; THIS AMERICAN LAND will be a ...
  • Protecting the Chenier Plain: On the Gulf Coast in Texas and Louisiana, a wildlife-rich wetland and critically important industries are threatened by erosion and tidewater flooding. Cattle and bobwhite quail manage to coexist on grazing lands in south Texas - how does that work? Residents in Virginia have a plan to create protected wilderness and scenic areas in the George Washington National...
  • As this month's accident at Colorado's Gold King Mine fades from the news ... one of the planet's most polluting industries. In the American West, federal law allows mining companies to extract precious metals and valuable minerals from public land nearly for free, and doesn't hold them responsible for cleaning ...
  • Managing public lands : the evolution of the Bureau of Land Management and its role in protecting vast areas of federal land ... native grassland habitat for a declining species - this story from the pine savannas of South Carolina. Local communities in ...
  • The L.A. County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this week to help fund the acquisition of 74 acres in Agua Dulce as part of a ... sections of the Angeles National Forest . "That land is so important," said Paul Edelman, chief of natural resources and ...
  • ... system failures. Who’s going to pay for this ? By law, Downey Medical has to take in everybody who shows up at their doorstep. After stabilizing patients, they used to be able ...
  • ... charging for access to the national forests in the American west. According to the court , the agency's Adventure Pass ... passage of the passage of 1891 Forest Reserve Act . This legislative initiative gave presidents the power to establish reserves ...
  • ... of rodenticides and other toxicants. They lay waste to the land so that some might get rich and others stoned. To keep profits high ... Service's LEI team uprooted, tore down, and hauled out this oft-dangerous stuff. They also managed to destroy 114,095 marijuana ...
  • ... they provided the opportunity to establish communities in this oft-arid terrain would dry up. Configure block ... in your community. And the best part about it is that it shows you the economic benefits. If you plant a tree here on this side of ...
  • ... stopped him from mounting up and heading out once again. This Monday, the Bishop wagon train pulled into Montrose, Colorado , just ... University Press), and editor of "Cities and Nature in the American West." He comments every week on environmental issues. Read more of ...

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