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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 ...
  • Managing public lands : the evolution of the Bureau of Land Management and its role in protecting vast areas of federal land ... vital native grassland habitat for a declining species - this story from the pine savannas of South Carolina. Local communities in ...
  • 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...
  • In southern Oregon, a little-known wilderness called Kalmiopsis is a source of clear water for downstream communities and a core for surrounding wildlands that conservationists want to protect from logging and mining. Changes in cropland management in Kansas can make a big difference for the survival of bobwhite quail and other wild species. Gunnison Country in Colorado offers stunning mountain...
  • In northern California, residents in five counties work to protect and restore wild public lands and rivers that provide enormous economic benefits for the region. A summary report recaps how conservationists in 25 states are working together to restore grassland habitat for the bobwhite quail, an iconic game bird that has declined dramatically in recent decades. In Idaho, a wide coalition of...
  • A rugged mountain range in southern Arizona provides a home for a major military base and communities that value the lifestyle and magical beauty of the landscape. Bobwhite quail suffer serious decline in Kentucky, where native grasses have been replaced by exotics for cattle pastures and conservationists try to reverse the damage. Private landowners in Arkansas manage their forests to supply a...
  • This week L.A. Letters focuses on a few forgotten early Asian American pioneering poets that paved the way. ... shaped by my struggles for a place in this vast land , digging my hands into the rich soil here and there, catching a freight ...
  • President Obama declared this week to be National Parks Week. Are these just empty words? ... into this week's Sunday LA Times. The title-- This Land is Our Land --is a paean to Woody Guthrie's brilliant 1940 folk song about the people's claim to American beauty. Its subtitle is no less evocative: "America's hidden ...
  • ... Hennessy Youngman, and African American identity in this excerpt from her book "Citizen: An American Lyric." ... it is." It is all too exhausting and Serena's exhaustion shows in her playing; she is losing, a set and a game down. Yes, and finally ...
  • ... and establishes multiple ways in which to interpret this unique and complex landscape, through association and connection of ... officially recognized as a tribal entity with no sovereign land base to call home, rendering any bargaining power that the Timbisha may ...

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