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Saving the Sagebrush Sea: An Imperiled Western Legacy

Nearly 350 plant and animal species depend on sagebrush habitat for their survival.


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March 2014

Antiquities Act attack latest affront to sportsmen

Russell Bassett

Obama Uses Pen to Protect California Shoreline: More on Way?

Judith Kohler

President Barack Obama promised in his State of the Union address to use his authority to protect “more of our pristine federal lands for future generations” to get around congressional resistance to new wilderness areas, national parks and monuments.

You Are Making a Difference for Wild Salmon and Wild Places

Russell Bassett

Salmon are amazing creatures. They are born in fresh water, migrate many miles to the ocean where they spend most of their life, and then return to the stream they were born to start the cycle of life over again. When salmon spawn and die, they provide marine derived nutrients to the entire watershed, which benefits insects, fish, mammals, and even the riparian vegetation.

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Go Fish: Celebrate National Wildlife Week by Going Fishing

Russell Bassett

 What are your plans for National Wildlife Week? This year’s theme for the March 17-23 celebration of all things wild is “Wildlife and Water: From the mountains to the rivers to the oceans.” With a theme like that, may I humbly suggest fishing as a fun and rewarding activity to connect the whole family with your local watersheds and the wildlife that call those waters home?