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Wolf Control

For 35 years I have asked AK biologists to explain to me how this is good science and good management. All I get from them is gas and wind. http://www.adn.com/news/alaska/wildlife/story/7595090p-7506309c.html

Heard Around the Nation 8

A word about this regular section: It contains only outrageous, outlandish, and disturbing pontification. Any sensible, progressive, or intelligent statement will be instantly punted into cyberspace. "After five years of leading cooperative conservation

On Spring

From Audubon's Earth Almanac by Ted Williams and compiled in "Wild Moments," edited by Connie Isbell, Illustrations by John Burgoyne, Storey Publishing, 174 pages. Spring Spring fever manifests itself in all sorts of ways. For Bill Adamonis

More on Mute Swans

The Ugly Swan by Ted Williams From the Nov.-Dec. 1997 Audubon You can't see the ugliness of mute swans by looking at them. In fact, the 79 that paddled ahead of our pram on the blazing morning of August 1, 1997 were strikingly beautiful. Now in the molt, most

The Purity of Birdsong

Birdsong Sounds Sweeter Because Throats Filter Out Messy Overtones The purity of birdsong is owed in large part to rapid, controlled changes in the shape of the birds' upper vocal tracts, according to a new study of Northern Cardinals by scientists. Their report