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VERMONT Sportsmen vs. The Northern Forest

The current crisis in the Moosehead region -- with the 14,000-member Sportsman's Alliance of Maine whooping it up for massive development of the Northern Forest by Plum Creek -- calls to mind the disturbing reaction to land conservation by some sportsmen

Splake Threaten Lake Superior Brookies

In light of recent efforts by friends and colleagues in Maine to limit the stocking of splake, the following piece may be of interest. One particular point that should be noted: In the West splake are used to CONTROL overabundant, stunted, alien brook trout:

What You Can See on April 29

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. White Reprise As the last patches of snow shrink under a high, lingering sun,

Feds Cracking Down on Off-Highway Vehicles

From: Colorado4x4.org . http://www.colorado4x4.org/vbb/showthread.php?t=63464 I'm a volunteer at the Public Lands Center in Durango and we had our annual orientation meeting yesterday. There

Something Radical--a Good Fishing Show

Don't miss this. It should be excellent. Featured are my pals Amanda Switzer and Brendan McCarthy -- two very smart, very well spoken, very competent Montauk guides. Should be a wonderful break from blood-stained tuna/wahoo gaffers, pro athletes who can't