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What You Can See on April 17

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. Fiddler on the Marsh When mud and sand suck warmth from the high sun, the fiddle

What You Can See on Easter

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. Whistler's Father If you live in the eastern two-thirds of the nation

Motorizing Public Land

The good news: We still have many pristine roadless areas. The bad news: Off-road vehicles are blasting through them at alarming rates. Motorizing Public Land by Ted Williams From the March 2000 *Audubon* November 27, 1999, found me at the "spring hole" in my

What You Can See on April 13

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. Jill-in-the-Pulpit If you've left any bootprints in low, wet places along

Removing Dams (from Consideration)

The Endangered Species Act does not mandate recovery; it mandates a recovery plan. NOAA Fisheries spokesman Brian Gorman Removing Dams (from Consideration) By Ted Williams In the minds of grazers, farmers, irrigators, hydro-power producers,

What You Can See on April 12

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. Bunny Hop In spring, as at any other time of year save fall in the North, an

Endangered Species in a Can?

Endangered Species in a Can? by Robert Ovetz, PhD It's common knowledge that we are running out of oil. What's not so well known is that we are also running out of big fish. The harsh realization that catches of big fish marlin, sharks, swordfish and tuna are