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Recreation

Can Lynx and humans coexist in the backcountry?

As soon as we manage to gauge our impact on wildlife as outdoorists, it changes.

Read: Will we ever know rec’s true impact on wildlife? (Out of bounds) — High Country News – Know the West

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Recreation

Are backcountry skiers contributing to bighorn sheep declines?

If so, are we capable of self-restraint to conserve wildlife?

Read: When the love of skiing endangers wildlife (Competitor of conscience) — High Country News – Know the West

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Biodiversity

Will bighorn sheep reintroduced by the Pyramid Lake Paiute tribe thrive?

Twenty-two sheep were helicoptered in to habitat where they were once important to the land and people.

Read: The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe reintroduces bighorn sheep on tribal lands (Return to Lake Range) — High Country News – Know the West

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Public Lands

The North American Model, Explained

Too often we take for granted what Roosevelt and generations of conservation-minded leaders have left us: a system of public lands that is unparalleled in all the world; the best-managed fish and wildlife populations of any nation; and the ability for all Americans to hunt and fish, regardless of class or economic status.

Read: The North American Model, Explained | Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership

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Public Lands

When wildlife safety turns into fierce political debate (Crossing to Safety)

Why would a community experiencing many wildlife collisions reject wildlife crossing projects? The voters of Island Sky, Idaho will tell you.

Read: When wildlife safety turns into fierce political debate (Crossing to Safety) — High Country News – Know the West

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Biodiversity

Martens Located at Last!

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Adventure Scientists volunteers prove that martens are not yet extinct on the Olympic Peninsula.

Source: Martens Located at Last!