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View from Forest Road 141, with the old Bear Fire scar in the foreground.

Whitewater-Baldy, Extreme Fire and Wildlife in the West

6/6/2012 // By Avelino Maestas

It’s been hard to watch from afar as my beloved Gila Wilderness burns. The Whitewater-Baldy Complex fire–which has already charred 260,000 acres–is threatening wildlife after forcing the evacuation of an historic ghost town. Some estimates indicate the fire might not be […] Read more >

Decade of 2000s Warmest on Record

12/8/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

In a bit of irony, Winston Churchill praised his famed enemy German Field Marshal Rommel as “a skillful opponent” and a “great general.” Should similar words of “praise” go to those who are continuing to foster the false idea that […] Read more >