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September 17, 2020

The Anatomy of a Wildfire

If you live in the western United States, there used to be five seasons: winter,

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September 3, 2020

The Marine Otter

The marine otter (Lontra felina) is a rare and extremely shy mammal found only along

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August 13, 2020

Col. Charles Young

Born into slavery, Charles Young became one of America’s top military leaders

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August 6, 2020

Giant Kelp

Giant Kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) is a form of brown algae and the largest of all

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July 30, 2020

Zion National Park

Zion National Park, home to majestic red cliffs and breathtaking sandstone slot

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July 24, 2020

The Brush Mouse

The brush mouse (Peromyscus boylii) is a long-tailed rodent found in the western

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July 9, 2020

The Yarrow

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) should be renamed the Pharmacy of the Forest. For

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June 25, 2020

The Raven

   “And the Raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sittingOn

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June 11, 2020

The American Chestnut

The American chestnut (Castanea dentata) tree, which once blanketed the eastern

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June 4, 2020

The Saga of Sir John Franklin pt. 2

From Baffin Island, Franklin headed west and made it to Beechey Island, about 475

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