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Monthly Archives: June 2012

An account of visiting the Nebraska Sandhills, a place of grass-covered dunes where cattle graze on widely-spaced ranches. To make the trip interesting, I got my vehicle stuck in the sand, and was rescued by a ranch family; I also observed prairie birds and the only national forest that was created by planting trees on the vast prairie.

The National Park Service leads a controversial effort to eliminate rats and pigs from the Channel Islands, restoring distinctive native species such as the Island Fox.