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Jeff Hart is a scientist who knows the history of the San Joaquin-Sacramento River Delta better than most. He explains its emergence from the Ice Age, traces it through the arrival of the Spanish, recalls the figures of the California Gold Rush and points...
Tags: Jerry Brown, Farms, Water Supply, Ethics, Government
L.A. at HomeCynthia Barnett "Blue Revoution": Cynthia Barnett's new book, "Blue Revolution: Unmaking America’s Water Crisis,” is a call to action, urging the average home gardener to realize that he or she has choices, and making ethical ones can have a...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesThe View from Lazy Point A Natural Year in an Unnatural World Carl Safina Henry Holt: 416 pp., $30 "The View from Lazy Point" is a naturalist's notebook, a record of a year at Carl Safina's home on the Sound side of eastern Long Island, north of...
Tags: Fishing, Nature, Henry Holt, Long Island, Rachel Carson
Los Angeles TimesFire Season: Field Notes From a Wilderness Lookout Philip Connors Ecco Press; 246 pp., $24.99 With its glowing orange cover and title, "Fire Season" looks like another western tale of man versus flame. It turns out to be far rarer than that: a...
Top of the TicketDemocrat issues special proclamation saluting hunters and fisherpersons....
OutpostsNational Hunting and Fishing Day is Saturday and I'll celebrate by stalking trout on the shores of some Eastern Sierra creek. I can't wait. In the extended-entry field below is President Obama's official proclamation. The first such proclamation was made....
Shoplifting From American Apparel A Novella Tao Lin Melville House: 104 pp., $13 paper It's easy to be skeptical. There's little character development, less plot and scrawny dialogue. Landscape? The warm blue glow of Internet Explorer, the NYU campus...
It's been nearly 100 years since 22-year-old graduate biology student Aldo Leopold shot and killed one of the last wolves in New Mexico. He later recounted the event with regret, describing having watched in the animal's eyes the "dying of that fierce...
If you want to know what's wrong with the Colorado River, visit Cucapá el Mayor in Mexico, 40 miles below the border. A century ago, the Cucapá Indians could get in their boats to fish and travel to a vast and bountiful estuary where the Colorado River...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterDavid Brower, an oracle for wilderness and the most indomitable environmental warrior of 20th century America, has died. He was 88. Brower, who died of bladder cancer Sunday at his home in Berkeley, was a combative, prickly, inspirational and visionary...
PIERRE - Sand County Foundation, the South Dakota Cattlemen's Association and the South Dakota Grassland Coalition are accepting applications for the $10,000 Leopold Conservation Award, which honors South Dakota landowners who demonstrate responsible...
PIERRE – Todd Mortenson & Family will be presented the 2011 Leopold Conservation Award in conjunction with the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association’s (SDCA) Annual Convention and Trade Show on Wednesday, December 7 in Pierre. The...
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