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CONSERVATION BY COALITION 24

A growing community-based conservation movement
brings changes to rural towns and DC beaurocracy.
—by Jane Braxton Little

THE LAST OF THE GIANTS 30

Would-be tree champions bring attention to the disease
wiping out eastern hemlocks. —by Will Blozan

A TALE OF TWO TRAILS 36

All-volunteer groups are working to create a 700-mile
Trans-Ozark hiking trail. —by Jerry Dupy