Witness the epic battle for Hawai’i’s native forests. Travel from Georgia to Maine along the world’s longest continuous footpath. And, drop in on a funeral parlor where the mantle has a story to tell about an extraordinary tree.
Plus, get the scoop on the Canadian Boreal Forests Agreement, and meet a man continuing the centuries-old tradition of a fire lookout.
Download the entire Spring/Summer 2013 issue.
Correction: The red-legged honeycreeper pictured on the Spring/Summer 2013 cover is native to parts of the Caribbean and Central and South America; it is incorrectly included as a Hawai’ian native species. For images of Hawai’ian native honeycreepers, see Spring/Summer 2013 “Islands in the Balance.”
Behold the power of collaboration in Canada's efforts to protect the boreal woodland caribou.
Unearth the history and cultural significance of an often-overlooked tree.
Discover the complex relationship between invasive and native Hawai'ian species on Earth's largest volcano.
Take a stroll along the Appalachian Trail - the longest continuous footpath in the world.
Big Tree Program coordinator Sheri Shannon takes a tour of Virginia's big trees.
Eric G. Brown discusses the life of a nature photographer in the nation's capital.
Dr. Robert Keane recounts a grizzly bear story and recalls his favorite moments as a forest ecologist working with whitebark pine.
Travel to a remote overlook in Montana to discover the life of a fire lookout.