Unearth what’s coming between the whitebark pine and Clark’s nutcracker in the Mountain West. Journey into the woods to discover a hidden cache and an outdoor recreation craze. And, investigate the influence a 50-year-old document still holds on the National Park Service today.
Plus, we take a magnifying glass to the fascinating relationship between ants and trees and pay a visit to a place where palms grow in peace.
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From seed to soil, ants help shape the lives of trees.
Find out why this nutcracker's ecological dance with the whitebark pine is falling out of step.
Delve into a quiet stand of pines and the 50-year legacy of land management they helped inspire.
Would we rather have the few dollars that could be extracted from our remaining wild places than the human values they can render…?
Meet urban forestry expert Dr. James Kielbaso, who's in it "for love of the outdoors."
With patience and dedication, W.S. Merwin transformed a wasteland into a wonderland.